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.



Chemistry professor Maria DeRosa wins a 2015 Capital Educators’ Award

At the May 21 EduGala held in Ottawa, popular Chemistry professor Maria DeRosa received a Capital Educators’ Award. ““The Capital Educators’ Awards recognize the achievements of outstanding educators and celebrates public education in our community – across the entire spectrum... More

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Chemistry student Rowida Mohamed named one of top TAs at Carleton

Chemistry Master’s student Rowida Mohamed was recognized as one of the five outstanding Teaching Assistants at Carleton for 2014-2015 academic year. Over 200 TAs were nominated for this award which recognizes “the support TAs give to the undergraduate programs in their disciplines, their... More

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Chemistry grad students talk about why they chose Carleton

Check out what two of our students have to say about studying at Carleton. Video link... More

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