School of Chemistry

Welcome to the School of Chemistry


Excellence in Teaching and Research

  • Excellence in teaching: 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) places Nottingham in the top three School of Chemistry within the Russell Group
  • New state-of-the-art teaching laboratories: operational 2015 
  • Excellence in Research: REF2014 judged 95% of our research activity to be 'internationally excellent' or 'world leading'
  • A thriving research environment with 160 postgraduate students and 60 post-doctoral fellows from all corners of the globe 
  • Fully committed to providing a positive and supportive learning and working environment
  • Outstanding engagement with the community through: demonstration lectures, events with Schools and Colleges, and the award winning Periodic Videos





Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemistry

In 2013, University of Nottingham was awarded £5.28M to establish an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemistry. The vision of this centre is to train  a new generation of chemists, who will be equipped with the skills and experience to lead chemistry-using industries towards a more sustainable future. 

If you are interested in undertaking a PhD in the CDT for Sustainable Chemistry apply here



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School of Chemistry

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