Welcome to SFU Chemistry

Consistently ranked in Canada’s top ten, SFU’s Department of Chemistry has a strong reputation as one of the most multidisciplinary departments in the nation. Expand your understanding of modern chemistry by engaging in cutting-edge research at our advanced facilities, and learning from dedicated faculty renowned for their teaching excellence.

Undergraduate Students

Whether you plan to pursue a chemistry degree or an interdisciplinary joint major, find all the information you need to apply as a first-year or transfer student.

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Graduate students

The Department offers programs leading to MSc or PhD degrees in analytical, biochemistry, organic, inorganic, nuclear, physical and theoretical chemistry, as well as studies at the interface of two or more subdisciplines.

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Research in the Department of Chemistry is multidisciplinary and covers a broad range of topics.

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Department Resources

Find resources for new department members, information about booking rooms and equipment, and much more.

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Employment Opportunities

Whether you’re interested in joining us as a full-time faculty member or you are a current student pursuing a TA position, check out our current openings.

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Contact us

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Upcoming Events

COVID-19 updates

In an effort to keep our community of students, faculty and staff safe, we have shifted many of our teaching and community strategies in response to COVID-19. You can find more information about our response to COVID-19 here: https://www.sfu.ca/sfunews/covid-19.html