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Bio-Inspired Coupling of Phenols and Amines

Published: 9May2017

1,2-Oxy-aminoarenes are omnipresent in biologically active molecules and advanced materials, but current syntheses are often atom and step inefficient, and can require highly optimized and...

The Li group uses alkyl carbanions to make greener nucleophilic additions

Published: 23Feb2017

Xijie Dai, Haining Wang and C.J. Li have recently demonstrated that carbonyl derivatives could be used in a similar fashion to Grignard reagents using a smart Umpolung strategy and thus replaced...

The second issue of the student-led McGill Green Chemistry Journal is out!

Published: 23Feb2017

For the second year in a row, students from the Green Chemistry course (CHEM 462) are releasing their journal issue, published online as The McGill Green Chemistry Journal. This volume gathers the...

Book review

Published: 4Jan2016

Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules, Separating fact from fiction, and the science of everyday life   See PDF attachments for further information  

Canada AM

Published: 12May2015

Dr. Joe sits down with Bev Thomson on Canada AM and chats about his new book, "Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules." Click here to see the full interview.

Science Rendez-vous

9May201513:00
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15:00

As part of  "Science Rendez-vous," celebrated across the country on Saturday May 9, we will be presenting the "Science of Magic" and "Fun with Chemistry" at the Otto Maass Chemistry Building....

Book Launch!

12May201517:30

Joe Schwarcz’s new book, “Monkeys, Myths and Molecules” is to be launched at the McGill University bookstore on May 12 at 5:30. Everyone is invited to hear some fun stories and even experience a...

2015 TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM. A Question of Evidence: Vaccines, GMOs, and Cell Phones

28Sep2015
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29Sep2015

In the Information Age, how can you discern legitimate science from cherry-picked data, opinion posing as fact, association confused with cause and effect, bogus advice from self-appointed experts,...

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