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Department of Chemical Engineering research

Our research focuses on sustainability. We improve products and processes in areas key to society including water, energy and food, health and well-being.

Our research centres

Our research ranges from fundamental and blue skies innovation to industrial-scale development. They address chemical, materials, pharmaceutical, biochemical, water and waste treatment challenges.

Our research impact

89% of our research submitted to the Aeronautical, Mechanical, Chemical and Manufacturing Engineering unit of assessment in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) was deemed world leading or internationally excellent.

Join our team

Whether you are starting your research career or looking for a change, we may have the right opportunity for you.