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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps having almost 50,000 users. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine ran a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Over 200 submissions were received.  See the new elements contest winners.  

  1. Dec. 12, 2017Waterloo Chemists develop batteries to triple the range of electric vehiclesElectric car being charged.

    New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles.

    The breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery storage capacity.

  2. Nov. 27, 2017Waterloo Chemistry’s flipped lab: a new model for hands-on learningJulie Goll.

    Julie Goll admits traditional chemistry labs can fall short of preparing students to work independently in the lab.

  3. Nov. 3, 2017Not just making Tylenol anymore: Undergrad labs expose students to the cutting edge of chemistryQuantum nanodots experimental results showing the colour of the dots versus time of reaction.

    By Dr. Rick Marta
    Chemistry Instructor, University of Waterloo

    At the University of Waterloo, we are constantly upgrading our undergraduate chemistry labs to keep pace with today’s technology. This isn’t just a matter of honing professional skills. I believe that students genuinely enjoy learning about the science that shapes their everyday lives.

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  1. Jan. 24, 2018Chemistry Seminar Series: Viktor V. Zhdankin

    Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry

    Viktor V. Zhdankin
    Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    University of Minnesota Duluth

    Room:  C2-361 (Reading Room)
    Host:  Graham Murphy

  2. Jan. 24, 2018Chemistry Seminar Series: Daniel Foucher

    Pushpull Alternating and Hypercoordinate Asymmetrical Architectures for Light and Moisture Stable Polystannanes

    ​Daniel Foucher
    Department of Chemistry and Biology
    Ryerson University

    Room:  C2-361 (Reading Room)
    Host:  E. Fillion

  3. Jan. 24, 2018GWC2 - Wednesday Afternoon Research Seminars: Linda Nazar

    "From Solid State to Aqueous Electrochemical Energy Storage Batteries"

    Professor Linda Nazar
    University of Waterloo

    EIT 2053

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