School of Chemistry

Chemistry is an exciting and rapidly changing subject which is crucial to our understanding of many of today's global issues. Our undergraduate courses and postgraduate opportunities, facilities 
and expertise enable our students and staff to study and work at the
leading-edge of this important subject.

Fully-funded 4 year integrated PhD studentships available for September 2018!

Hear from our recent Nobel Prize winner and former Head of School, Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart: The father of molecular machinery.

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Posted 04 July 2018

Birmingham chemist warns against taking diet pills

University of Birmingham's Dr Simon Cotton was recently interviwed by Free Radio to warn of the dangers of 2,4-dinitrophenol, commonly known as DNP, and the string of young people who have fallen victim to the fatal chemical.

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