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Joe Schwarcz

Director, Office for Science and Society at McGill University

About Me

Joe Schwarcz is Director of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society. He is well known for his informative and entertaining public lectures on topics ranging from the chemistry of love to the science of aging. Professor Schwarcz has received numerous awards for teaching chemistry and for interpreting science for the public and is the only non-American ever to win the American Chemical Society’s prestigious Grady-Stack Award for demystifying chemistry. He hosts "The Dr. Joe Show" on Montreal's CJAD and has appeared hundreds of times on Discovery Channel, CTV, CBC, TV Ontario and Global Television. Dr. Schwarcz also writes a newspaper column entitled “The Right Chemistry” and has authored a number of books. Dr. Schwarcz has been awarded the 2010 Montreal Medal which is the Canadian Chemical Institute’s premier prize recognizing lifetime contributions to chemistry in Canada.

Courses and Programs taught by Joe Schwarcz

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