Department of Chemistry

97% overall satisfaction in NSS

The National Student Survey 2013 - 97% satisfaction with Chemistry.

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News and events


Dr Toby Jenkins is leading research into a prototype medical dressing that detects the first signs of the lethal Toxic Shock Syndrome along with other burn wound infections and could potentially save the lives of children with serious burns. Read more >

Labs and equipment

One of our students using a microscope in one of our many labs.
One of several NMR machines.
X-ray diffraction.




Doctoral Training Centre

DTC students at work.



“The Doctoral Training Centre in Sustainable Chemical Technologies places fundamental concepts of sustainability at the core of research, training and outreach in applied chemical sciences.”

— Professor Matthew Davidson, Director, Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Faculty of Science