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A rapidly rising star: Erin Johnson honoured with Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry

A rapidly rising star: Erin Johnson honoured with Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry

She's been referred to as not only the best young theoretical chemist in Canada, but perhaps "the best young chemist (of any kind) in all of North America." Now, Dalhousie's Erin Johnson has been honoured by the Royal Society of Canada with its prestigious Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry.  Read more.

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