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School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

The Chemistry Research Excellence Framework submission of 2014 was ranked 7th in the UK for research outputs.

Our research focuses on the three central themes of Functional Materials and Nanoscience, Physical and Computational Chemistry and Synthesis and catalysis. Research in the department is supported by facilities including the analytical and mass spectrometry laboratory, bioinformatics clusters, confocal and epifluorescence microscopy, NMR spectroscopy, protein purification (including cloning and expression) and X-ray diffraction.