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The Department of Chemistry at Western is dedicated to the discovery, dissemination and application of chemical knowledge through research, teaching and public service. We seek to maintain and enhance the stature of our Department as one with foremost research and teaching programs in the University and in Canada. We promote diversity through interdisciplinary programs of teaching and research while retaining a focus on excellence in all endeavors. We are dedicated to enhancing our academic leadership in research and teaching throughout the world by fostering concentration in selected areas. This vision is being fulfilled by effective recruiting at all levels from faculty to undergraduate students. [Find Out More]


News

  • Lipson-Baines Awards in Chemistry

    The Lipson-Baines Awards recognize excellence in the 9658 Seminar Course in the Department of Chemistry with a generous cash prize.
  • Commemorating Professor Howell

    On June 13, family, friends and colleagues gathered to celebrate and reminisce about the life and work of Professor Walter Colston (Pete) Howell with a memorial which turned out to be an enlightening reminder of his passion for chemistry.
  • Student CSC Presentation Awards

    Five Western Chemistry graduate students won (six) presentation awards at the national CSC meeting held in Vancouver.