ChemistryWestern Science
  • 1st Year Labs: Find out what you'll need

  • 2017 Florence Bucke Science Award: Professor Beth Gillies

  • Nanospectroscopy of DNA using Tip-enhanced spectroscopy in Lagugne Group


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]

Coinciding with the CSC, come joint us for an informal alumni gathering at the Amsterdam BrewHouse

Prof. James Mayer presented the 3M lectures on May 15th and 16th
Prof. Michael Sherburn will present the Fred Pattison lectures May 23rd and 24th, 3:00 pm, 3250 3M Centre
Dr. Pierangelo Gobbo will present the Paul de Mayo lecture May 25th, 2:30 pm, 1065 BGS