We’ve Changed Our Name!

WICTO is excited to start the new academic year with a new name: Working towards Inclusivity in Chemistry Toronto (WICTO). This group was originally founded as “Women In Chemistry Toronto” in 2014 by a small group of graduate students looking to develop and support a community of women in the…

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New and Improved FAQ

We’ve created a new Frequently Asked Questions page to provide helpful information about our group, our values, and a whole lot of resources. Find it in the About Us section, or click here. We’re looking forward to keeping this FAQ updated as we educate ourselves and as we adapt our…

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Roundtable with Dr. Mona Nemer

Contributed by JoAnn Chen, Monika Satkauskas, and Mireille Ghoussoub During a lunch break on 11 April 2019, Dr. Mona Nemer, Canada’s Chief Science Advisor (CSA), sat down with graduate students in Lash Miller, and engaged in a conversation that spanned from her own experience leading a cardiac biology research group…

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IUPAC Chemistry Breakfast

On February 12th, we joined the global chemistry community in hosting an informal breakfast for the entire Chemistry Department at the University of Toronto in celebration of IUPAC 100. Each campus showed their own unique personalities with varying breakfast offerings. In the downtown campus, pancakes were prepared and served with…

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Round Table with Prof. Mita Dasog

Contributed by Monika Satkauskas This year’s round table discussions began with Dr. Mita Dasog from Dalhousie University. After brief introductions, our conversation started with technical questions inspired from her research talk, “From Shake and Bake Chemistry to Water-Splitting Materials.” From there, we touched on a variety of topics ranging from…

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