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May 12th, 2010

Nobel laureate Richard Schrock to give Carty Lecture at Waterloo

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Nobel laureate Richard Schrock will give an open academic talk on the latest breakthroughs in chemistry as part of the Arthur J. Carty Lectureship on Tuesday, May 18.

Schrock, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, shared the 2005 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work in the area of olefin metathesis, a technique that has become very important in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and polymers.

Schrock will give a lecture entitled The Third Generation: Thousands of New Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis. It will describe recent research results in this area.

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