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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. 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.

  2. Oct. 27, 2017Winning tiles from Waterloo's 2017 Periodic Table Contest unveiledPeriod Table New Element contest winning tiles for Nihonium, Muscovium, Tennessine, and Oganesson.

    Four new tile designs for the Periodic Table Project were announced this fall as winners of the New Elements Contest organized Chem 13 News magazine, the Waterloo's Chemistry outreach magazine for chemistry educators.

  3. 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. 

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  1. Nov. 22, 2017GWC2 - Wednesday Afternoon Seminar Series: Elizabeth Meiering

    Professor Elizabeth Meiering
    University of Waterloo

    EIT 2053

  2. Dec. 15, 2017Doctoral Thesis Defence: Vahid Ghodsi

    "Modulating Optical and Photocatalytic Properties of Transparent Metal Oxide Nanostructures via Defect Engineering"

    Location:     STC 1019
    Supervisor:  P. Radovanovic

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