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.

Staff and Courses in {{dept.title}}


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


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

Research Centres within the Department of Pharmacy

Biomarker Research

The Centre for Biomarker research led by Dr Patrick McHugh, looks to explore the underlying aetiology of many diseases, including CNS-related conditions. Our ambition is to develop biomarkers to help improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of such disease.

View Centre

Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research

The Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research Centre provides a platform to enhance quality and quantity of research outputs in a competitive research environment.


View Centre