Professional standard teaching and research facilities

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Could interstellar ice provide the answer to birth of DNA?

Research in Antarctica

Year 4 of our MChem can be spent at YorkAbroad or in Industry

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Our Department of Chemistry has achieved outstanding 2018 NSS results

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Our Department of Chemistry is 3rd in the Guardian University League Table 2019

Duncan Bruce

Professor Duncan Bruce
Head of Department

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry

Equality and Diversity

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Chemistry at York has held an Athena SWAN Gold award for 10 years, and was the first department in the UK to achieve this highest level.


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Departmental news

Alpine ice shows iodine increase

Thursday 15 November 2018

NERC Doctoral Training Awards

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Nova Prize nominee

Monday 5 November 2018

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