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Exciting increase to Can. J. Chem. Eng.’s impact factor

The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering recently received exciting news: our 2-year impact factor has increased from 1.265 to 1.610. The journal’s 5-year impact factor has also increased from 1.395 to 1.495. These increases mean that the journal’s impact factor is at a new all-time high, thanks to the high-quality research from our authors. Journal...

Hiding from the light

If a potentially powerful antibiotic agent is being kept off the market, there must be a good reason; in the case of marinomycin A, it is the result of a frustrating flaw. Derived from a species of marine bacteria, it represents a family of macrodiolides — macrocyclic ethers with some potent medicinal qualities, in this...


May 24-28, 2020

103rd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

Winnipeg, MB
October 25-28, 2020

70th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Ottawa, ON