Innovative environmental investment in Chemistry to be replicated

1 October 2015

An investment in Chemistry has been so successful at reducing the University’s electricity usage that similar changes are to be introduced in a second building.

Southampton chemist, Steve Goldup

Southampton chemists create switchable gold catalyst

22 September 2015

A gold catalyst whose behaviour can be controlled by the addition of acid or metal ion cofactors has been designed by chemists from the University of Southampton.

Highfield Campus

Southampton rises in global university ranking

15 September 2015

The University has risen 13 places to 81st in the 2015 QS World University Rankings. This follows Southampton rising to 14th in the UK in both the Complete University Guide and Guardian University Guide, earlier this year.

What does a high carbon world mean for humanity?

10 September 2015

Atmospheric CO2 levels are increasing and face humanity with pressing questions about its future in a high carbon world.

Stephanie Chapman

Top prize rewards Southampton MChem student’s knowledge of the chemical industry

8 September 2015

Masters of Chemistry graduate Stephanie Chapman has been named as one of the UK’s best young chemists. She has won a prestigious Salters’ Prize worth £1,000 from The Salters’ Institute for her knowledge of today’s chemical industry and its future challenges.


International honours for Chemistry

28 August 2015

Chemistry at Southampton has achieved an impressive position in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.


Southampton scientists find new way to detect ortho–para conversion in water

25 August 2015

New research by scientists from the University of Southampton has found that water molecules react differently to electric fields, which could provide a new way to study spin isomers at the single-molecule level.

Chemistry achieves excellent results in NSS 2015

12 August 2015

Results of this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) published today (Wednesday 12th August) show good results in satisfaction levels for Chemistry degree programmes at the University of Southampton.


Promotions in Chemistry

1 August 2015

Five new professors have been appointed in Chemistry at the University of Southampton. The promotions recognise the achievements of Andrew Hector, Bruno Linclau, David Read, Chris Skylaris and Ali Tavassoli in research and teaching at one of the UK’s leading departments.

Major international honour for Professor of Physical Chemistry

29 July 2015

Professor Malcolm Levitt, Head of Magnetic Resonance at the University of Southampton, will be awarded a prestigious prize at the EUROMAR 2015 Congress in Prague in July.