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. Apr. 28, 2021Adding speed to COVID-testing
    COVID-19 virus amongst red blood cells

    A twenty-minute saliva-based COVID-19 test may be coming soon to a pharmacy near you, thanks to researchers at the University of Waterloo.

  2. Mar. 4, 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.

  3. 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).

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  1. May 26, 2021Chemistry Seminar Series: Jeff Sakamoto

    Mechano-electrochemical Phenomena and Anode-free Manufacturing of Solid-state Batteries

    Jeff Sakamoto
    Professor of Mechanical Engineering,Materials Science,
    and Macromolecular Science and Engineering
    University of Michigan

    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    10:00 a.m.
    Online

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