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Sixth Form Chemistry Conference

Friday 12 July 2019, 9.30AM to 4pm

This conference for post-16 students (Year 12 or equivalent) will provide a taste of what it is like to study chemistry at university through a packed programme of talks and workshops.

  • Listen to a lecture on cutting edge chemistry, delivered by an award-winning researcher at the University of York
  • Take the opportunity to look at a range of spectroscopic techniques (including NMR and IR)
  • Learn about chirality through a molecular modelling workshop
  • Carry out a short practical in the teaching laboratories
  • Hear about career opportunities for chemistry graduates
  • Discover how to choose the right chemistry course
  • Gain some essential hints and tips for applying to university
  • Find out how to write an outstanding personal statement


Location: The Department of Chemistry, University of York