Chemistry

About the Department

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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta provides an outstanding environment for studies in chemistry, is among the most research active departments in Canada, and is regarded as being among the top three in the country. The department is one of the best equipped and best funded in North America and has a faculty renowned internationally for its excellence in teaching and research.

The academic staff of the Department consists of 33 professors, four of whom have joint appointments with the prestigious National Institute for Nanotechnology. Chemistry also employs several Faculty Service Officers to support teaching and research with a full range of service laboratories and technical shops on site. 

Established in 1908, the University of Alberta is recognized for its scholarly achievements and commitment to excellence in teaching, research and service to the community.

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The department is housed on the university's main (north) campus in Edmonton. To learn more about the city's vibrant community and attractions, visit Edmonton Tourism at the link below: