School of Chemistry

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School of Chemistry

We are one of the leading Chemistry schools in the UK with over 70 years’ experience in both teaching and research excellence. Our world-leading research, delivered via six research groups, cuts across the fields of inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. We’re exceptionally proud that according to the most recent Research Excellence Framework 2014, 95% of our research activity is rated as either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

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The world-leading work of our research groups feeds directly into our teaching, which means you’ll learn about the latest developments in your subject from world-class academics.

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Our courses have been developed in partnership with industry, which means they reflect the needs of business and industry, both now and in the future.

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Your PhD will take you to the forefront of your field. You could pursue an academic career or use your cutting-edge research and advanced transferable skills to excel in your professional career.

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences Employability Team

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Employability Team have been…

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A petri dish containing a growth medium on which Escherichia coli (E.coli) is growing.

Research led by Dr Michael Webb (School of Chemistry) has found that an…

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Predicted binding of risperidone to 17-HSD10: (a) overlay of risperidone (cyan), RM-532-46 (green) and NAD co-factor (orange), modelled in the active site of 17-HSD10 (PDB-ID: 1U7T)

Scientists from the Universities of Leeds and Warwick and ValiRx plc have…

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Lewis Turner receiving his runner up prize at the BMCS postgraduate symposium

Congratulations to Lewis Turner who has been awarded the runner-up prize for…

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Our next postgraduate open day is on Friday 2 February 2018.

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Professor Jonathan Clayden, University of Bristol. Part of the chemistry organic seminar series

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Dr Zoe Waller, University of East Anglia. Part of the chemistry organic seminar series.

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The Astbury Conversation is designed to give an insight into life in molecular detail.

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented students through a range of services.

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We work with organisations of all sizes across a wide range of industries to come up with solutions to your needs.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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