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.


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The 2014 Research Day was a resounding success

Each year, fourth-year Honours students in Science degree programs (such as Chemistry, Food Science and Nutrition, Biology, Neuroscience and Environmental Science) present their research projects to the larger Carleton audience via a poster presentation. The day-long event takes place in the... More

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News


In Memoriam: Professor Alexis Bawagan

The Carleton University community is saddened to learn of the death of Alexis Bawagan, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Bawagan has been with the Department of Chemistry since 1988. He was an active researcher and very proud of his role in educating students. In particular,... More

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Research Matters event on March 4 to be broadcast live

A group of Canadian university researchers, including Carleton Chemistry professor Dr. Maria DeRosa, will hold their next What Matters Now public event on Tuesday, March 4 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, from 6:30 to 9 pm. The debate will be moderated by broadcaster and journalist Piya Chattopadhyay.... More

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