Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry



Chemistry has and continues to contribute greatly to the well-being of mankind. Developments such as pharmaceutical drugs, Kevlar, Gortex, and many other synthetic materials that we now use are taken for granted in our daily lives. However, many problems remain. Pollution, global warming, disease, and malnutrition are but a few that involve chemistry. These problems will be better and more quickly tackled and solved by a society that understands and appreciates the role chemistry can play in contributing to these solutions. Learn More.



Fall/Winter 2014-2015 lecture series announced

Throughout the fall and winter terms, the Department of Chemistry is pleased to host a series of lectures delivered by guest speakers/visiting professors. Unless otherwise noted, the fall lectures will take place from 10 to 11:30 am in Tory building, Room 210, and the winter lectures will take... More

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

Magic show for website

Carleton’s Throwback 2014 celebrations will include a Chemistry Magic Show!

Our next Chemistry Magic Show will take place in conjunction with the activities organized around our Alumni weekend. When: Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm. Where: Room 2200, River Building (a short walk from the football stadium) Cost is FREE but we will be accepting donations... More

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News


Additional sources of beneficial fungus discovered in the Acadian forest

Science Media Centre highlights research paper authored by Chemistry professor David Miller and students Susan Richardson and Allison Walker. Their research group found that fungus from the needles of white pine trees and lowbush blueberries produced a compound that can be used to fight infections... More

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