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.
- June 9, 2021
- June 9, 2021
As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual learning has necessarily become an integral part of the day-to-day life of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Waterloo. One of the challenges often associated with online learning is creating active engagements between students and instructors, especially with hands on learning opportunities such as with labs.
- May 31, 2021
Plastics pollution is a global environmental hazard with potentially harmful impacts on wildlife, ecosystem services, and human health and wellbeing. Microplastics in particular are of great concern because of their ability to be transported over great distances and absorb and disperse contaminants widely.
- June 23, 2021
"Ultrafast electron diffraction"
Supervisor: G. Sciaini
Location: Microsoft Teams
- June 24, 2021
"The impact of native defects on the photocatalytic activity of complex metal oxide nanocrystals"
Supervisor: P. Radovanovic