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Chemistry Department: Return to Research

COVID-19 Update: Return to Research and Teaching

July 8, 2021

The Department of Chemistry is now following the UBC COVID-19 Safety Planning Framework to align with Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan and the COVID-19 Return-to-Campus Guidelines for B.C.’s Post-Secondary Institutions. As health and safety are the top priorities 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 (chemsafe@chem.ubc.ca, phone: 604-827-5216, cell: 604-345-5380)