Having Fun:




Daisy receives her M.Sc. Chinook Symposium poster prize - congratulations!


Edward receives his Ph.D. Chinook Symposium poster prize - great job!




Paul conquers Mount Kilimanjaro!


The constant increase in oxygen makes one feel superhuman when descending Kilimanjaro!


It doesn't get better than having the glove box all to yourself!




Daisy presenting a poster at the 13th Annual Chinook Symposium.


Ash presenting his poster at the 2019 CSC Conference in Quebec City.


Dylan receives 1st Prize for his oral presentation at the 7th Latin American Symposium on Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry (SILQCOM7) in Cartagena, Colombia. Congratulations Dylan!


Maren Podewitz (University of Innsbruck), Paul Hayes, Ivan Castillo (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)

It's so great to see old friends, especially when in Colombia!


Dylan, Paul and David Morales-Morales (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) on the Party Bus in Cartagena!


Celebrating Dylan's 1st Prize at SILQCOM7



Paul's 1st class on Canadian culture and society at Hokkai-Gakuen University in Sapporo, Japan

It's stressful to be so far from the chemistry comfort zone!


Paul's 1st class on Canadian culture and society at Hokkai-Gakuen University in Sapporo, Japan


End of semester diinner with Hokkai-Gakuen University students and outstanding friend Jik Lee


Paul and Prof. Hisako Hashimoto (Tohuku University)

43rd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry in Sendai, Japan




Profs. David Emslie (McMaster University), Roland Roesler (University of Calgary), Paul Hayes, Jennifer Love (UBC)

2017 CSC Conference in Toronto, Ontario


Outdoor poster session with Profs. David Morales-Morales (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Eduardo Peris (Universitat Jaume I), Ivan Castillo (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) and Keith Hollis (Mississippi State University) at the International Conference on Polymers and Advanced Materials (POLYMAT 2017) in Huatulco, Mexico


Dinner wtih Profs. Keith Hollis (Mississippi State University), Eduardo Peris (Universitat Jaume I), Ronan Le Lagadec (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)), David Morales-Morales (UNAM), Ivan Castillo (UNAM) and others in Huatulco, Mexico




Jackson delivering his Award for Undergraduate Research in Inorganic Chemistry (AURIC) lecture at the CSC Conference in Halifax.




Carthew Alderson Hike in Waterton National Park




Group trip to Calgary - Go Flames go!


Summer at Mojo's: Connor MacNeil, Brooke MacKay, Matt Zamora, Mikko Hänninen


Friday afternoon at the Zoo: Matt Zamora, Connor MacNeil, Brooke MacKay, Mikko Hänninen


Farewell Mikko!




Breanne being recognized by Dean of Graduate Studies Rob Wood for her NSERC CGS-M and Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Scholarships



Paul with Profs. Jean-Michel Grévy and David Morales-Morales in Cueranavaca, Mexico.


2013 Christmas party - "Paul Hayes" Rainbow Jumbling Towers make another appearance!




Kevin rocking "Paul Hayes" Rainbow Jumbling Towers at the 2012 Christmas Party.



2012 camping trip to Writing on Stone Provincial Park

Kevin Johnson, Jamie Goettel, Joanne Hayes, Paul Hayes, Victoria Hayes,
Breanne Kamanz, John Hayes, Majken Villiger, Muhieddine Safa


Celebrating after Kevin successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis.


Now we have to call him Dr. Johnson!


Jackson dressed up as Prof. Peter Dibble for Halloween.



Prof. Paul Ragogna, Dr. Preeti Chadha and Prof. Paul Hayes at the Graduate Lounge at the University of Western Ontario drinking out of the “Goblet of Knowledge”.


Paul and Ben
Paul and Ben at the 2011 CSC Conference in Montreal.


Breanne receiving the award for best presentation at the 2011 Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference (WCUCC).




Friday afternoon at Mojo's: Kevin Johnson, Jamie Ritch, Craig Wheaton, Paul Hayes, Amin Moazeni



Craig, Ben and Kevin
Craig, Ben and Kevin at the 2009 CSC inorganic mixer in Hamilton.

Still at the Flames game
Flames game adventure: Kevin Johnson, Craig Wheaton, Lesley Rutledge, Ben Ireland

At the Flames game
Flames for the win!!



Kevin at his poster
Kevin presenting a poster at the 2008 CSC Conference in Edmonton.

thumbs up!
The group at AJ's for drinks and an end of semester celebration.

Paul Hayes, Alex Borisov, Shayne Rybchinski, Breanne Kamenz, Lesley Rutledge, Craig Wheaton


Shayne versus ungulate
Shayne versus the Pronghorn.

Shayne's second job.


The following funding agencies are acknowledged for generous support of our research (PI grants and student scholarships):

NSERC U of L Alberta Innovates Technology Futures