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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry
The chemistry department at the University of Ottawa is one of the strongest in Canada.
We offer three and four year Bachelor's degrees with a variety of options including a strong Co-op program. Our students have received Co-op placements in top research institutions, university labs and research intensive companies throughout Canada, the US and Europe.
Chemistry home - Recent news
- Congratulations to Christian Clavette from the Department of Chemistry for his Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants!
- Jaclyn Brusso has been awarded an Ontario Early researcher Award for her research in the area of Multifunctional Supramolecular Conjugated Materials for Molecular Electronics. Congratulations!
- The department welcomes Stephen Newman to the department. Prof. Newman’s research interest are in transition metal catalysis, organic synthesis, sustainability and flow chemistry.
- uOttawa Chemistry tied for #2 ranking in Canada, also in top 100 Chemistry Departments Worldwide according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities
- Derek Pratt has been awarded a Canada Research Chair in Free Radical Chemistry.
- Robert Ben and Derek Pratt receive funding from Green Centre Canada to explore potential of discoveries for greener antifreeze, better product protection.
- Tom Baker receives the Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Award.