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The University of Southampton

Southampton is one of the best places in the UK for chemistry teaching and research. 

We aim to change the world for the better through the excellence of our research, the strength of our teaching and our entrepreneurial outlook.

*National Student Survey 2020 (this ranking is based on University of Southampton analysis of unpublished NSS data)

Centres of Excellence

Researchers from across Engineering and Physical Sciences are addressing national and global challenges in four new Centres of Excellence. These Centres are cross-disciplinary and will forge new links that transform the research landscape.

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25 August 2020

Cross disciplinary approach to speed the d...

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11 August 2020

Chemistry at Southampton ranks first in th...

Chemistry students at the University of Southampton have demonstrat...

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6 August 2020

Southampton professor awarded internationa...

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Excellent Teaching

Excellent teaching in Chemistry

High quality Chemistry teaching at the University of Southampton has been recognised in a sixth Senior Fellowship from the Higher Education Authority.


Chemistry recognised for world-leading research

At the University of Southampton, we have sealed our position as one of the UK’s top research universities, ranking 11th for the volume of our high quality research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

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