Pushing the boundaries of the central science

Research is the most important aspect of a graduate degree in chemistry. As a well-equipped, comprehensive research department with a medium-sized graduate school, we offer students a rich training ground where high-performing, internationally-recognized faculty mentor and supervise each student as an individual.

Research activity and industry partnerships

A huge volume of research comes out of the Department of Chemistry. Find out what our research groups do, and what partnerships we have with industry.

Recent publications

Get a sense of what people in our department work on–and who they work with–by reading recently published research and recent student theses. 

Research awards and department news

We do outstanding work in every area of chemistry. The large number of research grants and teaching awards given to our faculty reflect the excellence of the department and its graduate studies program.

Research in action

Faculty profiles

Search our faculty list by research topic or by name. Each personal profile links to selected publications and active research groups.

Current students

Meet a few of our current master's and doctoral students. Read their profiles and find out why they chose Dalhousie.