Green Chemistry @ MUN


Congratulations to Katalin on her cover art for Polymer Chemistry
August 25, 2015, 2:53 pm
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Kata’s image design was selected to adorn the cover of the September 21 issue of Polymer Chemistry, wherein her paper on CO2/epoxide copolymerization is published (available here as open access). Kata is also a co-author on two other recent papers in Faraday Discussions and Dalton Transactions.

Congratulations to all our co-authors!

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Green Chemistry Research at Memorial University – Our Video
August 23, 2015, 11:43 pm
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To our blog/webpage readers:

We recently made a couple of videos at the ACS meeting in video:

We hope you enjoy watching them.

(They aren’t perfect but they give you an idea of what we are about!)



Article in Press for Special Issue of Polyhedron
August 13, 2015, 2:32 pm
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Congratulations to all group members and collaborators on their work published in Polyhedron this month. It is for a special issue on Inorganic Chemistry in Canada. We feel very honored to be invited to participate in this :)

M. W. Drover et al., Polyhedron, 2015, 102, pp. 60-68, 10.1016/j.poly.2015.07.071

Time to resurrect this colorful image prepared by Marcus Drover for the CSC calender

Time to resurrect this colorful image prepared by Marcus Drover for the Inorganic Division CSC calendar

The article is available free to anyone who is interested at: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1RXEB_6JtpfkIA  but only until Oct. 2nd 2015.



Congratulations to Hart on his Cover Art for Dalton Transactions
July 21, 2015, 7:11 pm
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Hart’s cover art was selected by Dalton Transactions for the July 21st issue on “Earth Abundant Element Compounds in Homogeneous Catalysis”  Congratulations!

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Congratulations to former Kozak Group members!
June 8, 2015, 10:04 pm
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Two former graduate students from the Kozak Group have recently been appointed to academic positions in chemistry.

Dr. Xin Qian (M.Sc. Memorial, 2010) has been appointed to an Associate Professorship at the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing, China. After her time at MUN, Xin completed her PhD in Paris and a postdoctoral fellowship at Oxford.

Dr. Kamrul Hasan (PhD Memorial, 2011) will be starting his Assistant Professorship in September, 2015 in the Department of Chemistry at The University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Following his PhD at MUN Kamrul completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Universities of Sherbrooke and Montreal.

Congratulations to both of you and best wishes for your exciting new careers!



Yesterday – a big congratulations all around!
June 3, 2015, 7:22 pm
Filed under: Group News, St. John's, Students

Congratulations to Jen (PhD Candidate, Kerton Group) who was honoured at the School of Graduate Studies Awards Ceremony.

Jen Murphy at School of Graduate Studies Award Ceremony

Jen Murphy at School of Graduate Studies Award Ceremony

Also,  congratulations to Greg Curtis (MSc, Kerton Group, 2014) on his new job with a start-up company as a medicinal green chemist. He will be using supercritical carbon dioxide in his new work and is about to jet off to his first business meeting/team building exercise in Pittsburgh.

Well done everyone!



Honorary Doctor of Science at MUN
May 29, 2015, 11:57 am
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Margaret-Ann Armour (University of Alberta) has been visiting Memorial University this week to receive her honorary degree. Some members of the group met her at her WISE-NL conversation on Tuesday night, Fran Kerton accompanied her to convocation on Wednesday afternoon and on Thursday she attended a reception in the chemistry department (more photos to come).

Dr. Fran Kerton with Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour just before convocation when Margaret-Ann received her Honorary Doctor of Science

Dr. Fran Kerton with Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour just before convocation when Margaret-Ann received her Honorary Doctor of Science




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