Organisation profile


As one of the largest departments of chemistry in the UK, our work reflects the interdisciplinary nature of modern chemistry research.

We apply our expertise to finding solutions to some of today’s greatest societal challenges, exploring new ways it can be used to provide a healthy, sustainable future.

Our world-class research capabilities and the innovative methods we develop are reflected in our six research themes:

Analytical methods and physical chemistry
Chemical biology and biological chemistry
Computational and theoretical chemistry
Inorganic chemistry
Materials chemistry
Organic chemistry

Our experts work alongside public and commercial organisations on a variety of projects, and we offer our industry-standard facilities and analytical services to businesses across the globe.


Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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