The 2014 RISE Scholars

The nine 2014 RISE Scholars are listed below, along with their home institutions and the institutions at which their awards were held. XXXX of the students were also awarded NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards, which are held concurrently with the RISE Scholarships.

  Turiv Karimov
McGill University

Characterization of Halogen Bonding by UV-Vis and Raman Spectroscopy

with Dr. Pierre Kennepohl, University of British Columbia

Nicole Boyle
University of Ottawa

Effects of Nanocrystalline Cellulose Films on Cyanine Dyes' Optical Properties

with Dr. Belinda Heyne, University of Calgary

  Lee Brannen
Acadia University

Determining Exciton Migration in Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Materials using Single Molecule Electrochemistry

with Dr. Gonzalo Cosa, McGill University

Lawrence Wang
University of British Columbia

Phase Transitions in TIBS-Pentacene Nanoparticles

with Dr. Greg Scholes, University of Toronto

  Orysia Meouch
University of Ottawa

Structured Organic Films

with Dr. Michelle Chretien, Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Ellen Connelly
McMaster University

Investigation of Au(III) Dithiocarbamate Complexes using Variable Temperature and Pressure Raman and Luminescence Spectroscopy

with Dr. Christian Reber, Universite de Montreal


  Nicole Arsenault
University of Prince Edward Island

Electroactive Polymers Derived from Triphenylamines

with Dr. Will Skene, Universite de Montreal

Wyatt Vive
University of Calgary

Ru(bpy)3Cl2-Based Visible-Light Actonometer: A Convenient TRool for Studying Ru(bpy)3Cl2-Mediated Photoredox Transformations

with Dr. Tito Scaiano, University of Ottawa

  Ryan Maar
Western University

Transient Germylenes from Photocheletropic Cycloreversion of 3,4-Dimethyl-1-phenylgermacyclopent-3-ene

with Dr. Willie Leigh, McMaster University

*   RISE/NSERC Scholar
** NRC Summer Student

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