Discover Chemistry @ Guelph

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at the University of Guelph!

In our department, you’ll find a dedicated community of faculty, staff, and students who are passionate about supporting each other and advancing the chemistry field through research and learning.

Our people care deeply about the world around us, and the impact that chemistry can have on improving life. Research themes in our department range from fundamental science and its applications, to human health and wellbeing, to the bioeconomy, sustainable energy, and the environment. Our undergraduate students learn from renowned faculty and gain hands-on experience during their studies. Our graduate students have access to top research facilities and collaborations while studying under leading experts. Top-notch technical, administrative, clerical, and teaching staff enable excellence in all our endeavors.

We have a culture of support, inclusion and excellence. If these values resonate with you and you have a keen interest in our chemistry specializations, join us!

Department Chair

Chair: Kathryn Preuss
Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 53061 

During COVID-19 and frequent remote work, email communications are preferred.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Guelph provides an inspiring learning and research environment. We aim to empower students, staff, and faculty to bring their uniqueness to our organization, helping them grow personally and professionally. We strongly believe, as a scientific community, we thrive in a collegial, collaborative, equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment, and we are committed to create such an environment for everyone in the Department.