Attend our prospective graduate student visitation weekend

The prospective graduate student visitation weekend takes place March 13 to 15 and is open to all residents of Canada and the United States.

UAlberta's Jillian Buriak - Affordable solar energy: coming soon to everyone

Jillian Buriak explains how her research team is developing thin, plastic-based solar cells that can be sprayed or rolled, like paint or wallpaper, onto a surface or even woven into fabric - making solar energy more accessible to everyone.


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.