Congratulations to Dr. Graham Murphy and Dr. Derek Schipper who have been chosen as Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardees in 2014. Awardees are chosen by the editorial boards of the journals Synlett, Synthesis and Synfacts and are defined as promising young professors at the beginning of their career. As awardees, they will receive free print and electronic subscriptions to all three journals.
The Department of Chemistry and the Dean of Science co-sponsored a recent workshop conducted by Dr. Rina Carlini entitled: “Career Coaching for Scientists. Workshop 1: Building your Career Home”. This workshop was geared to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows interested in learning more about career development and preparing for future job applications. Dr.
Congratulations to Joanne Wong, a graduate student of Professor Richard Oakley, who won a prize for best oral presentation in materials chemistry at the 46th Inorganic Discussion Weekend at York University. Her paper was entitled, "Pressure induced phase transitions and metallization of a neutral radical conductor."