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.
- Nov. 19, 2020
A common insecticide that is a major hazard for honeybees is now effectively detected in honey, thanks to a simple new method.
- Nov. 5, 2020
Professor Emeritus Gary Dmitrienko from the Department of Chemistry and Professor Mark Servos from the Department of Biology and have been awarded research infrastructure grants to support their COVID-19 research.
- Nov. 3, 2020
When the first complete genetic blueprint for human beings was completed in 2003, the door opened to major advances in the fields of medicine, biotechnology and the life sciences.