Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Oxford is one of the leading chemistry research departments in the world with around 80 academic staff carrying out international-level research, and an annual research income of approximately £17 million.  The most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) rated 49% of the research submitted by Oxford Chemistry as 4* (world-leading quality), and confirmed that the Department has not only the highest volume – by some margin – of world-leading research, but also the top research environment of any chemistry department in the UK.  The impact of the Department’s research outside academia is also highly rated, with over 55% in the 4* category.