Chemistry Department: Return to Research

Chemistry Department: Return to Research

COVID-19 Update: Return to Research and Teaching

Dec. 3, 2020

The Department of Chemistry is currently in Stage 2 of the phased return to research.  As health and safety are the top priority in the department, there continue to be certain restrictions to research activities in place. 

Please check back for research updates to this page. 

Department Health & Safety: 

The following department guidelines are mandatory to ensure the health and safety of all members in the department. A check in and check out system (linked below) is required for lab members to use when entering and exiting the buildings. 

UBC Resources:

 For additional UBC resources regarding COVID-19, please visit the website links below.


  • For more information regarding department safety, please contact: Helen Wright (, phone: 604-827-5216, cell: 604-345-5380)
  • For questions regarding the Department of Chemistry's return to research plan, please contact a member of the Chemistry Resumption of Research Committee:
    • Laurel Schafer:
    • Dan Bizzotto:
    • Ken MacFarlane:
    • Julie McNutt:
    • Tony Mittertreiner:
    • Glen Sammis:
    • Lily Southcott:
    • Helen Wright: