Throughout its long history the School of Chemistry has been home to many revered and important professors. You can track the history and development of the School of Chemistry using the links to the left.

The history of our professors also encompasses part of the history of teaching science at Edinburgh and throughout the UK. From its beginnings as a part of the teaching of medicine through to its evolution and blossoming into a fully fledged subject, the history of teaching chemistry at Edinburgh is also one of the development of science at university.