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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. Oct. 6, 2017Waterloo chemist recognized by American Chemical Society for advances in chromatographyJanusz Pawliszyn.

    The American Chemical Society announced last month that University of Waterloo chemist Janusz Pawliszyn will receive the 2018 ACS award in Chromatography, sponsored by MilliporeSigma. 

  2. June 28, 2017Welcoming microbiologists from across CanadaThe poster session at the 2017 Canadian Society of Microbiologists

    Organized by a committee co-chaired by Professor Josh Neufeld and Canada Research Chair Laura Hug from the Department of Biology, the CSM 2017 conference brought together 450 participants for a four-day gathering aimed at promoting new ideas and advances in microbiology.

  3. Apr. 5, 2017Chemist Juewen Liu is developing a new test to detect pathogens and contaminants in waterLiu in his lab testing for water contaminants.

    Juewen Liu will receive more than $100,000 over three years from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change for research initiatives that test pathogens and chemical contaminants in water.

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  1. Oct. 18, 2017GWC2 - Wednesday Afternoon Research Seminars: Dan Thomas

    "Chemistry...and the Learning of Chemistry"

    Prof. Dan Thomas
    University of Guelph

    Room:  EIT-2053

  2. Oct. 20, 2017Chemistry Seminar Series: Bill Poirier

    Sulfur Mass Independent Fractionation (S-MIF): How quantum dynamics will answer fundamental questions about the origins of life

    Bill Poirier
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Department of Physics
    Texas Tech University, Texas, USA

    Room: C2 361 (Reading Room)
    Host:  Pierre-Nicholas Roy

  3. Oct. 23, 2017M.Sc. Thesis Defence: Victoria Hisko

    "Fluorescently labeled latex particles to monitor film formation"

    Location:     C2-361
    Supervisor:  M. Gauthier/J. Duhamel 

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