Chemistry (UoA 8)

Almost all of the research in this UoA is officially classified as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

The following academic unit formed the submission to UoA 8:

Within the School there were four research groups submitted to UoA 8:

  • Bio-Medicinal Chemistry
  • Catalysis and Synthesis
  • Chemical Nanoscience
  • Spectroscopy and Structural Chemistry

The research in Chemistry works across:

  • fundamental aspects of the chemistry/medicine interface and the development of drugs
  • new electronic materials
  • environmental sustainability
  • understanding the properties of molecular-based materials

The following case studies demonstrate the impact of our research:


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