Chemistry

Study the properties that make up all living and non-living things and solve big problems at a molecular level.

Survol

Become a leader in several challenging and in demand careers for today’s technology-oriented
society. 

Choose a focus in environmental chemistry, geochemistry, industrial chemistry, materials chemistry, or pharmaceutical chemistry. 

Enjoy the many benefits of small class sizes, such as greater interaction with professors, lab time, personal tutorial sessions, and a great group dynamic. 

Work on research projects with your professors and scientists on campus,  in the local mining industry, at the Health Sciences North Research Institute and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Éléments clés

Participate in the co-op program to gain work experience in your field, network with potential employers, and get paid during your studies
Choose from many chemistry disciplines such as computational chemistry, electrochemistry, environmental chemistry, nanotechnology, surface chemistry, natural products chemistry, and nuclear waste management
Small classes provide unique opportunities: paid teaching assistantships, one on one instruction during labs, use of research-grade equipment

Perspectives de carrière

Research and development (academic, industrial), industrial quality assurance and quality control (e.g. steel, plastic, petrochemical, mining, food industries), environmental monitoring and remediation, drug testing, health professions (e.g. pharmacist, physician, dentist, veterinarian, etc), waste disposal consultant, sales representative for chemical products and equipment, science communication, science teacher....

Kelsey Whidden

Kelsey is a fourth year student in the B.Sc Specialization in Chemistry.

I chose Laurentian for its focus on hands-on laboratory experiments. Being able to perform experiments has facilitated my professional growth as a chemist.

At Laurentian University, I became involved in the Chemistry and Biochemistry club, and soon became president. The club organizes exciting events throughout the year that both the students and the faculty participate in. Not only have these events helped me making new friends, they also helped me in getting to know my professors. This has encouraged me to ask more questions, participate more in class, and overall, enhanced my learning experience.

The Chemistry and Biochemistry department at Laurentian University has truly provided me with experiences and opportunities that have helped, and will continue to help me thrive in my time at Laurentian University”.

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