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The second principle of magic: things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.” – James G. Frazer On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Faculty of Science bid a fond farewell to Joan McConnell, Student Services Lead. Her long and fruitful...

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A warm welcome for new Science students – A warm welcome for new Science students – Faculty of Science Orientation Day a Success!

New students enrolled in the Faculty of Science had a great time at the orientation day organized by the Science Students Association, (SSA), in collaboration with a number of other groups on September 4, 2018. Expert advice from both peers, advisors, and professors was offered; from where to buy textbooks, where to find the best...

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#umscience1st Photo Contest

Win one of twenty $25 Starbucks gift cards! FOLLOW US AND POST A PHOTO OF YOUR SCIENCE FIRST TO TWITTER OR INSTAGRAM WITH #umscience1st We’ll select 20 random winners on September 7, 2018. Ideas: a photo of your first class, first Starbucks coffee, first trip to the library.   BONUS FOLLOW @UMANITOBASCI OR @UMANITOBASSA ON...

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The Department of Chemistry welcomes two of its newest professors: Drs. Sabine Kuss and Christian Kuss.

Dr. Sabine Kuss’ research focuses on electrochemistry and its application to biological systems in the fields of endocrinological diseases, antibiotic drug resistance in pathogens, mitochondrial dysfunctions and cancer development. Disease detection, quantification of cell membrane receptor activity and position, monitoring the correlation of membrane pumps with feature activity, and electrochemical sensing are specific targets of...

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Professor Philip Gregory Hultin Passes Away

It is with great sadness that the Department of Chemistry announces the passing of Professor Philip Gregory Hultin on August 15. Dr.Hultin has been an integral member of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Manitoba since 1993 and has been leading a research group, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and participating actively in...

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Parker Communications has been released!

Find out what’s happened around the Department in 2018 in the recent issue of Parker Communications, our Department newsletter.

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Congratulations Department Teaching Assistant Award Winners!

The Department of Chemistry Teaching Assistant Award winners for 2018 are:  Alexander Pritchard (for teaching at the 1000 level) and Mary Hernando and Grace Idowu (for teaching at the 2000 level). Other nominees:  Fahim Alam, Ronald Domalaon, Jorge Dourado, Yaroslav Germanov, Druba Ghosh, Pavan Mandapati, Rajarshi Mondal, Dion Nemez, Dustin Nevonen, Simarpreet Singh. Congratulations all and...

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Congratulations New Graduates!

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...

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Poster and Oral Presentation Award Winners at National Conference!

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...