Welcome from the Chair

Gillian Goward: Chair, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Gillian Goward
Chair, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Creating solutions for society’s big challenges in areas of health, the environment, energy and materials often reveals a role for chemistry to play. By exploring the fundamental reactions and links in materials – biological, organic or inorganic – we learn how to change, improve and preserve our world.

In our undergraduate Chemistry & Chemical Biology programs, we offer our students a personalized, inquiry-driven, research-focused learning experience. Our instruction is based in both the theories and applications of chemistry.

Our graduate programs are student-focused, highly streamlined programs designed to empower. Students gain the confidence and skills needed to compete in all of the fields that chemistry touches.

The Department cultivates a culture research excellence, innovation and impact. We thrive on collaborative, multi-disciplinary research, whether fundamental or applied, and work to include students of all levels. We strive to advance scientific discovery and knowledge, and promote greater understanding to create global impact and a brighter world.

Join us and Spark Your Imagination!

 

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