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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. Christopher Whitehead
Head of School
Job Opportunities: Lecturers in Organic Chemistry & Bioorganic Chemistry
Professor Douglas Kell receives a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2014
Miriam Wilson Wins Best Poster Prize
The University of Manchester has appointed a leading industrialist as honorary professor to teach the next generation of engineers and further develop commercial research collaborations.
The Queen has presented The University of Manchester with a prestigious award in recognition of its world-leading imaging techniques and extensive knowledge base in advanced materials technology.
Colleagues start 2014 with tribute from the Queen
During the most recent REF period the School of Chemistry was cited 19,170 times. This make 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 97% 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.