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Thank you Thamy!

on Thu, 04/12/2014 - 11:41

After completing her doctoral degree in the group and spending the last year working as a postodoctoral fellow, Thamy will be leaving the group to pursue other opportunities.

Lots of fun at the 2014 Group Holiday Party

on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 23:32

Everybody gathered at Pierre's place to celebrate the holiday season by eating too much lasagna, drinking sweet German mulled wine and exchanging gifts. We had a great crowd of people and made "Feuerzangenbowle" for the first time (it's German holiday mulled wine with an additional twist - a fiery sugar cone doused in rhum!).

Graduate scholarship opportunity for francophones from outside Québec

on Fri, 21/11/2014 - 15:49

The Fondation Baxter & Alma Ricard provides graduate scholarships for francophone students from areas where french-speakers are in a minority (basically - francophones from outside Québec). These three-year scholarships are designed to support such students during their graduate studies.

International collaboration funded by NSERC

on Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:20

We just found out that our proposal on Supported catalysts for sustainable water oxidation was funded by NSERC. This new funding will enable collaboration between ourselves and the research groups of Cathleen Crudden (Queen's), Hugh Horton (Queen's), H. Bernie Kraatz (UT), and Martin Albrecht (UC

Welcome Hans!

on Wed, 10/09/2014 - 13:07

Hans Yang, a 4th year honours student in Chemistry at UBC, has just joined the group to perform his honours thesis research. He will be working on the chemistry of ruthenium dimers of interest as potential intermediates in anticancer activity. It should be a fun year!

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