Chemistry Community

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Welcome to your Chemistry Community: a network for alumni, students, faculty and friends from the School of Chemistry and part of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Community.

Whether a student, recent graduate or seasoned alumnus, let us know where you are and what you are doing.



Contact us

EPS Alumni Office
College of Engineering and
Physical Sciences
Gisbert Kapp
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom  

Connect with us today to keep up to date with the latest news, find old friends or join us at one of our events.


You are welcome to attend our seminars that take place regularly during term time. Keep an eye on our events page for details of forthcoming talks.

Community news

Salters' Festival of Chemistry comes to Birmingham

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences hosted the Salters' Festival of Chemistry welcoming 128 students from 32 schools in the West Midlands within the School of Chemistry.

Explainer: Ketamine in the human world

Ketamine has been in the news again; this time the reason is that the Government is being advised that it should be upgraded from its current status as a Class C drug (like Valium) to a Class B drug, like amphetamine or cannabis. Dr Simon Cotton explains...

New Staff in Chemistry, July–November 2013

A round-up of new Chemistry faculty July-November 2013.
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Alumni profiles

  • Samantha Brown
    Marketing Manager, InnospecBSc Chemistry (1997), PhD Synthetic Organic Chemistry (2001)
  • Barry Hill
    Director, Micro Research Limited, PhD Chemistry (1983)
  • John Guy
    Education Consultant and Senior Advisor, University of Cambridge International Examinations, BSc (Class I) 1971, Chemistry ; PhD 1974 (Chemistry)
  • Alan Barber
    Former Category Issues Manager, Unilever, PhD Chemistry (1976), BSc Chemistry (1972)
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