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."


The first mass extinction of complex organisms at the hands of newly evolving animals

3 Sep 2015 - 11:23am

Research conducted by Marc Laflamme, Earth Science Professor, Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences and his colleagues in Namibia showcases the first mass extinction of complex organisms at the hands of newly evolving animals.Their work has been published in the September 02, 2015 issue of Science daily and was also picked up by British newspaper,

CPS Professor Kent Moore is in the news!

29 Jun 2015 - 3:20pm
CPS Professor Kent Moore is in the news!

Washington Post has published an article about Professor Kent Moore’s paper, which was released today in Nature Climate Change Journal. The study says “Retreating sea ice in the Iceland and Greenland Seas may be changing the circulation of warm and cold water in the Atlantic Ocean, and could ultimately impact the climate in Europe”.