Welcome to Chemistry at Waterloo

We offer one of the most interdisciplinary and cutting-edge chemistry programs in Canada with specializations in and beyond the classroom to prepare you for exciting professional careers in industry, business, government and academia.

Our award-winning faculty work in areas such as health, environmental sciences, new materials and nanotechnology. Their research improves our fundamental understanding of the world around us.

Whatever your level, whatever your interest, we invite you you to explore what Waterloo Chemistry has to offer.

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  1. Aug. 22, 2019Congratulations to the Spring 2019 TA Award winners

    We wish to acknowledge the outstanding efforts and achievements of the following Spring 2019 TA Award winners The very positive attitude and teaching skills of these individuals have considerable impact on enhancing the reputation of our undergraduate programs. 

  2. June 13, 2019Graduating Chemistry students celebrated with awards

    Two Chemistry graduate students received special awards today as part of the Faculty of Science's Convocation ceremonies.

  3. June 3, 2019A tribute to Dr. Carey Bissonnette
    Carey Bissonnette

    The faculty, staff and students of the Department of Chemistry are mourning a great loss, that of our dear friend and devoted colleague, Dr. Carey Bissonnette.  

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  1. Sep. 3, 2019Chemistry Seminar Series: Phillip Choi

    Diffusion through Free Volume Redistribution

    Phillip Choi
    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
    University of Alberta

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019
    2:30 p.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

  2. Sep. 4, 2019Chemistry Seminar Series: Joelle Pelletier

    Transglutaminase-mediated protein labelling: successes and challenges

    Joelle N. Pelletier
    Professor of Chemistry
    Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry
    Université de Montréal

    Wednesday, September 4, 2019
    9:00 a.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

  3. Sep. 4, 2019Doctoral Thesis Defence: Hawa Gyamfi

    "Protein Engineering of Microbial Ferritins"

    Supervisor:  Prof. John Honek
    Location: C2-361

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