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Coming soon: multi-million pound laboratory investment

We’re investing £12m in our facilities, including a complete renovation of our teaching labs, ready for students joining us in 2019.

This refurbishment will ensure our students benefit from an outstanding educational experience. It will provide students with modern, state-of-the-art teaching spaces and more opportunities for experimental work and hands-on use of advanced analytical and spectroscopic equipment.

Inorganic and Physical Analysis Lab

Watch our fly-through CGI animation of the new Inorganic and Physical Analysis Laboratory.

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Organic and Inorganic Synthesis Lab

See our CGI fly-through video of the Organic and Inorganic Synthesis Laboratory.

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Our £12m refurbishment will:

Image: Artist's impression of new state-of-the-art Chemistry laboratories

Videos: Artist’s interpretation of what the laboratories will look like; this isn’t an exact representation of the final laboratory.


This multimillion pound investment in Chemistry signals a really exciting time for our current and future students. It will ensure we’re able to deliver an even better student experience within outstanding laboratory facilities. We’ll also be increasing accessibility, and making our facilities more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

Students in lab


Find out about other facilities and educational resources available to you as a Chemistry student at Southampton.

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Find out about undergraduate study in Chemistry including student support, accreditation and careers and employment opportunities once you graduate.

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