Why do your PhD in chemistry at Dal?
We are an enthusiastic department with an international reputation and world-class research facilities. In addition to being one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, our graduate program is the largest east of Montreal and we offer the only PhD chemistry program in Nova Scotia.
Housed in a historic building located in the centre of the university campus, our department features newly renovated research laboratories containing a wide range of highly specialized, state-of-the-art instrumentation.
Our PhD students do outstanding research in every area of chemistry with highly motivated faculty members, postdoctoral workers, undergraduate students and technical support staff.
Several of us have worldwide rankings for impact and hold an impressive number of prestigious research chairs. The large number of research grants held by faculty reflect the excellence of our department and our graduate studies program.
You'll find the atmosphere is highly collegial with many collaborations and interactions between research groups. Coming to Dalhousie Chemistry ensures you are on the right track to start your career.