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May 2, 2016 - Congratulations to TWU's Department of Chemistry 2016 Summer Research Awards Recipients

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) are awarded to students to stimulate interest in research in the natural sciences. They are also meant to expose students to graduate-like studies and encourage them to pursue a research career in these fields. These awards provide research work experience that reinforce their academic studies. Congratulations to this year's Murdoch Grant USRA Award recipients, Mitchell Pfortmueller and Vanessa Yap and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) award recipients, Julia Burgess and Trevor Burgess.

April 2, 2016 - Fraser Valley High School Chemistry Competition at Trinity Western University

Congratulations to this year's high school chemistry competition winners, Yale Secondary (Team Beta).   Honourable mentions go to Mountain Secondary (Team 1) placing  2nd and to Yale Secondary (Team Alpha) and Mountain Secondary (Team 2) for a strong showing tying for 3rd place. 

Nov 7, 2015 - Congratulations Trevor Burgess!

Third year chemistry student Trevor Burgess, under the supervision of Dr. Chad Friesen, represented TWU's chemistry department at the 24th Annual Murdock College Science Research Conference in Vancouver, WA, USA.  He was awarded "Best Poster Presentation in the Category of Organic Chemistry" for his poster entitled, Investigation of Synthetic Methods for the Preparation of Krytox(R) Perfluoroisopropylene Ether (KPIPE)”  Congratulations Trevor!

June 22, 2015 -Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Announces Support for TWU's Dr. Chad Friesen

Dr. Chad Friesen has been awarded $100,000 over 5 years for his research program which focuses on Non-Metal Based Perfluoroalkoxides for New Fluoropolymeric Materials, Theranostics, Pharmaceuticals, and Catalysts