A talk about climate change to High School Students

3 Mar 2016 - 9:01am
Atmospheric Professor Kent Moore, grad student Marc De Benedetti & St. Joan of Arc High School Students

Atmospheric Professor Kent Moore and his graduate student Marc De Benedetti (back row on the right) gave a talk to the grade 10 science students at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary school in January 2016, as a conclusion to their climate unit for the course. The focus of the talk was to show students what it meant to study climate change; that we "don't just wear white lab coats", as one student put it. Prof.

CPS Dodge Ball Game

2 Dec 2015 - 5:26pm
CPS Dodge ball Game

The first ever CPS (Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences, UTM) Dodge ball game was held over lunch on Monday, November 30th. It was a courageous battle between the Faculty (Josh, Marc and Shawn) and select student members of the Gunning Lab. They were gracious enough to loan a couple of bodies to the faculty side to even things up. In a gutty performance, team faculty won by the narrowest of margins! Fun was had by all……………despite the head shots! 

2014-15 CPS Student Award Winners

9 Nov 2015 - 3:33pm
2014-15 CPS Student Award Winners

The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences congratulates its 2014-15 undergraduate and graduate student award winners. The award winners were honored at the Department’s annual awards reception on Friday, 06 November 2015. As always, we are thankful to the sponsors of these awards, and appreciate their support in recognizing the achievements of our students.

The Extinction of the Ediacarans

21 Sep 2015 - 1:08pm

CPS Professor Marc Laflamme talks about the "The Extinction of the Ediacarans" with Bob Mcdonald on CBC Radio Show - Quirks & Quarks. Please click here to listen to the online version of the interview.

Congratulations to our Phd Student, Sara da Silva.

11 Sep 2015 - 10:40am
Sara da Silva

CPS Phd Student, Sara da Silva (Supervisor: Patrick Gunning) has recently been awarded 1st Place for her Oral Presentation in the division of Biological and Medicinal Chemistry at this past 98th Canadian Society for Chemistry conference (Ottawa) for her work entitled, "The discovery of a novel inhibitory mechanism for an ubiquitin-like activating enzyme, UBA5."