This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




  Mobile version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit
Quick Links:    Learning Centre Home   CIC Home    About CIC    Conferences   Read Our Magazine Aug. 28, 2013
 


Watch videos of key
presentations from the
CIC's conferences.

Read news from the three
Constituent Societies of
the CIC.

Get an edge in your job
with these helpful articles.


 CIC Live Learning Centre


The Role of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
Alan Heeger
This talk describes the discovery of ultrafast photoinduced electron transfer as the scientific foundation for the creation of a technology for low cost "plastic" solar cells.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




Catalysis - A Key Technology for Sustainable Chemical Processes and Energy Technologies
Matthias Beller
The development of new and more efficient catalysts constitutes a key factor for achieving a sustainable production of all kinds of chemicals today and in the future. Several major challenges are presented in this talk.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Attosecond Science in Molecular Photonics
Andre Bandrauk
This lecture reviews the evolution of the science of measurement of ultrafast molecular processes from fs to asec time scales, the recent advances and future applications of this new frontier of Molecular Photonics.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


 Society News


Canada nabs triple bronze at Chemistry Olympiad
CIC


The Canadian high school team at the 45th International Chemistry Olympiad in Moscow, Russia had an outstanding showing at this year's July 15-24 annual event.





Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




CIC Toronto Section AGM
CIC
The Chemical Institute of Canada Toronto Section annual general meeting was held this past June at the University of Toronto.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


 Career News


One big reason to worry your bachelor's degree isn't enough
Huffington Post
Those with advanced degrees have experience substantial wage growth over the last 10 years. The same can't be said for people holding only bachelor's degrees. The inflation-adjusted wages of workers with just a bachelor’s degree actually declined between 2002 and 2012, according to a new report from the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Skills Work! camp introduces girls to skilled trades
Daily Commercial News
The all girls Skills Work! camp at Linamar's Frank Hasenfratz Centre for Excellence in Manufacturing in Guelph, ON, was an opportunity for girls entering into Grade 7 and 8 to learn from experts in fields such as CNC machining, electrical and automation. "It's different because you don't have any boys around you saying you can't do this, only guys can do it," said 14-year-old camper Alexandra Rak, who returned for a second year at the camp.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Good career paths for recent grads (Northern Pen)
Career Development Day: Keynote Speaker (Patrick Doyle)
Emerging Models of Innovation for Drug Discovery: Opportunities and Perspectives (Career Development Day)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


Poll: Students picking 'wrong' fields
Castanet
A new report says some students aren't getting as much of a return on their education investment as they should because they aren't focusing on the ideal fields. The CIBC World Markets report says that while completing a post-secondary education is still the best route to a well paying, quality job, the premium is dropping as too few students are graduating from programs that are in high demand.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


FEATURED ARTICLE
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
A joint venture with CAPP: Career possibilities lure new talent
Financial Post
Job opportunities in Canada's oil and natural gas sector are attracting university students and people from abroad. Darren Smylie is a third-year geography and environment student at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. He doesn't yet know which career to choose, but he knows he wants to make a difference.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Good career paths for recent grads
Northern Pen
Graduates who majored in fields of study that are more recession-proof than others could have decided advantages over students who went with other majors. Knowing which careers are still going strong and which have stalled can help college students with goals of finding a career with growth potential. Many different fields require engineers, from mechanical and civil industries to electrical and chemical industries.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Harper announces centre to train northern Canadians to work in Yukon mines
The Globe and Mail
Stephen Harper unveiled a $5.6 million federal grant to build a mining innovation centre in Yukon that will teach northern Canadians the skills needed to fill jobs in the territory's resource industry. ‎‎The prime minister announced the funds during a stop in Whitehorse on the second day of his 2013 summer tour of northern Canada.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more


Surveys show falling job vacancies in Canada during Q2
CTV News
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says the number of job vacancies dropped slightly during the second quarter, an indication of a weaker labour market. The group representing small and medium-sized businesses says there were 289,800 unfilled jobs in the private sector during the April-July period, a drop of about 5,000 from the previous quarter.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




U of Windsor business, engineering students join forces
The Windsor Star
The University of Windsor is bringing together students from two of its powerhouse programs to sharpen their entrepreneurial skills. Starting in September, a new course is being launched for second-year business and engineering students to work on developing and marketing new products. The class is intended to spark entrepreneurship and creative thinking, says the University of Windsor business professor who is one of the course's co-leaders.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


 
CIC Newsletter
Joanne Lam, Content Editor, MultiBriefs, 289.695.5474   Contribute news
MultiBriefs, 469.420.2601    Advertise    

The CIC Newsletter is a weekly e-newsletter from the Chemical Institute of Canada, with highlights from courses and educational programs from past conferences.

This edition of the CIC Newsletter was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here — it's free!



50 Minthorn Blvd., Suite 800, Thornhill, ON, L3T 7X8