£29 million phased redevelopment for Chemistry

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Chemistry at York - TOP 5 in the 2014 Guardian League Table

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Distinctive interdisciplinary research structure founded on core chemistry 

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A leading university chemistry department for both research and teaching

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98% student satisfaction in the 2015 NSS

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Rated extremely highly in the most recent Research Assessment 

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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry. We are proud of our achievements.

One of the UK's leading Chemistry departments - internationally recognised for teaching and research. We offer a diverse range of degree courses in a friendly and supportive academic community enabling our students to achieve their full potential and develop into employable graduates.

Professor Richard Taylor 
Head of Department

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Chemistry at York holds an Athena SWAN gold award and was the first Department in the UK to achieve this highest level

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Events

Thu
3
Sep

Brazil-UK Industry Day: Chemical and Biotechnological Biorenewables Opportunities

Brazil-UK Industry Day: Chemical and Biotechnological Biorenewables Opportunities

Fri
4
Sep

Symposium on Green and Sustainable Chemistry

Symposium on Green and Sustainable Chemistry

Thu
10
Sep

Environmentally Friendly Organic Synthesis Using Bismuth(III) and Iron Compounds

Environmentally Friendly Organic Synthesis Using Bismuth(III) and Iron Compounds

Fri
11
Sep

Redox Switches for Catalysis using Ferrocene-based Ligands

Redox Switches for Catalysis using Ferrocene-based Ligands

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