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Graduate Studies in Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences

Our students collaborate with faculty members to pursue award-winning research with grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, among others.

Conduct Leading-edge Research

Students work in a friendly, motivating environment which is enhanced by the strength of a joint graduate institute. The Ottawa-Carleton Chemistry Institute offers advanced courses from both uOttawa and Carleton University. Program areas include:

  • Advanced Spectrometry and Imaging
  • Materials and Nanochemistry
  • Catalysis and Sustainable Synthesis
  • Chemistry Education
  • Chemical Biology and Biochemistry

Qualified students receive competitive financial support and the opportunity for a generous admission scholarship for Canadian students with admission averages above 80%.

Access World-renowned Laboratories

  • Magnetic resonance facility includes nine NMR and one EPR spectrometer(s) with Canada’s only 900 MHz spectrometer
  • Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation
  • Centre for Advanced Materials Research
  • Centre for Chemical and Synthetic Biology
  • Mass spectrometry and X-ray crystallography core facilities
  • Super-computing facilities and access to Compute Canada’s Centre for Advanced Computing

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Contact Information

30 Marie-Curie, Ottawa ON
Canada, K1N 6N5
Tel.: +1 613-562-5800, ext. 3145
E-mail: [email protected]

Javier Giorgi
E-mail : [email protected]