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Chemistry Outreach and Public Engagement

The Chemistry & Biochemistry Department at Ohio University is committed to engagement with the local community as well as the scholarly community.

Students Take Charge of Community Engagement

Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry students at Discovery Museum

Alpha Chi Sigma

OHIO's chemistry fraternity is very active. Activities include organizing the Family Science Saturday in the spring, participating in West Elementary's Haunted Halloween, and helping the department with the Ohio Chemistry Contest and the District Science Fair.

STEAM Team in Jerseyville, group photo


Supported by a grant from AEP Ohio, the STEAM Team is working in collaboration with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery to bring peer-led science engagement experiences to community events in the region.

Recent Scholarly Conferences Hosted at OHIO

ICCB 2019 overlaid over skyview of Athens

ICCB 2019

Chemistry faculty hosted the 6th International Conference on Cucurbiturils (ICCB 2019) in Athens, Ohio.

Packed room at Inorganic Weekend

2018 Ohio Inorganic Weekend

Ohio Inorganic Weekend is a student-focused meeting for inorganic chemistry groups in Ohio and nearby states. 

MUACC 2017 photo with Walter Hall in background

2017 Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry was pleased to host the 2017 Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference (MUACC).