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Crudden group shuffle

August 27, 2015

We can’t believe how quickly this summer has passed! Tomorrow our undergrad Kennedy finishes his time with us. He’s been a great personality in the group, has worked hard, and has learned lots (we hope!!). We’ll be very sorry to see him go back to regular studies. Next week we’ll start welcoming our new grad students into the group! Keep an eye out for their bios on the group members page!

CREATE mini-symposium

August 11, 2015

We’ve been busy preparing for the CREATE mini-symposium that’s being held at Queen’s this week, August 13th & 14th. We’re excited to welcome Dr. Kenichiro Itami, Dr. Christopher Baddeley, Dr. Peter McBreen, and physics faculty Dr. Alastiar McLean as plenary speakers. If you’re interested in coming to hear a number of exciting talks on chiral materials, we’d be happy to see you in CHE117.

Visiting student

August 5, 2015

We’re excited to welcome Ryoto Kojima to the group for the next few months. He’s visiting us from Dr. Hajime Ito’s group at Hokkaido University. Keep an eye out for his bio, coming shortly!

Ministry of Research and Innovation funding

June 15, 2015

At a press conference last week, the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI) announced that it would provide the matching funds as outlined in our CFI proposal. In total, $16 million dollars from the provincial government will be coming to Queen’s researchers! Check out the Gazette article here.