School of Chemistry

Recognition by the Royal Academy of Engineering

Dr Richard Bourne announced as new Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellow in Digital Manufacturing and Discovery of Pharmaceuticals

Dr Richard Bourne from the University of Leeds with equipment that is helping to transform the way medicines and other chemicals are produced

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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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Top ten

in the UK for Chemistry

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of our research activity is

'world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent' latest REF

Top 100

World Top 100 University

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Bioprocess uk conference attended by Holly Morgan, winner of the best poster award

Holly Morgan received the Best Poster award at the 16th annual bioProcessUK…

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Peptides assembling

Scientists have developed an integrated computational and experimental…

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Dr Jenny Zhang from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge is visiting Leeds to talk about her research.

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Part of Organic Seminar Series.

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Our next postgraduate open day will be held on Friday 7 February 2020.

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Part of the Organic Seminar Series.

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented students through a range of services.

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We work with organisations of all sizes across a wide range of industries to come up with solutions to your needs.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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