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The School of Chemistry at Manchester is one of the largest in the UK and is recognised globally for the excellence of its research and teaching.
Prof. Richard Winpenny
Head of School
Professor Stephen Liddle awarded RSC Corday Morgan Prize
Liddle Group publication in Angewandte Chemie International Edition
University of Manchester polymer helps 3M win prestigious innovation award
A study has been launched to identify small molecules secreted by the skin that are believed to emit a subtle but unique scent in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s.
The first official experimental results since the National Graphene Institute (NGI) opened in March have been produced. The novel collaboration between industry and academia is exploring the production of graphene in the first stage of a long-term project.
University of Manchester researchers have developed a novel biocatalytic system that potentially allows for the efficient and environmentally benign production of organic chemical compounds used in many everyday products. The findings are published in the leading journal Science.
During the most recent REF period the School of Chemistry was cited 19,170 times. This makes us the third most cited school in the UK, with an average of 8.62 cites per document.
With £43 million received in grants, we have the fourth largest university research income in the UK.
We received a score of 92% in the 2013 National Student Satisfaction Survey.
Since opening in 1824 our School has been home to atomic theory pioneer John Dalton and seven Nobel Prize winners.
Our student body is made up of 703 undergraduates and 303 postgraduate students.
There are 65 academic staff and 59 support staff currently working within the School.
We work with 144 Postdoctoral Research Assistants.