Welcome to Chemistry at Waterloo
We offer one of the most interdisciplinary and cutting-edge undergraduate, graduate and research chemistry programs in Canada. Our specializations in and beyond the classroom will 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.
- Sep. 16, 2019
Fifteen University of Waterloo researchers will receive $2 million from the provincial government to advance Ontario’s knowledge-based economy.
Mike Harris, MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga, and Amy Fee, MPP for Kitchener South-Hespeler, announced 11 Early Researcher Awards (ERA) and four Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI) awards today. The announcement is part of a larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge.
Two faculty members from the Department of Chemistry received funding at today's announcement:
- Aug. 22, 2019
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.
- June 13, 2019
Two Chemistry graduate students received special awards today as part of the Faculty of Science's Convocation ceremonies.
- Oct. 26, 2019
Unveiling an International Masterpiece!
The Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Science welcome all alumni, friends and family to a very special occasion as we celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table.
- Oct. 29 to 30, 2019
All third and fourth year Chemistry and Biochemistry students interested in the possibility of graduate work at the Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry (GWC)2 are invited to attend an informal poster session and gathering sponsored by the (GWC)2.
Free pizza and soft drinks provided!
Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
University of Waterloo
Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
University of Guelph
- Oct. 30, 2019
Nanostructure Devices for Quantum Information
Department of Chemistry
University of Waterloo
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Main Link Room (EIT-2053/MacN-101)