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Congratulations! UBC Graduate Students receive presentation awards at 2013 CSC in Quebec City

Congratulations to the following graduate students who received honours at the 2013 Canadian Society for Chemistry 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Quebec City, QC.








Dinesh Aluthge (Mehrkhodavandi Research Group) - Springer Voucher for the Inorganic Division Poster Presentation entitled “Highly Active and Site-selective Indium Catalysts for Lactide Polymerization”







Amanda Musgrove (Bizzotto Research Group/Lehki TA) – Honourable Mention for the Surface Science Poster Presentation entitled “Fluorescence and AFM Imaging of Solid-Supported Bilayers of Octadecanol and liposomal DOPC” and the Reg Friesen Award for Best Oral Paper in  the Chemical Education Division , entitled “Case-based Activities in a Large Second-year Analytical Course”










Joe Leung (Sammis Research Group) - 2nd place for the Organic Division (synthetic and catalytic aspects of fluorine chemistry) Poster Presentation entitled “ Light-Mediated Decarboxylative Radical Fluorination”