Department of Chemistry

Seminars & Events

The Department of Chemistry hosts guest speakers from local industry, research institutes, other universities, and from our own campus as part of a regular seminar series during the academic year. Most talks are open to the public.

If you’d like to be kept informed about upcoming seminars, please email


2017-2018 Chemistry Department Seminar Schedule

October 13, 2017


Dr.  Mark Stradiotto, Chemistry Department
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS


Move Over Palladium: Developing
PAd-DalPhos/Nickel-Catalysed C-N Cross-Couplings (abstract) 


Time:  11:30 AM; Location: Atrium AT101


October 20, 2017


Mr. Veselin Milosevic
Cellufuel Inc., Halifax, NS


Cellufuel: Diesel production via biomass depolymerization (abstract)


Time:  11:30 AM; Location: Atrium AT101


November 3, 2017


Dr. Kevin Stamplecoskie, Chemistry Department
Queen's University, Kingston, ON


Atomically Precise Metal Clusters and Their Use in Light Harvesting (abstract)


Time:  11:30 AM; Location: Atrium AT101