The Ottawa Citizen profiles Chemistry professor Maria DeRosa and her work on “smart fertilizers’. Fertilizers that release plant food when it’s needed. Read the full story here... More
Department of Chemistry
Chemistry has and continues to contribute greatly to the well-being of mankind. Developments such as pharmaceutical drugs, Kevlar, Gortex, and many other synthetic materials that we now use are taken for granted in our daily lives. However, many problems remain. Pollution, global warming, disease, and malnutrition are but a few that involve chemistry. These problems will be better and more quickly tackled and solved by a society that understands and appreciates the role chemistry can play in contributing to these solutions. Learn More.
Professor Eric R. Gauthier from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Laurentian University will present the next OCCI lecture entitled “Hooked on glutamine: The Achilles’ heel of cancer cells’. The lecture will take place on Monday, September 28 at 1 pm in Room 210,... More