Career and Research Talks

Our online Ask a Chemist Q&A series has now come to an end. You can find recordings of selected sessions below.

Interested in finding out more about careers in the chemical sciences? Check out the following resources: 

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State school A level (or equivalent) Chemistry students and teachers are invited to sign up below to a series of enlightening talks by our research chemists, followed by a Q&A.

Talks will be live and the sessions recorded for use afterwards by subscribers if they unable to attend. 

For 2023-24, live sessions will be held on Mondays from 17:15-18:00* in order to minimise disruption to the school day. Students may attend without a teacher, provided we have a teacher contact and the student signs up with a valid school email address.

*advance notice will be given if there is a change to the day or time of the session.

In order to take part in the series, participants will need to sign up below and agree to our Code of Conduct. We process your data according to our Privacy Notice

The University of Oxford’s Higher Education Access Tracker (HEAT) database is used to record information about the University's outreach activities and those who take part in them. For further information about this database, please see

Please note, places are limited to students and teachers from state schools in the UK, Isle of Man and Channel Islands, and where we are oversubscribed, we will prioritise places for students who meet our widening participation and access criteria. Further information about this can be found at

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We work alongside our college colleagues to offer a variety of events throughout the year which showcase our research.

Upcoming events are listed below:

Where we have recordings, past sessions are listed below: