Chemistry is a vibrant, fundamental research area concerned with the structure and reactivity of matter.  Within SCMB there are specific strengths in: the isolation, purification and structure elucidation of natural compounds; the synthesis of complex molecules; the design, synthesis and characterisation of new materials; design and synthesis of new medicines; biological chemistry; coordination chemistry; colloid and surface science; and physical and computational chemistry.

Discipline/Theme members

Inorganic Chemistry - Coordination chemistry
Materials chemistry application
Drug development and delivery
Organic opto-electronics
Metallo-supramolecular chemistry
Biological and synthetic chemistry
Organic Chemistry - Glycoscience, drug discovery and biotechnology
Organic Chemistry - Chemistry and bioactivity of natural products
Energy materials
Biomaterials for bone repair and regeneration
Physical and Computational Chemistry; Organic Chemistry
Students' awareness of their own conceptual models in chemistry and their motivation to apply formative feedback in their learning
Functional (organics & organometallics) materials design, synthesis and characterisation for organic opto-electronics
Physical and Computational Chemistry - Simulation of biomolecular systems
Synthesis, methodology, and medicinal chemistry
Lanthanide metal ions properties
Inorganic Chemistry - Spectroscopic properties of new materials
Physical Chemistry - Structure, function, mechanism and pharmaceutical potential of metalloenzymes
Laboratory-based learning in Chemistry – what are the barriers to student success in the laboratory and how do we provide situations that allow students to maximize their learning. Mathematical foundations for Chemistry study
Photophysics of organic semiconductors
Novel drug delivery systems
Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Molecular Diagnostics
Organic Chemistry - Synthesis and isolation of complex natural products, method development, medicinal and physical organic chemistry