Situations in life can sometimes build upon each other to help one find their passion of a career. Always interested in Science, Debbie started the Pre-Med track to become a Dentist. It was during the first couple of years that she realized that she really liked chemistry, and she was good at it. “I loved being able to synthesize organic compounds and identify the structure using NMR, Mass Spectrometry and Infrared Spectroscopy”. This led to a shift in her career path, a journey that led to her time here at CEOS.
Research to improve environmental sustainability
Over the ten-year history of the Riddell Faculty, numerous working relationships with organizations, communities, and institutions in Canada’s North have been developed. Two important partnerships, with the University College of the North (UCN) and the Northern Manitoba Mining Academy (NMMA), seek to provide greater access to training and educational opportunities for northern Manitobans.
Helping bring food to northern communities