Skip to main content

The School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering aims to promote sustainable processes and materials to meet the energy and healthcare demands of the future.

female researcher working in a laboratory from behind a protective screen

Research Themes

Focused on our core research areas

close up of pink liquid being transferred into small tubes from a petree dish

Spin-out companies

Combining our entrepreneurial spirit with our research

Spin-out companies

In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), over 80% of the School’s research was judged to be internationally excellent or world leading


Stuart James

Mechanochemical Synthesis and Holey Liquids

Read more

Steven Bell

Fighting Terrorism and Drug Abuse

Read more

Andrew Mills

Smart Inks for packaging security

Read more

PhD opportunities

Join our leading research teams

Obtain a PhD in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering focusing on one of our core research themes

Global leaders in the areas of Energy, Catalysis, Materials, Sensors, Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Ionic Liquids

Current Opportunities

Our Research Talent

Find out more