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School of Chemistry

Contact us

Get in touch with the School of Chemistry by telephone, email or in person.

Locations and maps

The School of Chemistry is based in the subject-dedicated Chemistry Building, which is located on the University’s South Campus.

Address

School of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL

Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 4614

Email: general.chemistry@manchester.ac.uk

Undergraduate admissions office

The undergraduate admissions team provides advice and support to students applying for one of our courses. We look forward to hearing from you.

Christine Martyniuk
Recruitment and Admissions Administrator
Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 9271

Hazel Boxall
Recruitment and Admissions Assistant
Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 0239

Email: ug.chemistry@manchester.ac.uk

Postgraduate admissions team

The postgraduate admissions team provides advice and support to prospective postgraduate students applying for one of our courses - get in touch with any enquiries.

Samantha Franks
Senior Recruitment and Admissions Administrator
+44 (0) 161 306 9279

Matthew Pumford
Postgraduate Recruitment and Admissions Administrator
+44 (0) 161 275 1423

Email: pg.chemistry@manchester.ac.uk

School and outreach contacts

The School's contacts for school and outreach enquiries can be reached via the details below.

Address
School Outreach
School of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
United Kingdom

Contact
Meriel Maddocks
Outreach Administrator
Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 4686

Email: outreach.chemistry@manchester.ac.uk

Industrial and business contacts

For business enquiries such as collaboration opportunities or training on our equipment, please use the contacts below.

Industrial liaison:

Address
Industrial Liaison Office
School of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
United Kingdom

Contact
Mark McCairn
Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 4550
Email: industry.chemistry@manchester.ac.uk

Services to industry enquiries (including mass spectroscopy, microanalysis, NMR and X-Ray Crystallography):

Address
Services to Industry
School of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 1418
Email: services.chemistry@manchester.ac.uk

Facilities contacts

Mass spectrometry laboratory 

  • Ilya Strashnov, Head of laboratory
  • Carole Webb (HPLC, GC, GCMS)
  • Emma Enston (HPLC, GC, GCMS, MALDI, accurate mass)
  • Gareth Smith (Electrospray, accurate mass, APCI, MALDI, GCMS)
  • Mohammed Maqsood (Electrospray, APCI) 

Telephone:

  • GC and HPLC lab: +44 (0)161 255 4583
  • Office: +44 (0)161 255 4583
  • MS lab: +44 (0)161 275 4599

Microanalysis laboratory

Nuclear magnetic resonance laboratory

  • General enquiries should be emailed to ch-nmr-service@listserv.manchester.ac.uk. Users within The University of Manchester can visit the internal NMR website on the School of Chemistry intranet and place NMR service requests via our online portal (vpn or on-site access only).
  • Carlo Bawn (runs the NMR service and should be contacted in the first instance for general solution-state and solid-state NMR queries, staff-run service matters, and advice on spectrum interpretation). Email: carlo.bawn@manchester.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)161 275 4581
  • Daryl Bamber (responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the NMR equipment in the School, and should be contacted for issues relating to walk-up instruments). Email: daryl.bamber@manchester.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)161 275 4581
  • Ralph Adams (Head of NMR in the School of Chemistry and should be contacted for advice on more complex and extended projects, and more general NMR facility queries). Email: ralph.adams@manchester.ac.uk 

X-ray crystallography

Near-ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy