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 to explore what Waterloo Chemistry has to offer.
- Mar. 13, 2020
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found an environmentally friendly way to explore life in the depths of the ocean.
Using a new application of a sampling technique called solid phase microextraction (SPME), researchers collected samples from deep sea vent ecosystems to study the biological and ecological processes that occur there, without damaging the surrounding organisms.
- Mar. 10, 2020
Twenty-nine University of Waterloo researchers, including four science recipients, will receive $3.4 million from the provincial government to further research innovation in Ontario.
Mike Harris, MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga, Amy Fee, MPP for Kitchener South-Hespeler, and Belinda Karahalios, MPP for Cambridge announced 29 Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI) awards in February.
- Feb. 19, 2020
Waterloo chemist Janusz Pawliszyn was awarded the 2019 Talanta Medal for his numerous contributions to analytical chemistry and for his pioneering work in solid phase microextraction (SPME).
- Apr. 29, 2020
Learning through Assessment
Join us on April 29, 2020 for the 12th annual Teaching and Learning Conference. Learn with instructors as they share their research, teaching strategies, and much more in interactive workshops, panel discussions, and presentations.
The annual University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference is organized by the Centre for Teaching Excellence.