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REF NO.: 193

SUBJECT: Job Lecture to discuss affects of chemistry on global warming

DATE: July 7

What can chemistry do to mitigate global warming and climate change? That’s the question Dr. Robert H. Crabtree, the Department of Chemistry’s 27th Job Visiting Professor, will discuss when he gives a public lecture on Wednesday.
Dr. Crabtree, a professor with Yale University in Connecticut, will be at Memorial University from July 6-8 for a series of public and research lectures as part of the Job Lecture Series.
Dr. Robert H. Crabtree was educated at New College Oxford and completed his Ph.D. at Sussex University. He spent four years at the CNRS Natural Products Institute before moving to the United States to join Yale University as a professor in 1977.
The lecture will take place on July 8 at 7 p.m. in the Inco Innovation Centre main lecture theatre, IIC-2001, with a wine and cheese reception to follow. Parking is available in Lot 18.

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