The Department of Chemical Sciences has researchers in areas including: synthetic organic chemistry, physical organic chemistry, carbohydrates, proteins and enzyme chemistry, organometallic and supramolecular chemistry, heterogeneous catalysis and adsorption, thermal methods of analysis and synthesis, and materials chemistry. Staff also collaborate with biologists, pharmacists, pharmacologists, physicists and forensic scientists.

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Staff

Our departments draw on the expertise of staff with national and international reputations for their research, teaching and professional engagement.

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We offer courses at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level. Teaching at Huddersfield is officially rated Gold under the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

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Research Centres within the Department of Chemical Sciences

Biorefinery Engineering and Bioprocessing Research

The Biorefinery Engineering and Bioprocessing Research Centre has two main themes: bioprocess technologies (e.g. fermentation, extraction), and biorefinery integration.

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Athena Swan

The School of Applied Sciences was granted a departmental Athena SWAN Silver award in October 2018.

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