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Kudos to Prof Saul Goldman!
Cover of 'Gas Bubble Dynamics in the Human Body'
Saul Goldman has continued his fundamental research into gas dynamics, which runs parallel to his personal interests of scuba diving!  One of the key practical issues that  his work addresses is the timing of divers' return to the surface in order to avoid 'the bends', where bubbles of N2 form in the bloodstream, with painful, sometimes fatal, consequences.  Saul has been trying to replace empirical 'dive tables' with information that couples physical interactions, better statistical models, and a more realistic understanding of how bubbles behave in the bloodstream.
Saul and his collaborators have just published "Gas Bubble Dynamics in the Human Body", though Academic Press/Elsevier.  This book combines Saul's research using statistical mechanics with the insights of medical practitioners to give fundamental and applied components in a single volume.
Congratulations Saul!
Portrait of Prof. Adrian Schwan
Recognized as one of nine 'Outstanding Reviewers' by the Canadian Journal of Chemistry!
First page of key article
Acid mine drainage: electrochemical approaches to prevention, and remediation of acidity and toxic metals

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Upcoming Events
CHEM*7950 Seminar - Kayla Snyder, University of Guelph - Thurs. June 21, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in SSC1504
“The Exploitation of Molecular Perturbation Effects in Infrared Spectroscopy ”
in partial fulfillment of requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in the Department of Chemistry on Thursday June 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm in SSC 1504
Departmental Seminar: New Generation of Electrochemical Scanning Probe Microscope for Interdisciplinary Research in Physical Science and Life Science - Dr. Jingpeng (Frank) Wang - Fri. June 22, 1:30 PM in MACN 222
Dr. Jingpeng (Frank) Wang
Application Scientist, HEKA Instruments Inc. (a division of Harvard Bioscience)
Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry (GWC)2 Awards
On Friday April 27, 2018 GWC2 Faculty, Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students met at the University of Waterloo for the GWC2 Annual Meeting, Seminar, Graduate Poster Session and Awards Presentations. Please see the attached for this year’s award winners
Poster Print Shop - Closed
Poster Print Shop - Closed
The Chemistry Poster Printer will be closed as of Dec 11, 2017.  The reopen date remains to be determined.
An informative walk through the process of designing a scientific poster. Many useful tips.
Archive photos of past departmental events.

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The Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a fantastic environment in which to pursue your M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree.
Minuscule particles that approach the atomic scale often display new and exciting properties that differ from those in the bulk material. Nanoscience studies these materials that are used across all the other science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering.
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A selection of resources aimed at High School teachers and students.