Green Chemistry: A Story of Shellfish, Synthesis, and Sustainability

Audrey Moores (McGill University)

Feb 15, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream

Join us for our next public lecture on February 15th at 7pm, with Prof. Audrey Moores from McGill University! Come learn about the cutting-edge techniques she is developing for designing and using sustainable nanoparticles.

Much research has been done on the uses and creation of futuristic molecules such as nanoparticles and biopolymers, but at what cost to the environment? Prof. Moores works in the area of green chemistry to find ways to access these materials more sustainably.

She works at the interfaces between the fields of nanoparticle science, material chemistry, and organic synthesis. She will talk about two related projects where they’ve been using solid phase synthesis, mechanical activation, and aging to access nanoparticles and biopolymers. These projects are highly collaborative, and her group works with folks in physics, chemistry, the National Research Council Canada and Mechanical Engineering. And there will be plenty of crabs as well.

For more info, see the FB event .


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Upcoming Public Outreach Activities

AstroMcGill serves as the education and public outreach branch of the McGill Space Institute. To find more science outreach activities at McGill, visit the Faculty of Science's outreach webpage.

Public Astro Night - Unveiling the Universe with the Webb Telescope

Nathalie Nguyen-Quoc Ouellete (iREx)

Nov 30, 2022 7:00 PM
Location: Leacock Building, Room 132
Public Astro Night
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Past Public Outreach Activities

Special MSI Public Talk - New Horizons: The Exploration of the Pluto System and Beyond

S. Alan Stern (Southwest Research Institute)

Nov 7, 2022 7:30 PM
Location: Adams Auditorium
Special MSI Public Talk
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Public Observing Night

Oct 28, 2022 8:30 PM
Outreach Event
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Public Astro Night - Dark Matter Panel

Katelin Schutz, Saniya Heeba, David Gallacher

Oct 26, 2022 7:00 PM
Location: Maas Chemistry Building room 112
Outreach Event
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Public Observing Night

Sep 30, 2022 8:30 PM
Outreach Event
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Public Astro Night - Planets Near and Far

Eve Lee, Thomas Navarro, Jared Splinter (MSI)

Sep 28, 2022 7:00 PM
Location: McConnell Engineering, Room 204
Public Astro Night
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Life Finds a Way!

Sep 24, 2022 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Redpath Museum Lawn
Outreach Event
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Cosmic Dawn: How the first stars formed and burned off the fog of the Early Universe

Patrick Breyesse (New York University)

Jul 19, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Hybrid - McConnell Engineering 204
Public Talk
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Organelles Without Borders: How Liquid Droplets Organize the Cell

Stephanie Weber (McGill University, Department of Biology)

Jun 29, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: McGill Downtown Campus McConnell Engineering Building (3480 University St) Room 204
Hybrid in-person/livestream
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Window Into the Life of an Astrophysicist

Lisa Dang, Lawrence Herman, Maclean Rouble (McGill University)

May 5, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Leacock Room 132/Youtube Live
Hybrid
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Space Debris Removal: Technologies, Missions, and Science

Inna Sharf (McGill University, Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Apr 28, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream
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Talking Telescopes: Then & Now

Apr 7, 2022 7:00 PM
Location: YouTube Live
Virtual Panel
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Les plus gros trous noirs de l'univers / The Largest Black Holes in the Universe

Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (Université de Montréal)

Mar 31, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream
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Virtual Astronomy Trivia Night

Feb 22, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Outreach Event
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Green Chemistry: A Story of Shellfish, Synthesis, and Sustainability

Audrey Moores (McGill University)

Feb 15, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream
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A Qubit Quandary: A Panel on Quantum Information

Professors Bill Coish, Kartiek Agarwal, and Lilian Childress (McGill University)

Jan 27, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Youtube Live
Livestream
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Enabling new probes of the cosmos with novel technology

Matt Dobbs (McGill University)

Dec 14, 2021 7:00 PM
Livestream
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Virtual Astronomy Trivia Night #3

Nov 23, 2021 7:00 PM
Livestream
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Astronomy in the blink of an eye: Searching for the fastest events in the Universe

Emily Petroff (McGill University)

Oct 19, 2021 7:00 PM
Livestream
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An Evening with Webb: Canadian Astronomers Using the Next Great Space Telescope

Oct 5, 2021 7:30 PM
Location: YouTube Live
Virtual Panel
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Talking with Martians: A panel on red-planet research

Erin Gibbons, Debarati Das, Richard Léveillé (McGill University)

Sep 22, 2021 7:00 PM
Livestream
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