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Paul-Antoine Giguère, CC (January 13, 1910 – December 25, 1987) was a Canadian academic and chemist. Born in Quebec City, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Université Laval in 1931 and a doctorate from McGill University in 1934. He started working in the laboratory of CIL in Beloeil, Quebec and then went to work at the California Institute of Technology with Linus Pauling. In 1941, he returned to Quebec and became a lecturer at Université Laval. He was appointed a professor in 1947 and was head of the Department of Chemistry from 1956 to 1967.

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  • Paul-Antoine Giguère, CC (January 13, 1910 – December 25, 1987) was a Canadian academic and chemist. Born in Quebec City, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Université Laval in 1931 and a doctorate from McGill University in 1934. He started working in the laboratory of CIL in Beloeil, Quebec and then went to work at the California Institute of Technology with Linus Pauling. In 1941, he returned to Quebec and became a lecturer at Université Laval. He was appointed a professor in 1947 and was head of the Department of Chemistry from 1956 to 1967.
  • Paul-Antoine Giguère, CC (13 janvier 1910 – 25 décembre 1987) fut professeur et chimiste canadien. Né au Québec, il obtient un Baccalauréat en sciences de l'Université Laval en 1931 et un doctorat de l'Université McGill en 1934. Il commence à travailler aux laboratoires du Canadian Industries Limited (CIL) à Belœil (Québec), et ensuite travaille comme chercheur au California Institute of Technology avec Linus Pauling. En 1941 il retourne au Québec et devient chargé du cours à l'Université Laval. Il est nommé professeur en 1947, et devient directeur du département de chimie de 1956 à 1967.
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  • Paul-Antoine Giguère, CC (January 13, 1910 – December 25, 1987) was a Canadian academic and chemist. Born in Quebec City, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from Université Laval in 1931 and a doctorate from McGill University in 1934. He started working in the laboratory of CIL in Beloeil, Quebec and then went to work at the California Institute of Technology with Linus Pauling. In 1941, he returned to Quebec and became a lecturer at Université Laval. He was appointed a professor in 1947 and was head of the Department of Chemistry from 1956 to 1967. In 1946 and 1948, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in chemistry for the investigation of the molecular structure of hydrogen peroxide by the method of infrared spectroscopy. In 1970, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada for "his research work in physical chemistry". In 1970, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Université de Sherbrooke.
  • Paul-Antoine Giguère, CC (13 janvier 1910 – 25 décembre 1987) fut professeur et chimiste canadien. Né au Québec, il obtient un Baccalauréat en sciences de l'Université Laval en 1931 et un doctorat de l'Université McGill en 1934. Il commence à travailler aux laboratoires du Canadian Industries Limited (CIL) à Belœil (Québec), et ensuite travaille comme chercheur au California Institute of Technology avec Linus Pauling. En 1941 il retourne au Québec et devient chargé du cours à l'Université Laval. Il est nommé professeur en 1947, et devient directeur du département de chimie de 1956 à 1967. En 1946 et en 1948, il reçoit le Guggenheim Fellowship en chimie pour la détermination de structure moléculaire du peroxyde d'hydrogène par la méthode de la spectroscopie infrarouge. En 1970, il devient Compagnon de l'Ordre du Canada pour ses travaux de recherche dans la chimie physique. En 1970, il reçoit un doctorat honorifique des sciences de l'Université de Sherbrooke. * Portail de la chimie Portail de la chimie * Portail du Québec Portail du Québec
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