NICHOLS GROUP NEWS 

WELCOME SUMMER RESEARCHERS!

May 2, 2022

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GROUP FAREWELL PARTY

April 14, 2022

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We had a BBQ to say farewell Sasha, who is off to pursue her M.Sc. PSL Université in Paris.

 

We had a lot of fun and Baashi sure enjoyed endless belly rubs from the group!

Joint Nichols/Walji Summer BBQ

August 5, 2022

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We celebrated the nice weather and everyone’s hard work this summer with a joint BBQ party between the Nichols and Walji groups.

WELCOME JASPER AND DAYNA

January 10, 2022

Jasper Pankratz joins the group as a Ph.D. student and Dayna Louie joins us for a Chem 445 project. Welcome to you both!

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GROUP WELCOME PARTY

September 30, 2021

We went bowling to welcome our newest group members and had a lot of fun. 

A warm welcome to Liza, Kaitlin, Leo, and Dominik!

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GRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

September 25, 2021

Congratulations to Rida, Jiayao, Kaeden, and Sasha on successfully completing the 2021 UBC Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium. Your posters all looked great and you all did well in the poster presentations!

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GROUP SOCIAL EVENT

August 20, 2021

We had a group picnic at Spanish Banks Beach to spend some time together outside the lab and celebrate the end of summer. We all enjoyed delicious food, the beautiful sea view, and fun conversations. Thanks to everyone for their hard work this summer!

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PUBLISHED IN JACS!

July 13, 2021

In collaboration with the Delley and Mayer groups, we report concurrent measurements of interfacial acid/base equilibria and electric fields at SAM-functionalized electrodes using SEIRAS. 

Learn more here.  

Highlighted in Nature Chemistry here.

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HIGH SCHOOL OUTREACH WITH STEM FELLOWSHIP

May 13, 2021

We are excited to have held the group’s first outreach activity virtually via Zoom. We introduced students in grades 10-12 to Artificial Photosynthesis and electrocatalysis through a short lecture, lab tour, two lab demonstrations, and

a Q&A session. Thanks to Sasha, Kaeden, Rida, and Jiayao for running the show!

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WELCOME  RIDA, JIAYAO, AND MAX!

May 1, 2021

Graduate students Rida and Jiayao have finally joined us in person, and UBC undergraduate student Max was awarded a USRA to perform research in the lab this summer.   Welcome to all!

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CHEMISTRY IS UP AND RUNNING

February 8, 2021

We are excited to have run the first reaction in the new lab space.
Way to go, Sasha!

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SCIALOG NEGATIVE EMISSIONS SCIENCE PROPOSAL FUNDED

January 25, 2021

Our collaborative proposal titled "Using Electrochemistry to Improve Selectivity of Plasma-Assisted CO2 Reduction" was awarded funding by RCSA/Sloan Foundation. We look forward to working with the Coridan and Bowman Groups on this effort!
You can read m
ore here

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THE FLOORING IS IN!

January 18, 2021

It won't stay this clean for long--we're unpacking quickly!

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