Research Themes

Our research is broken up into a number of general themes, which you can read about below.

Gold material in a flask

Understanding how to prepare chemical bonds as effectively and efficiently as possible.

The 3 areas of research in chemical medicine

Using chemical techniques that are applied to study biological systems.

A globe showing the main areas of sustainable chemistry research

Tackling the need for secure energy supplies and limiting society's reliance on non-sustainable feedstocks.

Microscope image of a new material

Research that designs and characterises functional solids for applications ranging from energy solutions to industrial catalysis.

A researcher using an NMR machine

Developing techniques to solve structural chemistry problems and understanding how atoms and molecules interact.