Green Chemistry @ MUN

New vistas in enzymatic catalysis for green chem
October 6, 2014, 7:09 pm
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Who says we need solvents? or even water for biocatalysis. Very cool research out of the UK:

NSERC CGS-M Scholarship Applications at Memorial University
October 1, 2014, 11:28 am
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The deadline for NSERC CGS-M applications this year is December 2014. Information can be found on this webpage:   Good luck with your applications!

If you have any questions about the Chemistry graduate program or the interdisciplinary Environmental Science program at Memorial University – please get in touch with professors directly:  or fill in the request for information form at:

Early Group Thanksgiving Meal
September 28, 2014, 10:51 pm
Filed under: Group News, Group Photos, Students

Today, the group got together at the Profs’ house for an early thanksgiving meal – so our German visitors could participate before heading home!

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Congrats and farewell
September 25, 2014, 10:13 am
Filed under: Group News, Students

Congratulations to our DAAD RISE Weltweit students, who will be returning to Germany soon. We wish them a safe journey home and an enjoyable RISE conference later in the Autumn/Fall.

If there are any Canadian BSc students (or US or UK ones) out there interested in a research internship in Germany next summer, please go to:  Memorial students please speak to Dr. Kerton if you want more information or have any questions.

Also, congratulations to Kenson Ambrose (Kozak group) and Hart Plommer (Kerton group) upon their transfer from the MSc stream to the PhD stream at Memorial.

Finally, congrats to Hassan (PhD 2011, Kerton group) on his new job as Senior Chemist at Avivagen Inc. in Ottawa.

Information Session on NSERC Scholarships
September 22, 2014, 7:03 pm
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On behalf of MUN’s School of Graduate Studies:

There will be an information session on NSERC’s Canada Graduate Scholarship/Postgraduate Scholarship programs on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Bitters in Field Hall from 7-9 pm.

The session will provide tips on the specifics of writing a strong application. Undergraduate students in their final year, graduate students and faculty are welcome to attend this session. Refreshments will be available.

OCEANS’14 conference
September 19, 2014, 10:58 am
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Fran gave a well received lecture in the “Sustainable Aquaculture Technologies” symposium at OCEANS’14, which was held in our home city of St. John’s, NL.  This is an annual conference organized by MTS (the marine technology society) and IEEE (Inst. of electronic and electrical engineering) OES (Oceanic Engineering Society). The day began early with a speakers breakfast at 7:00 am in the conference centre and ended with the change to mix-mingle and exchange business cards with the other speakers in her session. She was also interviewed by the CBC fisheries broadcast about the group’s research, and how a chemist could become involved in aquaculture.  Via the link above, you can catch Fran at about 8:00 min in

Memories of the Summer
September 11, 2014, 11:21 am
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The MUN Green Cat Chem members taking a break from the Green Chemistry Gordon Research Conference to visit the Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong


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