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.

  1. Mar. 3, 2021Canadian Foundation for Innovation invests in solving the challenges the world faces today
    Linda Nazar and Tong Leung

    From the smallest of nanomaterials to the edges of our known galaxy, and every water droplet in between, researchers in the Faculty of Science are pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

  2. Feb. 12, 2021Graham Murphy wins Canadian Society for Chemistry’s Keith Fagnou Award
    Graham Murphy

    Congratulations to Professor Graham Murphy of the Department of Chemistry, who was awarded the 2021 Keith Fagnou Award by the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC).

  3. Feb. 4, 2021Chemistry professor wins national award for advances in polymer science
    Jean Duhamel

    Congratulations to Professor Jean Duhamel of the Department of Chemistry, who was awarded the 2021 Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award by the Chemical Institute of Canada. The award is presented to an individual who “has made a distinguished contribution to macromolecular science or engineering."

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  1. Mar. 8, 2021International Women's Day High Tea Social
    International Women's Day High Tea Social. Discussing Why Women #choosetochallenge

    Grab your favourite afternoon drink, cozy up in your favourite chair and spend an hour with some truly inspirational women. Whether you'd like to just listen, or engage over text in the online chat forum, this virtual high tea social will be a lively commentary and round-table discussion about why women choose to challenge.

  2. Mar. 9, 2021Master's Seminar - Andrew Golabek

    "Polycrystalline Tin Selenide Thermoelectric Material"

    Supervisor: H. Kleinke
    Location:    Microsoft Teams

  3. Mar. 10, 2021Student Awards Celebration: The Stars at Waterloo
    The Stars at Waterloo Student Award Celebration

    Let's Celebrate our Student Award Recipients

    The Faculty of Science is celebrating the achievements of this year's student award recipients. Please help us celebrate! Join us virtually as we bring together our students, donors, faculty and staff to recognize the tremendous accomplishments of our Science Stars.

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