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Congratulations to all of our Department’s new graduates (BSc, MSc and PhD)! We are exceptionally proud of your achievements and wish you all the best in your future endeavors! The photo has a representation of those who were available for the group shot and for a complete list of graduates please subscribe to our Department...
The 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition was held in Edmonton, Alberta last week. Congratulations to Arun Krishnamurthy (Kroeker group) and Weslley Silva (van Wijngaarden group)! Arun won third place in the Physical Chemistry division for his talk titled “Bioactive Borophosphate Glasses for Soft Tissue Regeneration: Network Structure and Dissolution Behaviour”. Weslley won second place...
Associate Head (undergraduate) Dr. Sean McKenna has won a 2017 Merit Award for his outstanding commitment to service and research. Congratulations Dr. McKenna!
The first annual Manitoba Chemistry Symposium was held last week at the University of Winnipeg. Congratulations to the following students who won oral presentation or poster presentation awards! Undergraduate Oral Presentation Award: Third place – Liam Berry (Schweizer group) Graduate Oral Presentation Award: First place – Ronald Domalaon (Schweizer group) Second place – Mary Hernando...
The Manitoba Materials Conference 2018 was held yesterday (May 8) on U of M campus where students and researchers from the university showcased their work that relates to materials research. Congratulations to Jason Braun (Herbert group) who won the poster competition in the PhD division!
Congratulations Dr.Elena Smirnova for winning the 2017-2018 Science Students’ Association Professor of the Year Award for excellence in teaching at the 1000 Level!
According to the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) antimicrobial resistance is the largest threat to public health and economic growth. Research by the Schweizer group provides new insight how to cope with these challenges. Click here to go to their review article commenting on recent findings how hybrid antibiotics overcome bacterial resistance in superbugs.
The Canadian Society of Molecular Biosciences 61st annual conference was held mid-April in Banff, Alberta. This year’s conference focused on “Membrane Proteins in Health and Disease”. Congratulations to graduate student Mary Hernando (O’Neil group) for winning a poster award at the conference!
Dr. David Herbert, 2018 Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award Winner
Congratulations to Dr.David Herbert on receiving one of the 2018 Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Emerging Researcher Awards! The award recognizes faculty members in the early stages of their careers who display exceptional innovation, leadership and promise in their chosen fields.
The Department of Chemistry Service Awards are awarded to members of the Department who have shown outstanding contributions to service, research or teaching. This year’s awardees for research, service and teaching are Drs. Sean McKenna, Jennifer van Wijngaarden and Horace Luong, respectively. Congratulations!