Skip directly to content


Big news for 2020 - we're moving!

on Tue, 16/07/2019 - 13:12

We have some exciting news! In 2020, we will be moving to the University of Calgary! We are particularly excited about the prospect of creating a new (in-house) laboratory for x-ray spectroscopy and exploring new collaborative research opportunities.

Welcome Hugo!

on Tue, 11/06/2019 - 12:47

We are pleased to welcome Hugo Guillou into the group for the summer. Hugo is a master's engineering student at CESI Pau in France and he is spending a few months with us to work on developing new materials for lithium capture. Bienvenue au Canada, Hugo!

BCIDW was a blast!

on Tue, 14/05/2019 - 08:50

The group travelled to sunny Victoria for this year's BC Inorganic Discussion Weekend. It was a great conference, combining great plenary lectures, engaging discussions, and social activities!

Welcome Paytan!

on Sun, 05/05/2019 - 19:37

The group is thrilled to welcome Paytan Robinson, all the way from StFX in Nova Scotia, to UBC for her summer RISE internship.

Congratulations to Xing!

on Fri, 03/05/2019 - 11:01

Congratulations to Xing who passed her Comprehensive Examination today! She is now officially a PhD Candidate. The group is going to The Point to celebrate this afternoon. WELL DONE!

2019 Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms - an awesome meeting!

on Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:04

Pierre went down to Galveston, Texas to participate in the 2019 Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms Gordon Research Conference.

a comprehensive look at nickel(0) pi complexes

on Tue, 29/01/2019 - 08:48

A detailed and comprehensive look at low-coordinate nickel(0) π complexes of relevance to cross-coupling and other organometallic reactivity. It took four years from inception to final product but the result is worth it!