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School of Chemistry

Chemistry laboratory

We're changing the way the world and society works through our teaching and research. Sustainability is at the centre of what we do, from tackling untreatable diseases to creating renewable energy sources.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate students are learning about the latest discoveries in chemistry as soon as they happen. We create an exceptional environment for both teaching and research, through the latest facilities and by nurturing a strong community environment.

School of Chemistry research groups
  • State-of-the-art laboratories

    Teaching laboratories refurbished as part of a £12m investment

  • Silver Athena SWAN award

    We nurture a supportive and welcoming chemistry community

  • 1st
    in the Russell Group for satisfaction with course and teaching
I’m proud to lead our School of Chemistry where every student and member of staff have the opportunity to thrive in a supportive community. Our education programmes are ranked highly, alongside strong research credentials, and with our links to industry the future holds an extensive range of exciting possibilities.
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Building 59, Room1201, University of Southampton, Southampton. SO17 1BJ
We're open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, UK time

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