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School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Research Mission Statement

Continue to be a world-leading research intensive school focused on using natural sciences for change.

To provide a truly inclusive environment, building on our cherished cultural diversity, where students and staff flourish, reach their full potential and are proud to be part of the University.

Dedicated to the public good, we will generate new knowledge, challenge existing knowledge, and engage locally, nationally and internationally to create a better world. Our research will push the boundaries of fundamental and applied science, and inform all aspects of our business, from teaching and outreach through to innovation.

Research and innovation principles

Entrepreneurship, innovation and engagement are embedded in our research culture. We’re committed to achieving impact and involving end users, patients, policy-makers and the public in the research we do. We maintain the highest standards for research integrity and ethics to ensure that our discoveries and innovations are cutting edge.