The University of Windsor is preparing for a safe return to campus. Learn More.

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Nick Vukotic poses with Proto Manufacturing’s benchtop powder X-ray diffraction system.Nick Vukotic poses with Proto Manufacturing’s benchtop powder X-ray diffraction system.

Chemistry grad turns in gold-medal doctoral performance

Soon after taking up graduate study, Nick Vukotic was drawn into sessions brainstorming a problem that had eluded his advisor Stephen Loeb—and others around the world—for years. Dr. Vukotic’s design solution led to a cover article in Nature Chemistry that is now ranked as the most-accessed article of May 2012 in any chemistry journal.

Biotechnology Symposium logoThe Biotechnology Symposium, October 3 in Ambassador Auditorium, is geared to future trend-setters in biotechnology.

Symposium to share insights on biotech enterprises

The Biotechnology Symposium, October 3 in Ambassador Auditorium, is geared to future trend-setters in biotechnology.

A group of graduate students from UWindsor researcher Bulent Mutus’ lab working with the biofilter, a filter that can remove potentially harmful phosphates from contaminated water. A group of graduate students from UWindsor researcher Bulent Mutus’ lab working with the biofilter, a filter that can remove potentially harmful phosphates from contaminated water.

UWindsor making strides in protecting waterways from toxic algae blooms

A UWindsor researcher has designed and built a filter that can remove potentially harmful phosphates from contaminated water.

As part of one of the Windsor Science Academy program activities, Sandwich Secondary students Jordan Sin (l.), Liam Salt (centre) and CJ Rempillo (r.) shatter flowers they had flash-frozen by dipping them in liquid nitrogen at -196° C.As part of one of the Windsor Science Academy program activities, Sandwich Secondary students Jordan Sin (l.), Liam Salt (centre) and CJ Rempillo (r.) shatter flowers they had flash-frozen by dipping them in liquid nitrogen at -196° C.

High schoolers explore science at UWindsor

34 high schoolers from across Windsor-Essex who spent a week in the Faculty of Science for short lectures, fun activities and lab exercises. 

100 elementary students will compete in Let’s Talk Science Challenge event, on campus. 100 elementary students will compete in Let’s Talk Science Challenge event, on campus.

Young science enthusiasts to compete on campus

Let’s Talk Science event will challenge 100 elementary students to compete in a science quiz show and design competitions.