School of Chemistry

Welcome to the School of Chemistry

The School of Chemistry at Nottingham has a reputation for excellence in both teaching and research.

The results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) places Nottingham in the top three Schools of Chemistry within the Russell Group, with 95% of Chemistry students satisfied with the quality of their degree.  

REF2014 judged 95% of our research activity to be 'internationally excellent' or 'world leading'.                            



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Congratulations Dr Kyle Galloway

Dr Kyle Galloway has won the Lord Dearing Award for his outstanding contribution to the development of teaching and student learning. The prize was presented to Dr Galloway by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Karen Cox, at the School of Chemistry's Graduation Ceremony on the 8th July 2015.

Treble First!

The first students to graduate on the jointly taught East China University of Science and Technology(ECUST)/University of Nottingham dual BSc(Hons) degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Sciences have successfully completed their courses.

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Towards a Sustainable Future Symposium

School of Chemistry, University Park, X1
Towards a sustainable future symposium with guest speakers.

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New Developments in the School of Chemistry

The School of Chemistry is engaged in an extensive programme of works over the summer to provide a range of new facilities for teaching and research. These include new teaching and research laboratories on University Park campus and the centre for sustainable chemistry on Jubilee campus.  

PhD Opportunities in the School of Chemistry 2015

 The School of Chemistry supports one of the largest cohorts of PhD students across the university. Our students undertake ground-breaking research using state of the art facilities. If you are interested in taking up a PhD within the School see the link below for further information.

Fellowships in the School of Chemistry

The University announces the 2016 Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research Fellowships. The School of Chemistry would be delighted to consider applications from early career researchers considering an academic career. Please find details of the School application procedure here.

Sustainable Chemistry

The School of Chemistry is committed to focusing its world class research expertise on the major challenges that affect us all – healthcare, energy and sustainability. As part of this commitment we have recently established a Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Chemistry.

The Centre will train new generations of PhD graduates working at the interfaces of chemistry, engineering, biosciences and business.

Athena SWAN award

The School is proud to be recognised with an Athena SWAN award and is working hard towards further progress

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School of Chemistry

University Park Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3500
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3555
email: chemistry-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk