Department of Chemistry
Chemistry research at Oxford is undertaken in three main buildings:
The Chemical Research Laboratory, The Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
and The Physcial and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
The research interests are divided into
the following sections or groups:
& Theoretical Chemistry
Theoretical Chemistry Group
Please use this link to the individual
members of academic research staff world wide web pages. Each page
will contain a recent summary of their current research interests and
then links to thier own further research information.
supervisors are happy to discuss projects on an individual basis, and
more general enquiries may be made to the Chairman of Chemistry.
The Department of Chemistry is one of
the ten departments which make up the Mathematical
and Physical Life Sciences Division (MPLS).
Her Majesty The Queen opened the new
£60 million Chemistry Research Laboratory on 20th February 2004. View
the photographs from the day.
Explore the "Virtual
Tour of the CRL" which includes over 75 full-screen immersive
This state of the art facility has five floors covering
~17,000 sq.m of laboratory and office space. The £60 million has been
raised with grants from the JIF, Wolfson Foundation, EP Abraham Trust,
Thomas Swan, the family of Landon T Clay, the Salters Company and a
£20 million partnership with IP Group.
Plans for a New Chemistry Teaching & Research Laboratory for Oxford (slide
The Department is pleased to announce that the Oxford City Council Area Planning West Committee have granted planning approval for New Chemistry Building by unanimous vote.
The Committee members were extremely complimentary of the project proposal and work to date, commenting especially on the sustainability initiatives included. In addition the project team submitted the RIBA Stage D report to the Project Steering Group in May and this was duly approved. Read more in the press release.