About the Department of Chemistry

Wide view of department 2015

The Department of Chemistry is a large and successful department in an attractive University with an excellent reputation for teaching and research. The Department was placed in the top ten UK universities for Research Power by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF)

We have about 60 full-time members of academic staff including many winners of international prizes, over 620 undergraduate students, approximately 200 graduates (mainly studying for the PhD degrees) and more than 70 research fellows. We have a group of coherent laboratories, recently extended and modernised to provide an excellent environment for teaching and research.