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Making the perfect head of beer
A team of scientists have taken a big step forward in solving the puzzle of how to make the perfect head of beer.
Prof Steve Liddle wins Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award
The award is bestowed by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
Turning waste biomass into high-value chemicals
Biotechnology has allowed researchers to simplify a process to transform waste materials into high value chemicals.
Research converts toxic air pollutant into industrial chemical
A toxic pollutant produced by burning fossil fuels can be captured from the exhaust gas stream and converted into useful industrial chemicals.
Our research themes reflect the interdisciplinary nature of modern chemistry research.
The work of our academic staff is integral to a number of University research centres and institutes.
Our research focuses on tackling the great challenges we face in society, and we're making a real impact.
Explore the list of staff who help to make this one of the best places to study chemistry in the UK.
Manchester has a long and distinguished chemistry history, harking all the way back to 1803.
Get up to date with the latest happenings in the Department of Chemistry by visiting our dedicated blog.