Green Chemistry @ MUN

Dr. Kerton Dean of Science Distinguished Scholar 2016
September 27, 2016, 7:09 pm
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Dean of Science,  Dr. Mark Abrahams, giving the Distinguished Scholar Medal to Dr. Fran Kerton

Fran was honoured to received the Faculty of Science’s Distinguished Scholar Medal last week. This is for “outstanding and sustained contributions which demonstrate a balanced approach to scholarly activities in both teaching and research“. Dr Kerton and her group perform research in the area of Green Chemistry – specifically related to sustainability issues surrounding our ocean environment including valorization of fishery/aquaculture waste, carbon dioxide as a C1 feedstock and degradable polymer synthesis. In teaching, she has been teaching introductory inorganic chemistry for a number of years, and also teaches green chemistry, organometallics, catalysis and general chemistry.


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