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Teaching: Fall 2020 courses will proceed remotely!

  • Courses will be delivered via Zoom, myCourses, take-home kits, and other demonstrated interactive platforms
  • Course delivery will implement modern, evidence-based teaching techniques and technologies
  • This is a chance for students to shape their own education, and shape the future of science education at McGill

What will hands-on learning look like at McGill this fall?
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Congratulations to Prof. Karine Auclair and Prof. Hanadi Sleiman for being award prestigious CRC chairs

Published: 13Jul2020

The depatment of chemistry is proud to announce the results of the last Canada Research Chair competition, bringing home two Tier 1 awards. Prof. Karine Auclair received a Tier 1 Canada Research...

Making straws that don’t suck for the environment

Published: 2Mar2020

With the federal ban of single-use plastics planned for this year, the demand for alternatives to everyday plastic products, such as straws, is set to increase. TreeMaTech, a startup company born...

McGill's Chemistry Outreach Group wins Principal's Prize

Published: 13Mar2020

The Chemistry Outreach Group has taken home the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media, winning the inaugural 'Collaboration' category for groups of undergraduate or graduate...

McGill-made instrument reveals previously unseen quantum mechanical behaviour

Published: 22Jun2020

In a step forward for the field of quantum mechanics, McGill University researchers have achieved a breakthrough in sensitive measurements of the wave-like properties of electrons....

Potential energy saving solution for making vital chemicals

Published: 17Apr2020

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a new, energy-efficient way to make key ingredients for the production of pharmaceuticals, polymers and fine chemicals.

Innovative simulations and analysis accelerate search for COVID-19 treatment

Published: 23Jun2020

McGill University researchers are using cutting-edge computer simulations and analytical techniques to identify and validate promising compounds in the search for a treatment for COVID-19....

Smash hit food chemistry course to run in summer 2020

Published: 27Apr2020

For the first time ever, McGill University will run a summer-semester version of CHEM 181, its enormously popular course on the chemistry of food....

CHEM 267 Trailer

Published: 19Jun2020

Interested in what’s happening in the Chemistry Department for Fall 2020? Check out this trailer for CHEM 267, which gives a hint of things to come!  

Dept. of Chemistry statement on racism, equity and inclusivity

Published: 11Jun2020

As we reflect on issues of racism in science and society, #ShutDownAcademia, #ShutDownSTEM, and #Strike4BlackLives, I would like to emphasize that the McGill Chemistry Department remains committed...

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