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Kris Kim awarded Norman Stuart Robertson Fellowship

Congratulations to Kris Kim, who has been awarded the Norman Stuart Robertson Fellowship! This SGS University-wide award is given to students in the sciences on the basis of academic merit.

By | July 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kris Kim awarded Norman Stuart Robertson Fellowship

Kris Kim Awarded David H. Farrar Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry

Congratulations to Kris Kim, who has been awarded the David H. Farrar Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry! The David H. Farrar Graduate Scholarship is awarded to graduate students in the Department of Chemistry who have distinguished themselves both academically and for their leadership and contribution to the life of the University through student governance, community service or [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kris Kim Awarded David H. Farrar Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry

Collaboration with Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Results in Vital Alzheimer’s Finding

Researchers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, and the Walker Lab at the University of Toronto have identified the shape of the amyloid beta protein that is believed to trigger Alzheimer's disease. The team used a modified version of Raman spectroscopy, using spontaneous binding of the [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Collaboration with Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Results in Vital Alzheimer’s Finding

Kris Kim Wins 2015 TA Teaching Excellence Award!

Congratulations to PhD student Kris Kim, who has been awarded a University of Toronto TATP TA Teaching Excellence Award! Kris is one of only four winners of this award across all of the University of Toronto for 2015. The Teaching Assistants' Training Program's (TATP) Teaching Excellence Award recognizes the contributions of outstanding TAs at the [...]

By | May 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kris Kim Wins 2015 TA Teaching Excellence Award!

Christopher Walters wins poster award at SOUSCC!

Christopher Walters was awarded 3rd prize at the physical symposium of the Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference (SOUSCC), held at the University of Toronto-Mississauga on March 21, 2015, for his poster "Hybrid Plasmonics and Resonant SERS." Congratulations, Christopher!

By | March 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Christopher Walters wins poster award at SOUSCC!

Walker Group research on boron nitride nanotubes highlighted in Nature Materials!

The recent Nature Communications paper by Xiaoji Xu et al,  “One-dimensional Surface Phonon Polaritons in Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” has been highlighted by Nature Materials! Read the News & Views column here .

By | November 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Walker Group research on boron nitride nanotubes highlighted in Nature Materials!

Congratulations to Leonid Gilburd and Kris Kim!

Graduate students Leonid Gilburd and Kris Kim are the recent recipients of chemistry scholarships!   Leonid has been awarded the Irene R. Miller Scholarship in Chemistry and Kris has been awarded the Alex Harrison Award in Environmental Mass Spectrometry. Congratulations, Leonid and Kris!

By | November 17th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Congratulations to Leonid Gilburd and Kris Kim!

Kris Kim wins the best poster award at SPM-on-SPM!

At the recent SPM-on-SPM Conference, held in Toronto, September 2-6, 2014, Walker Group doctoral student Kris Kim won the award for best poster.  Former Walker Group member Ruby Sullan (now postdoctoral at Université Catholique de Louvain) additionally won the award for best student/postdoctoral oral presentation.  Congratulations Kris and Ruby! Kris Kim being issued the [...]

By | September 10th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Kris Kim wins the best poster award at SPM-on-SPM!

Congratulations to Christina MacLaughlin!

On June 16, Christina MacLaughlin successfully defended her PhD dissertation, "Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Nanoparticles as Optical Labels for Imaging Cell Surface Proteins"!  Congratulations to Christina, who will soon begin a postdoctoral fellowship at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network.

By | July 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations to Christina MacLaughlin!

Christina MacLaughlin wins the F.E. Beamish Prize in Physical Chemistry!

Congratulations to Christina MacLaughlin, who has been awarded the F.E. Beamish Prize in Physical Chemistry for 2013/14! This prize is awarded annually to one student in the Department of Chemistry in recognition of their excellent work.

By | June 12th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Christina MacLaughlin wins the F.E. Beamish Prize in Physical Chemistry!