Innovation. Scholarship. Collaboration.

We are one the UK’s internationally leading chemistry departments, recognised for the breadth and high quality of our research activities.

Research themes

Research encompasses a diverse range of activities within and across our three Sections.

Working with us

Collaborations involving both internal and external partners are strongly promoted.


Our strong research profile is sustained by a world class equipment and instrument infrastructure.

The impact of our research

Did you know?

The School was rated as one of the very best Chemistry Departments for research in the UK by the Research Excellence Framework, 2014. Bristol Chemistry ranked 4th out of 37 departments.