Latest News - Graduate Student Updates and Awards

11 Jul 2014 - 11:17am

Sina Haftchenary, PhD Candidate (Supervisor Patrick Gunning) has been awarded NSERC's 2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF), which goes annually to the top new graduates in Canada and the Department. Read more...

Professor Ulrich Fekl receives $ 110,000 "New Directions" grant from the Petroleum Research Fund (ACS).

9 Jul 2014 - 11:11am

The topic of this research is: "Metals at Tripodal Sites of Adamantane and Graphane-like Surfaces of Nano-diamonds: A Unified Strategy for Petroleum-derived Materials from the Molecular to the Nano-Scale". Professor Ulrich Fekl has opened positions for new graduate students to join this project.

Connaught Summer Institute on Synthetic Biology (June 2-6)

11 Jun 2014 - 2:53pm

Professor David McMillen along with Sergio Peisajovich (CSB), Brian Ingalls (Waterloo Math), and Emina Veletanlic (Impact Centre), organised and ran the first annual Connaught Summer Institute on Synthetic Biology (June 2-6). This workshop is sponsored by U of T’s Connaught Fund, which is the largest internal research funding program in Canada, with $4 million invested annually in emerging and established U of T scholars. This award was given to Prof. David McMillen, with Professors Sergio Peisajovich and Krishna Mahadevan as co-investigators.

Congratulations to The Erindale Chemical and Physical Sciences Society

2 Jun 2014 - 11:38am

The Erindale Chemical and Physical Sciences Society, a student club, has received Honourable Mention in the 2014 CSC Student Chapter Merit Award.  This comes on top of their having won this national award for the past four years in a row.


Professor Marc Laflamme, recipient of New Researcher Award

30 May 2014 - 9:20am

Connaught New Researcher award recipient – Professor Marc Laflamme, Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences, University of Toronto, Mississauga, “The Ediacaran Extinction and the Dawn of Animal Life”.

Please refer to the article in the Research News section of the U of T website.