Congratulations to all our 2020 graduates!

This is a special message to all graduates this year from the Department of Chemistry. 2020 will be a year we all remember but especially so for each of you. You are marking a tremendous achievement, your graduation, and all of us in Chemistry couldn’t be more proud, of all you have done, and of all the promise for what you will do.

Although your time as a student is done, your life as an alumna or alumnus is just beginning and we hope your time at Waterloo, and in Chemistry, will be forever treasured in your memories. 

Remember that whatever you do and wherever you go from here, you are always part of our department and our institution - you are always welcome back on campus.

View the Faculty of Science full Celebration Video.

  1. July 13, 2020New research aims to create a surface coating that will kill COVID-19 on contact
    Two students working in the lab.

    New research is underway to develop a coating that will kill the COVID-19 virus immediately upon contact with any surface. The antiviral coating could be applied to all personal protective equipment and high-touch surfaces, greatly reducing the risk of community transmission of the virus.

  2. June 23, 2020Christian Ieritano wins prestigious Vanier Scholarship

    Last week, this year's Vanier Scholarship award winners were announced. Among the prestigious group were three Faculty of Science graduate students, including Christian Ieritano (Chemistry), Finnian Gray (Physics and Astronomy), and Spencer Weinstein (Biology).

  3. June 22, 2020Macular degeneration diagnostic tool hidden in plain sight
    stock image of elderly man's eyes.

    An experiment that began by testing the properties of quantum entanglement has led to the discovery of a new diagnostic tool that could help optometrists detect macular degeneration much earlier than was previously possible.

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