The two young University of Ottawa researchers will join this illustrious group of emerging talents from around the world whose research spans the sciences, medicine, engineering, social sciences, arts and humanities. Learn more about the GYA.
Achieving Fellow status denotes to the wider community a high level of accomplishment as a professional chemist. Fellows are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of the chemical science, to the advancement of the chemical sciences as a profession, and/or have been distinguished in the management of a chemical sciences organization.
The Melanie O'Neill Young Investigator Award in Biological Chemistry is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to biological chemistry while working in Canada. Read the full article.
Discovered by Emeritus professors Tony Durst (Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences) and John Arnason (Biology), plant extracts containing active ingredients will undergo a clinical study to test their effectiveness in treating anxiety disorders. Read the full article.
The Capital Educators’ Awards recognize the achievements of outstanding educators and celebrates public education in our community – across the entire spectrum from kindergarten to PhD. Award recipients are announced at a gala dinner and ceremony each spring, aptly called EduGala.
Finalists are selected by the participating institutions. A community panel of judges then selects the award recipients. All finalists are invited to attend EduGala, and the Award recipients are announced that evening.
Chemistry professor Michael Organ was awarded the prestigious Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) John C. Polanyi Award, for discoveries that are changing chemical manufacturing processes. Read the complete article.
Gwen Bailey, a former doctoral student in the department, won the Alice Wilson Award from the Royal Society of Canada for her outstanding achievements in advancing knowledge and understanding of the past and present.