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Chemistry

Welcome to chemistry at NTU, currently home to 200 undergraduate and 50 postgraduate students within the Department of Chemistry and Forensics. Our courses are taught in modern, innovative teaching spaces, offering excellent career prospects, including accreditation by The Royal Society of Chemistry. We have an active academic, PhD and research community, and are committed to inspiring the scientists of the future, with our outreach programmes for local school children.

Research within the chemistry department span a diverse range of topics within the key areas of:  analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, synthetic chemistry, theoretical and computational chemistry and pedagogy. Our research includes the development of mass spectrometry solutions, biomolecular-materials interfaces, surface science, green chemistry, synthetic organic and inorganic chemistry, theoretical developments and computational chemistry. This research performed highly in the A03 and B12 REF units of assessment during the REF2014 exercise.

Our labs are housed in two state-of-the-art facilities, ISTeC and the Rosalind Franklin building, offering modern facilities for both teaching and research.

Our Subject Areas

What's coming up

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Apr

Chemistry and Forensic Science Colloquium

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Mar

Chemistry and Forensic Science Colloquium

CTL LT3, Clifton Teaching and Learning Building, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

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Mar

Chemistry and Forensic Science Colloquium

CTLP 09 + 10, Clifton Teaching and Learning Building, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

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May

School of Science and Technology Annual Research Conference 2019

Teaching and Learning building, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, United Kingdom, NG11 8NS

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Apr

Chemistry and Forensic Science Colloquium

193, Erasmus Darwin, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

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Feb

Chemistry and Forensic Science Colloquium

193, Erasmus Darwin, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

Featured Facility

Chemistry facilities

We have a range of modern facilities to support both our students and researchers in the Rosalind Franklin Building (RFB), the nearby Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Centre (ISTeC) and in the analytical and microscopy suite.

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Top 20 universities in the UK for Chemistry - The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2020

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In the UK's top 20 for Chemistry - Complete University Guide 2020

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Top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction in Chemistry - National Student Survey 2019

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Top 10 universities in the UK for Chemistry - The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2020