Former Murphy group MSc and PhD student Trevor VandenBoer has been awarded a prestigious NSERC Banting postdoctoral fellowship to continue his research at Memorial University in Newfoundland. <- This picture is a little old (2009), but it seems appropriate!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Congratulations Trevor!
A postdoctoral research position is available in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Toronto working in the research group of Jennifer Murphy. Our research interests include the surface-atmosphere exchange of trace gases and particles, with an emphasis on reactive nitrogen compounds. The project will focus on method development of flux techniques for ammonia […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Murphy Group is looking for a postdoc
Nadine is the very deserving recipient of the 2014 Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award.
<— Here she is enjoying life in the Oil Sands last summer!Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Angela is spending a month measuring vertical profiles of nitrogen oxides and ozone within and above the snowpack as a part of the 2014 UBWOS campaign in Horsepool Utah. Keep your fingers crossed for more snow!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Winter ozone in Utah
Undergraduate students, including those finishing 4th year, who are interested in doing research in the Murphy Group during the summer of 2014 should consider the following funding opportunities: Centre for Global Change Science Summer internship due Feb 2014 NSERC CREATE Integrating Atmospheric Chemistry And Physics From Earth To Space Please send Professor Murphy an email […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Summer Undergraduate Opportunities
Angela Hong was recently awarded a Special Opportunity Graduate Travel Fellowship from the Department of Chemistry. This funding will allow Angela to participate in a field campaign to study winter ozone formation in Utah. Angela’s measurements of nitrogen oxides within and above the snowpack are designed to help unravel the chemical story behind this mysterious […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Congratulations, Angela!
Nadine Borduas won the department’s Green Chemistry Initiative’s Future Leaders in Green Chemistry Challenge in the education category. Her proposal is for an undergraduate retrosynthesis assignment that asks students to use the recently published GlaxoSmithKline reagent guide and solvent selection guides. You can learn more about the Green Chemistry Initiative here: http://www.chem.utoronto.ca/green/index.htmContinue Reading... Comments Off on Well done, Nadine!
Group members Greg, Alex, and Nadine are out in Alberta along with university and government colleagues to study the composition of the atmosphere in the Oil Sands region of northern Alberta. Here are some views of the Syncrude facilities looking north.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Atmospheric Science in the Oil Sands
Farewell to Jeff Geddes, who is headed to Halifax for a postdoctoral fellowship with Randall Martin.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Farewell to Jeff
Congratulations to Phillip who has completed his masters and is off to spend the summer in the wilds of Minnesota before starting starting his medical degree at UofT!Continue Reading... Comments Off on More Congratulations!