Chemistry has and continues to contribute greatly to the well-being of mankind. Developments such as pharmaceutical drugs, Kevlar, Gortex, and many other synthetic materials that we now use are taken for granted in our daily lives. However, many problems remain. Pollution, global warming, disease, and malnutrition are but a few that involve chemistry. These problems will be better and more quickly tackled and solved by a society that understands and appreciates the role chemistry can play in contributing to these solutions. Learn More.
Come see the colours, spontaneous combustions and glow in the dark reactions at the 6th Annual Carleton University Chemistry Magic Show! It’s free fun for the whole family! You’ll see everything from minus 196 to 2500 degrees Celsius! You can also get your hands dirty in our Activity Room- make your own ice cream with liquid ... more
The CUOL Movember Challenge pitted CUOL Instructors against each other to raise funds and awareness for Movember. The Instructor who raised the most (adjusted for class size) agreed to conduct his or her last class in costume. We concluded the competition a few days early to let that happen. Zeba Crook (Religion), Julie Dempsey (Psychology), ... more