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Chemistry

News and events

Supporting Excellence in Education

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.

League table confirms Loughborough is one of the top 15 universities in UK

27 April 2015

Loughborough University holds on to its 13th place ranking in The Complete University Guide league table 2016.

Loughborough named University of the Year at 2015 Whatuni Awards

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.

Inspiring the scientists of tomorrow –Top of the Bench returns to Loughborough

15 April 2015

The Department of Chemistry hosts final of the prestigious competition for the third year running.

See world through different eyes with our Discover Science lecture series

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.

Webchat for Chemistry offer holders on 8th April

1 April 2015

Chemistry applicants are invited to take part in the webchat taking place on 8th April.

Still time to attend our UCAS Visit Day on 25th March

19 March 2015

Chemistry applicants! There's still time to register for our last visit day this year.

Professors Steve Fletcher and Paul Thomas honoured

10 December 2014

A new appointment and a milestone publication.

Workshop to be hosted in the Chemistry Dept

7 October 2014

Workshop details

New roles and promotions for Chemistry staff

25 September 2014

Professorship and two Chairs

New grant awarded

16 September 2014

Grant awarded to Prof Steve Fletcher

Loughborough build a new Centre for Data Science

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.

Chemistry rated highly for student satisfaction in National Student Survey

12 August 2014

Student satisfaction at Loughborough has increased again, with Science departments ranked highly in the latest National Student Survey.

New EPSRC Grants for Chemistry

26 June 2014

Chemistry Department members win large grants

Chemistry Department Students win Prestigious Awards

25 June 2014

Chemistry research student receives presitigious award

Nuclear waste the focus of new £8m project

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...

Loughborough Chemistry alumnus rewarded with Queen's Award

21 May 2013

Loughborough Chemistry alumnus Bob Urie receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise due to his successful company Mediplus.

RLC-Lab and University join forces to inspire next generation of scientists

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.

Loughborough's Chemistry Department has been nominated for an Enterprise Award

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.

Families flock to University’s Science and Engineering Fair

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!

The Loughborough Scientist

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.

Researchers look to breath to identify stress

4 March 2013

Relax and take a deep breath... The department of Chemistry's research have found new stress detectors in breath.

Family fun on offer at Loughborough University’s Science and Engineering Fair

18 February 2013

On Saturday 9th March Loughborough University's Science and Engineering Fair returns, offering families a free fun packed afternoon of activities!

Energy and Sustainability Exposition

8 January 2013

The School of Science in collaboration with the Materials Research School & Sustainability Research School have organised a energy and sustainability expo.

Invitation to be Academic Lead for the CO2 Chem Fuels Cluster

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.

The Chemistry of Rescue

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.

Chemistry Alumnus Honoured

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.

Ricardo and Intelligent Energy Announce Partnership

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.

Island Chemists

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.