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Course Information

Course Information  (Course Approval Form)

  • A = Fall Term
  • B = Winter Term
  • Y = half course over 2 terms
  • Q = 1st quarter of Fall Term
  • R = 2nd quarter of Fall Term
  • S = 1st quarter of Winter Term
  • T = 2nd quarter of Winter Term

Required Courses

Chem 9657-9658Y: Seminar

Course Objectives:

  • To accustom the student to the regular perusal of the literature
  • To develop the student’s ability to assemble and critically appraise the recent literature
  • To develop an understanding (for both the student and the audience) of a research topic of current interest
  • To develop the student’s ability to present a seminar
  • To accustom the student to public speaking
  • To give practice in dealing with verbal questioning

New Research Course

Course Objectives:

As of September 1, 2014 ALL new students must be registered in the appropriate research course each term for the duration of their program.

Policy guideline and implementation

This does not count as courses required for the degree.

Optional Course – Experiential-Learning and Professionalism in Chemistry (EPIC)

Course Objectives:

The intention of the course is to encourage students to expose themselves to experiences that will enhance their professionalism, communication and teaching skill set. Such expertise is critical for successful degree progression and then beyond your time at Western, especially in the work force.

2016-17 Graduate Courses

Fall Term

Register in the Fall (1168)

Chem 9503R: Advanced NMR Spectroscopy 1

  • Instructor: Kim Baines
  • Days:Tuesday, Thursday
  • Time:9:30-11:00 a.m.
  • Location:Weldon Library 257
  • Course Outline

Chem 9544A: Mass Spectrometry

  • Instructor: Lars Konermann
  • Days:Wednesday
  • Time:3:30-5:30 pm
  • Location:ChB 115

Chem 9563R: Oranic Synthesis

  • Instructor: Michael Kerr
  • Days:Tuesday/Thursday
  • Time:6:30-8:30 pm
  • Location:MSA 0204

Chem 9631Q: Bioinorganic Chemistry

  • Instructor: Martin Stillman
  • Days:
  • Time:
  • Location:

Chem 9674A: Spectroscopy and Microscopy in Materials

  • Instructor:Francois Lagugnet-Labarthet
  • Days:Thursday and Friday
  • Time:2:00-3:30 p.m.
  • Location:

Chem 9703R: Chem-Biochem

  • Instructor: Patrick O'Donoghue
  • Days:Monday
  • Time:3-5 pm
  • Location:UCC 66

Chem 9713R: Advanced Medicinal Chemistry

  • Instructor: Leonard Luyt
  • Days:Friday
  • Time:9:30 am- 12:30 pm
  • Location:MSA 3204

Chem 9784Q: Synchrotron Radiation and Materials

  • Instructor: T.K. Sham
  • Days:
  • Time:
  • Location:

Winter Courses

Register in the Winter (1171)

Chem 9484B: Electrostatics of Chemical Systems

  • Instructor: Stella Constas
  • Days: Friday
  • Time:3-5:00 pm
  • Location: ChB 115
  • Course Outline

Chem 9502T: Advanced Nucleic Acids

  • Instructor: Robert Hudson
  • Days: Monday
  • Time: 2-5:00 pm
  • Location:
  • Course Outline

Chem 9572B: Spectroelectrochemistry

  • Instructor: Zhifeng Ding
  • Days:Tuesday
  • Time:6-8:00 pm
  • Location:ChB 115

Chem 9651T: Organometallic Chemistry for Bond Activation

  • Instructor: Richard Puddephatt
  • Days: Tuesday, Thursday
  • Time: 5-6:00 pm
  • Location:
  • Course Outline

Chem 9621S: Bioinorganic Methods

  • Instructor: Martin Stillman
  • Days:Thursday (beginning Jan 5-Mar 23) No class Jan 26th and Feb 23rd
  • Time: 4-6:00 p.m.
  • Location: ChB 115

Chem 9653S: Polymers: Synthesis to Function

  • Instructor: Joseph Gilroy
  • Days:Monday,Wednesday,Friday
  • Time:9:30-10:30 am
  • Location:MSA 3204

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