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.

Our new Collaborative Teaching Laboratory has recently opened, transforming the way we deliver hands-on teaching.

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Posted 20 May 2020

Remembering Dr Colin Patrick

It is with great sadness that the University of Birmingham has learned of the death of our much-loved friend and former colleague Dr Colin Patrick, aged 90.

Posted 29 April 2020

MRI scanning assists with next generation battery design

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can provide an effective way of supporting the development of the next generation of high-performance rechargeable batteries, according to research led by the University of Birmingham.

Posted 27 April 2020

Hello from Plastic-Free UoB!

One of the University's newest societies, Plastic-Free UoB's aim is to spread awareness about the dangers of single-use plastic in our environment. Co-Founders Harriet and Sarah tell us what they're all about.

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