Let the University of Alberta Take Your Research to Higher Grounds
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta is one of the best-equipped and funded in North America. It has a faculty renowned internationally for teaching and research excellence.
A Top 4 Canadian University*
*Based on the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings
Interdisciplinary Research Areas
The research interests of the faculty members encompass not only the traditional areas of chemistry but also cover many interdisciplinary areas including bioanalytical, bioorganic, biophysical and medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, chemical physics, environmental chemistry, glycoscience, materials science, nanotechnology, organometallic chemistry, catalysis, and many more.
A World Renowned Faculty
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta is among the most research active departments in Canada and is regarded as being among the top three in the country.
An Undergraduate Chemistry Conference to Remember
The University of Alberta is dedicated to making your WCUCC experience one to remember, in partnership with the Chemistry Students' Association.
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Where Great Minds Meet.
First held in Victoria, BC, in 1987, the Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference has been an annual event offering undergraduate students the opportunity to showcase their unique research in poster and oral presentation format, connect with other like-minded young scientists, and be inspired by a host of guest speakers sharing their own innovations.
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