School of Chemistry

Understanding how peptides self-assemble

Scientists have developed an integrated computational and experimental approach to investigate the way proteins and peptides – chains of amino acids – aggregate.

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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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LITE Director honoured by fellow academics in ‘Festschrift’

Seventy academics have contributed to 30 chapters to the publication of a…

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Peptides assembling

Scientists have developed an integrated computational and experimental…

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Chloe Townley receiving her price for best oral presentation

The School of Chemistry held its annual Postgraduate Research Conference…

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Drax Power Station.

A spin out company from the School of Chemistry has received Government…

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