Tagged: Joe Schwarcz

Those "Scary" Chemicals Again - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Mar 26, 2013

Below is an excellent article by Professor Joe Schwarcz of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society addressing the paranoia about “chemicals” in our food and environment. I don’t think Einstein had chemical anxiety or the number of chemicals in our urine in mind when he famously stated that “not everything that counts can be measured and not everything that … Read More

Dr Joe Schwarcz on the Risks of Homeopathy - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds May 06, 2012

Dr Joe Schwarcz is a prominent Canadian science communicator who visited New Zealand last year and gave some wonderful public lectures on how chemistry contributes to our society. He also writes some wonderful popular science books and writes a weekly column and newsletter called The Right Chemistry, as well as a podcast of the same name. His … Read More

Science Books for Christmas - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Nov 12, 2011

Towards the end of this month the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC) is hosting Canadian author and science communicator Professor Joe Schwarcz. In addition to speaking at the NZIC conference Professor Schwarcz will be involved in public talks in Wellington and Christchurch. Professor Schwarcz is also the author of a series of popular science books, several of which … Read More