School of Chemistry

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Discover the extraordinary world of atmospheric chemistry and start exploring the possibility of finding life beyond Earth with this online course

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Astbury Conversation 2020

Step into the world of macromolecules by joining us at the Astbury Conversation on 23 and 24 March 2020

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Natural Sciences

Study our interdisciplinary programme, which gives you the ability to shape your degree to suit your career plans and interests

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Peptides assembling

Scientists have developed an integrated computational and experimental…

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Chloe Townley receiving her price for best oral presentation

The School of Chemistry held its annual Postgraduate Research Conference…

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Drax Power Station.

A spin out company from the School of Chemistry has received Government…

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Professor Sophie Jackson, University of Cambridge. Part of the Organic Seminar Series

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Professor Oliver Kappe, Karl-Franzens-Universitat Graz. Part of the Organic Seminar Series.

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Dr Rebecca Melen, University of Cardiff. Part of Inorganic Research Seminars.

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Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics Colloquium featuring keynote speaker Professor Beth Wingate, Exeter 

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