Chemistry & Chemical Biology at McMaster lets you explore the chemistry of solids and living systems. Strong links among our research and teaching combined with internationally recognized faculty members and facilities make this Department one of the best in Canada.
We pursue cutting-edge, collaborative research, developing tools and techniques that improve lives...
Our undergraduate programs give students the tools to break down real world problems, such as how to monitor a disease’s progress or build a better battery, and apply their knowledge to design possible solutions. Laboratory courses give students hands on experience to test hypotheses using state-of-the-art equipment and laboratory facilities.
Our graduate programs offer opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research in all disciplines of modern chemical science. Explore to see the exciting opportunities that our Department can provide and find research areas to match your interests.
The combination of state-of-the-art equipment and experienced, professional personnel provides unparalleled analytical services to our academic and industry clients. Our staff work closely with clients to solve unique research questions. We also offer compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) , a standard no other academic lab in North America offers.
Message from the President and Provost regarding the winter term.
Hands-on experience, state-of-the-art labs modelled on industry set-ups and innovative teaching approaches – all mark our undergraduate programs
Award-winning researchers and state-of-the-art research facilities combined with cross-disciplinary collaborative opportunities give our students unparalleled opportunities to explore
Our faculty and students pursue cutting-edge, collaborative research, developing tools and techniques that improve lives and enhance our understanding of the world
We specialize in helping our academic and industry partners solve their analytical needs, including NMR and MS GMP testing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs)
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
As part of Teaching and Learning Month at McMaster, we are highlighting some of the groundbreaking work happening in the classroom and beyond as educators use innovative... Read more
Monday, 16 May 2022
Biology Professor Patricia Chow-Fraser and Chemistry & Chemical Biology Assistant Professor Katherine Bujold are among the five McMaster researchers who've been awarded a combined... Read more
Tuesday, 19 April 2022
We have a new newsletter for the Sustainable Chemistry Program. Please take a look. Read more
Monday, 18 April 2022
Philip Britz-McKibbin and his colleagues have developed a fast, cost-effective method to identify vitamin D deficiency that could help treat respiratory illness in critically ill... Read more
Tuesday, 12 April 2022
Department/School/Unit: Chemistry and Chemical Biology Bargaining Unit: CUPE 3906 Unit #1 Wage Rate: $25.81 (Class B) Date of Posting: April 2022
# of TAs... Read more
Tuesday, 5 April 2022
The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology is searching for an Academic Department Manager.
Reporting to the Department Chair, The Academic Department Manager III is responsible for... Read more
Wednesday, 2 February 2022
Sarah Styler was among 10 McMaster researchers awarded Canada Research Chairs earlier this month. Sarah joined the Faculty of Science in 2020. Sarah, an Assistant... Read more
Thursday, 2 December 2021
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations, and within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon... Read more
Thursday, 18 November 2021
CELEBRATING A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP: Representatives from Nikon helped officially open McMaster's Centre for Advanced Light Microscopy earlier this month. Nikon is CALM's first external strategic... Read more
Friday, 15 October 2021
The Magic of Molecules Show was a huge success, with over 800 participants registered for the event! A link to the show video can be... Read more
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Tuesday, 12 October 2021
The undergraduate students in the Brook Research Group weren't yet born when Faculty of Science Research Chair Mike Brook and research scientist Dan Chen began working together.
Mike... Read more
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