UBC Chemistry graduate student Léanne Racicot has won the prestigious Vanier scholarship for her work on the total synthesis of thiopeptides, a family of antibiotics with potent activity against...
Graduate Students, Department of Chemistry
Outstanding facilities and resources accommodate more than 300 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty that call the Department of Chemistry home. The Department has one of the most comfortable and up-to-date research spaces in North America, and is fully equipped to meet the needs of all research groups.
The Department offers MSc and PhD degrees - both degrees require graduate courses and research work reported in a thesis. Courses offered in the Chemistry Department cover a wide range of subject matter, from synthetic organic chemistry to chemical physics and theory. A variety of research programs are available in fields such as Analytical Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry, and interdisciplinary programs.