£29 million phased redevelopment for Chemistry

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Chemistry at York - ranked 4th in the Complete University Guide 2017 

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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 

Latest News: York Chemistry 4th in Good University Guide

Department of Chemistry has been ranked an outstanding 4th place
in The Times Good University Guide 2017

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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 Duncan Bruce 
Head of Department

Supporting women in science

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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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