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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
ROBOX: University of Manchester to contribute to new Green Chemistry Initiative
Welcoming Professor Steve Liddle
Welcoming Professor Nik Kaltsoyannis
Manchester is the current European City of Science – and its organisers want you to help find an exciting and innovative way to communicate science to a mass, global audience.
Dr Patrick O'Malley, a Reader in Physical Chemistry at the University, has won the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Higher Education Teaching Award 2015 for his pioneering technological innovation in chemistry teaching.
For the first time scientists have come up with a precise explanation for why lobsters change colour from blue/black to red when cooked.
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.