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Awarded in recognition of our commitment to equality for women in mathematics and science.

Chemistry lies right at the heart of all science

Chemistry students in the lab

Leeds Festival of Science

13 - 27 March, 2015
Join us for activities and events covering many areas of science, maths, engineering and technology. Open to both schools and the general public.

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Explore. Choose. Grow.

Launched in September 2014 our Discovery Themes provide an opportunity to broaden your horizons.

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Forthcoming seminars

11 March 2015 - Organic Seminar:

Integrated flow platforms for discovery and self-optimization of organic, inorganic and nanomaterial synthesis

17 March 2015 - Nanoscience Mini Symposium:

DNA-Based Materials and Nanoscience




Chemistry at Leeds ranked in the World’s top 100
Our excellence recognised in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2014.

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Chemistry ranked equal 4th for research impact in REF2014
In the results of the recently announced 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Chemistry at Leeds was ranked equal 4th nationally for research impact, with all work being rated as internationally excellent or leading. The quality of research saw an increase in grade point average to 3.18 with 95% of work rated as internationally leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

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Hot paper in Angewandte Chemie

25 February 2015

Small molecule inhibitors of key targets for anticancer drug development have...


Front Cover of Physical Review Letters

23 February 2015

Research performed by Dr Leandro Rizzi in the group of Dr Stefan Auer and in...


Poster Prize Win

5 January 2015

Ricky Cain, was awarded the ‘participant’s prize’ at the RSC-BMCS 8th...


December graduation 2014

23 December 2014

Congratulations to everyone who was awarded their degree at the recent ceremony.

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