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Molly Shoichet to Speak at TEDxToronto on Thu, Oct 22

During the seventh annual TEDxToronto conference, taking place on Thursday, October 22 at The Royal Conservatory of Music, Molly Shoichet will discuss how we're on the threshold of a whole new way of deliverying medicine. This year the theme of the conference is, Thresholds. View her trailer.

Special Seminar on Wed, Nov 4

On Wednesday, November 4 from 12:30-2pm in WB116, Michael C. Kavanaugh, Principal at Geosyntec Consultants Inc., will be giving a special seminar entitled, The Legacy Site Challenge: Getting to Closure, which provides an overview of the legacy site challenge, primarily focused on the US experience, and discuss lessons learned in the pursuit of legacy site restoration that may be of value to other nations in earlier stages of industrial development.

Clean Tech Internships

Clean Tech internships are available to engineering grads under the age of 30. Please help spread the word by sharing this link: http://cleantech.collegesinstitutes.ca/

REMINDER: Vote on Mon, Oct 19

Federal election is on Monday, October 19! Please reminde students of the importance of their participation.

REMINDER: Frieder Mugele Presents on Wed, Oct 21

Professor Frieder Mugele from Physics of Complex Fluids, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, Enschede (The Netherlands) will present Controlling Drop Dynamics by Electrically Tunable Energy Landscapes on Wednesday, October 21 at 9am in the Red Seminar Room of the Donnelly Centre (160 College Street).

REMINDER: WHMIS Refresher on Thu, Nov 5

Our Annual WHMIS refresher session will be held on Thursday, November 5 from 12-1pm in SF-1105. Only one in-person session will be held. Doors will be locked once the session begins at 12:10pm. No exceptions. So please be prompt.


October 16, 2015

Volume 32, Issue 39

In this issue:

Grad Office


Grad Office


NSERC CGSM 2016-17

Student deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Graduate unit deadline to SGS: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Value/duration: $17,500 for one year
Level of study: To support Master’s or, in some cases, doctoral programs in Canada
Required legal status: Domestic students (Canadian citizen or permanent resident)
Results: Week of April 1, 2016 via Research Portal

Question for CGSM NSERC please contact Kelly Nolan (kelly.nolan@utoronto.ca). Please contact Stacey Kwan (staceym.kwan@utoronto.ca) for questions regarding CGSM CIHR.



Click here for the Chem Eng Calendar


Wednesday, October 21 - LLE, Irving O. Shoichet Distinguished Lecture, Finding the Right Balance - From Small Molecules to Membrane Proteins, Dame Carol Robinson, Oxford University, 12:30-2pm, WB116

Wednesday, November 11 - LLE, Open Source Science: A Road to Industry Engagement and Funding, Aled Edwards, University of Toronto, 12:30-2pm, WB116

Wednesday, November 18 - LLE, Engineering Fracking Fluids with Computer Simulation, Eric Stefan Shaqfeh, Stanford University, 12:30-2pm, WB116

Wednesday, November 25 - LLE, Molecular Bioinspiration and Interfaces, Markus Linder, Aalto University, Finland, 12:30-2pm, WB116

Thursday, November 26 - Scholars & Leaders Reception, 6-8pm, Massey College

Friday, November 27 - Chem Club Dinner and Dance, 6-10pm, Atlantis (955 Lakeshore Blvd W)

Wednesday, December 9 - LLE, Aggregation-Induced Emission: Together We Shine, Ben-Zhong Tang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 12:30-2pm, WB116

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - LLE, Research in an Industrial Catalysis World: A Lifelong Adventure, Stuart Soled, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co., 12:30-2pm, WB116

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - LLE, Bioconversion of Methane by Aerobic Methanotrophic Bacteria, Mary Lidstrom, University of Washington, 12:30-2pm, WB116

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - LLE, 2015 AEESP Distinguished Lecturer, The Interplay Between Chemicals and Microbiomes; An Environmental Biotechnology Perspective, Nancy Love, University of Michigan, 12:30-2pm, WB116

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - LLE, Making the Environment Part of the Next Generation of Urban Water Infrastructure, David Sedlak, University of California, Berkeley, 12:30-2pm, WB116

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - LLE, Thermodynamics in Cryobiology: How Math Can Save Knees, Janet Elliott, University of Alberta, 12:30-2pm, WB116


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