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.

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 18 April 2018

SATNAV interview Professor David Phillips

Professor David Phillips CBE FRS, Past President of the Royal Society of Chemistry and University of Birmingham alumnus, gave the 2018 EPS Distinguished Lecture. His lecture, entitled "Light Up Your Life" saw him share his personal journey from raw Birmingham undergraduate in 1958 through an extremely successful and fulfilling academic career in photochemistry. The team from SATNAV Magazine covered the entire event and had the exclusive interview with Professor Phillips.

Posted 17 April 2018

ChemSoc 2018

ChemSoc have worked hard to organise many big events and opportunities for chemists and hope you will agree they've had another brilliant year! Chair Austen Nicholas gives us brief run through of what they've been up to.

Posted 12 April 2018

SATNAV's 2018: an amazing year of firsts!

SATNAV (Science and Technology News and Views) Magazine have had a very eventful and exciting year. They've published two new editions, explored Science in Nature and Science in Film and TV, covered the first College-wide sporting competition, worked with countless other societies, and even interviewed two celebrities!

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