Creating the next generation of nanotech experts

Chemistry professor receives $1.65M from NSERC to create international graduate school with German partners.

Honouring our Best: 2015 Celebration of Excellence in Teaching and Research

First among equals recognized at annual celebration.

Faculty of Science awarded three new Canada Research Chairs

Todd Lowary (chemistry) was a warded a Tier 1 chair in carbohydrate chemistry, Darren Grant (physics) was named as the CRC in astroparticle physics, and Zachary Friggstad (computing science) is the new CRC in combinatorial optimization.

Canada at the forefront of promising glycomics research

University of Alberta hosts new multi-institutional Canadian Glycomics Network


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta provides an outstanding environment for studies in chemistry, is among the most research active departments in Canada, and is ranked as one of the top departments in the country.

The department is one of the best equipped and best funded in North America and has a faculty renowned internationally for excellence in teaching and research.