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Past events

A career in molecules

Thursday 24 November 2022

Dr Vipul Patel offers insight in this talk about their career working with molecules.

Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday 23 November 2022

Join us for this inaugural lecture with Professor Avtar Matharu and Professor James Lee

Postgraduate study event for Undergraduates

Wednesday 23 November 2022

Join us for this postgraduate study event for undergraduates.

Universal Polymers Crosslinkers

Wednesday 23 November 2022

Professor Jeremy Wulff explores universal polymers that are crosslinkers.

Adventures in catalysis in the pharmaceutical industry

Friday 18 November 2022

Dr Katherine Wheelhouse explores the adventures of catalysis in the pharmaceutical industry.

Inorganic Early Career Symposium

Wednesday 16 November 2022

Listen to Claire Bakewell, Paul Scattergood and Alice Johnson in their inorganic early career symposium.

Collaborative Approach for Catalyst-Controlled Site-Selective and Enantioselective C-H Functionalisation

Tuesday 8 November 2022

Join us as Professor Huw Davies explores C-H Functionalisation.

Green Chemistry Seminar

Thursday 3 November 2022

Professor Emma Kendrick discusses about the potential of green chemistry.

Molecularly Defined Terpyridine-Based Electrochromic Materials

Wednesday 2 November 2022

Olena Zenkina talks about terpyridine-based electrochromic materials.

Burn out and imposter phenomenon workshop

Wednesday 26 October 2022

Come along to the burn out and imposter phenomenon workshop, hosted by Dragonfly Mental Health

Physical Chemistry Insights into the Aerosol Route for Respiratory Disease Transmission

Wednesday 26 October 2022

Professor Jonathan Reid joins us for this talk

Maths Mistakes, Solar Activity and Climate Change

Friday 21 October 2022

Join us as Mark Richardson from NASA discusses climate science.

KMS Winners

Wednesday 12 October 2022

Join the KMS winners for this event

Chromatography stand

Wednesday 12 October 2022

Come along to our chromatography stand, available all day in the reception.


Wednesday 5 October 2022

Join us for this engaging seminar

From organometallic catalysis to bio-hybrid catalysis: Some recent results from the group

Friday 8 July 2022

Dr Stellios Arseniyadis, Queen Mary University of London

Professorial Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Prof. Andrew Weller and Prof. Jacqui Hamilton

This would be a good laboratory experiment…(?)

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Dr Iain Smellie, University of St Andrews

Understanding and exploiting the chemistry of natural product biosynthetic pathways

Wednesday 8 June 2022

Dr Sarah Barry, King's College London

Doped-Up: Bio-Inspired Assembly of Single Crystal Nanocomposites

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Prof. Fiona Meldrum, University of Leeds

Doing science from the intersection of colour blindness, autism and gender ambiguity

Thursday 19 May 2022

Prof. Kevin Cowtan, University of York

Atmospheric new particle formation – insights from chamber studies

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Dr Katrianne Lehtipalo, University of Helsinki

Olefin Metathesis: from Natural Product Synthesis to Polymer Functionalisation

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Dr Joëlle Prunet, University of Glasgow

CANCELLED - McCamley Lecture

Wednesday 27 April 2022

Dr Amanda Jarvis, University of Edinburgh

Silicon nanostructures for optical sensing and spectroscopy - it’s all in the chemistry

Wednesday 20 April 2022

Prof. Thomas Krauss, Physics, University of York

London Dispersion in Molecular Chemistry

Thursday 7 April 2022

Prof. Peter Schreiner, University of Giessen, Germany

Ionic Liquids: solvents for sustainable chemistry

Monday 4 April 2022

Prof. Tom Welton, Imperial College London

How to commercialise your research: A scientist and investor perspective

Thursday 24 March 2022

Dr Jonathan Matlock, Science Angel Syndicate

SCI Day of Science and Careers

Wednesday 23 March 2022


Better Understanding for Better Reactions

Wednesday 16 March 2022

Dr Jordi Bures, University of Manchester

Biomolecular Wires from ‘Electric’ Bacteria: Themes and Variations

Wednesday 9 March 2022

Prof. Julea Butt, University of East Anglia

Catching solid catalysts in the act: nanoparticles and x-ray spectroscopy

Wednesday 23 February 2022

Dr Simon Beaumont, Durham University

SET in Main Group and TM Catalysis via EPR: Novel Reactivities and Experimental Design

Wednesday 16 February 2022

Dr Emma Richards, Cardiff University

Year 1 PhD Plenary Talks 2022 - Day 2

Friday 11 February 2022


Year 1 PhD Plenary Talks 2022 - Day 1

Thursday 10 February 2022


Enhancing the Synthetic Utility of a-Diazocarbonyl Compounds by Leveraging Continuous Flow Technology

Wednesday 9 February 2022

Prof. Anita Maguire, University College Cork

Global warming projections in the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report and beyond

Wednesday 2 February 2022

Prof. Piers Forster, University of Leeds

Green Chemistry: The Missing Elements

Tuesday 1 February 2022

Professor John Warner, Zymergen and co-founder of Green Chemistry

Early Career Seminar

Wednesday 19 January 2022

Dr Fabrizio Ortu, University of Leicester, Dr Rhianne Lord, University of East Anglia and Dominikus Heift, Kingston University

If the statistics are boring, you've got the wrong numbers.

Wednesday 12 January 2022

Professor Julie Wilson, Department of Mathematics, University of York

Cyclic peptides in chemical biology and drug discovery

Wednesday 5 January 2022

Prof. Akane Kawamura, Newcastle University