Organization profile

Organisation profile

Research areas

Research in the Department of Chemistry spans all sub-disciplines, from theoretical physical chemistry to biological chemistry and antibody engineering. There are four research groups:

Additionally, collaborative research both between groups with other Departments is important. There collaborations include:

REF 2014 performance

The results of the Research Evaluation Framework (REF) 2014 confirm the excellence of the research undertaken in the department. View REF 2014 results.

Research Centres

Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies - CSCT with the Department of Chemical Engineering

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Boronic Acids Chemical Compounds
Fluorescence Chemical Compounds
Metals Chemical Compounds
Ligands Chemical Compounds
Water Chemical Compounds
Sensors Chemical Compounds
Acids Engineering & Materials Science
Wastewater Chemical Compounds

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Projects 2005 2024

Research Output 1974 2020

17 - Polymers from plants: Biomass fixed carbon dioxide as a resource

Scott, J. L. & Buchard, A., 2019, Managing Global Warming. Letcher, T. M. (ed.). Elsevier Academic Press Inc, p. 503-525 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A boronic acid-based fluorescent hydrogel for monosaccharide detection

Xu, S., Sedgwick, A. C., Elfeky, S. A., Chen, W., Jones, A. S., Williams, G. T., Jenkins, A. T. A., Bull, S. D., Fossey, J. S. & James, T. D., 21 May 2019, In : Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Student theses

An evaluation of novel Cyanoacrylamides for use as covalent Kinase inhibitors in fragment-based drug discovery

Author: Yang, P., 21 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Hayes, C. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters ThesisMSc


Films, Foams & Monoliths: Novel Forming Methods for Hydrogen Adsorbent Composites

Author: Neville, G., 2019

Supervisor: Mays, T. (Supervisor), Bowen, C. (Supervisor) & Burrows, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters ThesisMaster (MA)


Inexpensive methods of catalytic hydrophosphination utilising iron and simple metal salts

Author: Gallagher, K., 2 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Webster, R. (Supervisor) & Whittlesey, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD