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Russell Boyd, FCIC, has been reappointed to the international editorial board of the Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, which is published in association with the Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society and the ACS Division of Computers in Chemistry.

Mary Anne White, FCIC, has been appointed as a consulting editor for materials science for the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.

Two years devoted to full-time research and writing is the reward of winning the Canada Council for the Arts Killam Research Fellowships, and four CIC members have been given this opportunity.

* Michael A. Brook, MCIC will be working on 'Combining Silicones with Biomolecules: Biocompatible and Biodegradable Copolymers with New, Beneficial Properties' at McMaster University;

* Peter Legzdins, FCIC, will focus on 'The Functionalization of Hydrocarbons Mediated by Tungsten Alkylidene and Related Complexes' at the University of British Columbia;

* Christian Roy, FCIC, from Universite Laval, will research 'Vacuum Pyrolysis of Biomass for Renewable Energy'; and

* Thomas T. Tidwell, FCIC, of the University of Toronto, will work on 'Organic Chemistry: Highly Reactive Intermediates: Mechanistic Studies by Fast Reaction Techniques, and Synthetic Applications.'

The Killam Research Fellowships support scholars engaged in research projects of outstanding merit in a broad range of disciplines. Other winners of the fellowships this year come from history, mathematics, comparative literature, law, and biology, to name a few.
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Date:Apr 1, 2002
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