Upcoming Events

Chemistry Holiday Party

Hello Everyone!

This year the annual Chemistry Holiday Party will be held at Club Ilia (see attached poster). This will be a semi-formal event however we encourage you to show some holiday spirit. As a reminder, this event is open to EVERYONE in the department (faculty, staff, and grad students). Tickets will be on sale starting Monday Nov. 20th to Friday Dec. 1st. We will have about 100 tickets available and they will be priced at $25 each. You can get your tickets from the following people/locations:

4D Labs - David Ester

SSB 9000 level - Chemistry General Office

SSB 8000 level - Curtis Gibbs

SSB 7000 level - Nas Yousefi

TASC-II 8000 level - Ali Nejatie

If you have special dietary requirements (vegetarian, gluten-free, etc), please send me an email and I will arrange to have a dedicated meal for you. We will also be hosting trivia, bingo, and will be playing some good ol' holiday music. Lets make this a fun and memorable event for everyone!


Ali Nejatie

President Chem Caucus

Recent Events

Departmental Poster Competition

The Poster Competition was held on the afternoon of Friday, October 13, 2017 on the C-7000 level hallways. There was a social afterward in the Chemistry Atrium Lounge. Judging began at 3 pm. The regulations governing the competition are included in the attached Abstract, which you will use to submit your entry to chemgdin@sfu.ca. NOTE: Students with an outstanding or unsatisfactory progress report will not be eligible to participate in the poster competition. There are only 50 slots available so plan early!! The deadline for submission is 4:00 pm Friday, October 6, 2017. Dimension of the poster display boards are 4' x 4' or 120 cm x 120 cm. Plan your poster to fit within these dimensions. Each Travel Minor Research Awards are valued at $1,000 each and must be used towards attending a national or international conference at which the award winner will present their poster. Students are now responsible to print their own posters. You can have your poster printed at the following services: Documents Solution Maggie Benston Centre, 0001 Copy Centre Maggie Benston Centre, 2260 Cornerstone Printing 8930 University High Street 604-568-3929


Caucus Elections

Hi Everyone, Another year has gone by and thus it is time to announce the new Chemistry Graduate Caucus that have offered to volunteer their time to improve your experience at SFU. This coming year's caucus includes:

President: Ali Nejatie

Vice President: Joe Egan

Secretary: Garret Muir

Treasurer: Nas Yousefi

GSS Representative: Audrey Taylor

First Alternate GSS Rep.: Fatima Garcia

Second Alternate GSS Rep.: David Ester

DGSC Representative: Ania Sergeenko

Alternate DGSC Rep.: Cindy Wu

Social Coordinators: Diego Martelino and Gregory MacNeil

Sports Representative: Matthew Deen

Information Coordinator: Tasleem Muzaffar

TSSU Representatives: David Guan, Curtis Gibbs, Parisa Shiri, Nas Yousefi, Tasleem Muzaffar, Heather Baroody, Xiaoyun Yuan (Kelsy) and Ania Sergeenko

Thank you to all who have offered up their time in the up coming year. A special thank you to the members of the 2016-2017 Caucus, I appreciate all the hard work everyone put in and I know your fellow students do as well.

Thank you,

Declan McKearney