News and events
26 May 2015
We are delighted that this service grows from strength to strength. The heart and soul of chemistry is the design and synthesis of molecules and this free service providing state-of-the-art analysis of reaction products will bring synthesis to life for A-level and BTEC students.
27 April 2015
Loughborough University holds on to its 13th place ranking in The Complete University Guide league table 2016.
24 April 2015
Loughborough wins at awards voted for exclusively by more than 20,000 UK students, celebrating universities’ excellence, also being voted the winner of the best students’ union and accommodation categories.
15 April 2015
The Department of Chemistry hosts final of the prestigious competition for the third year running.
15 April 2015
Speakers from Loughborough University (including Professor Paul Thomas of the Department of Chemistry) share their research in a fascinating series of public lectures.
1 April 2015
Chemistry applicants are invited to take part in the webchat taking place on 8th April.
19 March 2015
Chemistry applicants! There's still time to register for our last visit day this year.
10 December 2014
A new appointment and a milestone publication.
7 October 2014
25 September 2014
Professorship and two Chairs
16 September 2014
Grant awarded to Prof Steve Fletcher
15 August 2014
Loughborough University is building an exciting new Centre for Data Science and as part of this is looking to make 11 new academic appointments (2 Professors, 1 Senior Lecturer and 8 Lecturers) in the School of Science to complement existing staff expertise. The Centre will be the focus for research on Modelling and Data Analytics across the campus.
12 August 2014
Student satisfaction at Loughborough has increased again, with Science departments ranked highly in the latest National Student Survey.
26 June 2014
Chemistry Department members win large grants
25 June 2014
Chemistry research student receives presitigious award
15 January 2014
Academics at Loughborough University are part of an £8 million research programme looking at ways of dealing with Britain’s nuclear waste...
21 May 2013
Loughborough Chemistry alumnus Bob Urie receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise due to his successful company Mediplus.
20 May 2013
RLC-Lab, an analytical and chemistry research company has teamed up with Loughborough University to launch a national initiative to support excellence in science education. The service will enable state and private schools and colleges teaching A-level and BTEC science the opportunity to access industry-standard chemical analysis services, free of charge.
22 March 2013
Voting for the Enterprise Awards is now open and this year academics within the Chemistry department have been nominated for their hard work. Developing imaging techniques, their research offers amazing insights into common diseases and their treatment.
14 March 2013
On Saturday 9th March Loughborough University's Science and Engineering Fair successfully returned, offering families a free fun packed afternoon of activities!
11 March 2013
The latest edition of the Loughborough Scientist has been released, a magazine that aims to inspire a generation of young people to pursue science.
4 March 2013
Relax and take a deep breath... The department of Chemistry's research have found new stress detectors in breath.
18 February 2013
On Saturday 9th March Loughborough University's Science and Engineering Fair returns, offering families a free fun packed afternoon of activities!
8 January 2013
The School of Science in collaboration with the Materials Research School & Sustainability Research School have organised a energy and sustainability expo.
3 December 2012
Dr Ben Buckley has been undertaking research in to Artificial Photosynthesis with others in our Department and now is an Academic Lead and Champion for the CO2 Chem Fuels Cluster.
22 October 2012
A team of researchers led by Paul Thomas, Professor of Analytical Science at Loughborough University is working hard to perfect a device that helps locating people trapped under debris or rubble.
13 September 2012
Joy Spence, an MSc graduate in Analytical Chemistry (with honours) in 1978 was honoured for her contribution to the distilled spirits industry and the advancement of women in her the field with the award of an honorary Doctor of Science.
6 September 2012
Clean power technology company and Loughborough spin-out, Intelligent Energy has announced it is to work with Ricardo, a leading global provider of product innovation, engineering solutions, clean technology and strategic consulting.
19 July 2012
Dr Williams teams up with Dr Mark Jones of RLC-Lab to take our outreach programme to the furthest reaches of the United Kingdom.