School of Chemistry

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Dr Megan Wright receives ACS award

University Academic Fellow Dr Megan Wright has been recognised with the Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Award from the American Chemical Association.

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New EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training

More than 150 new fully-funded PhD researcher places are being created in Leeds

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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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Professor Edmund Linfield standing in front terahertz technology.

The University has appointed Professor Edmund Linfield as the first Director…

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The University of Leeds FAGE container, gathering data from a scenic location

Researchers from the School of Chemistry were invited to participate in a…

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Professor Nora De Leeuw

Professor Nora de Leeuw has been announced as the inaugural Executive Dean of…

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Pools of steaming water near volcano

A new paper has been published exploring how diamidophosphate (DAP), a…

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