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We are Chemistry

Community is at the heart of our department. We love seeing you at our events and have listened to your feedback to co-create activities and spaces for the year ahead. We hope that these will complement your studies and have fun while you're with us in Chemistry.

We are Chemistry events are always free, so come join us, and stay updated by following @WarwickChem on social media!

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Nobel Prize Breakfast

Interested in learning the latest innovations in Chemistry? Come and join us in the newly refurbished Common Room in B2.01 to have some breakfast pastries and watch the live announcement of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

The announcement is due at 10.45am.

Wednesday 4 October

10.30am - 11.30am


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Just Desserts!

We're kicking off the year the right way! Join us at this first event and indulge in lots of sweet treats, including cakes, cookies, muffins, doughnuts, and fruit platters. Whether you want to study or socialise, come and join us. The Student Experience Team will be on hand to help with any questions too. See you there!

Wednesday 4 October

1pm - 3pm


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Ask Anything & Pizza

Got a burning question? Come a long and ask matter what year you're in, we've got students and colleagues ready to help with any questions, big or small. Whether it's about MChem, placements, or tips for writing lab reports, we've got you covered. Plus, enjoy some free pizza while you're at it! You can also ask questions on Vevox if you can't join in-person and we will answer after the session.

Wednesday 11 October

1pm - 3pm


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Autumn Prize Giving

Join us for Autumn Prize Giving as we celebrate our outstanding continuing students who excelled last year! The event will be filled with applause and all the best celebratory snacks. After the festivities, feel free to use the space to socialise or study. Let's celebrate together!

Wednesday 18 October

1pm - 3pm (presentations made at 1.30pm)


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e-Sports Night

Did you know Warwick has the best e-Sports gym in the country? Hosted in the University's cutting edge e-Sports gym, come along for games and tournaments against staff on Fall Guys, Rocket League, CS:GO, Overwatch, DOTA 2, FIFA, Apex, Warzone, League of Legends, and Valorant.

Friday 20 October

5pm - 9pm

eSports Centre, The Junction

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Pumpkin Carving

Embrace the season and join us for pumpkin carving. We'll provide all the tools and materials you need to craft your own ghoulish masterpiece, which you can take home to elevate your Halloween celebrations. Best pumpkin wins a prize, so let your creativity run wild!

Wednesday 25 October

1pm - 3pm


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STEMGC & Pizza

Learn more about the STEM Grand Challenge! This STEMGC session gives you the opportunity to reimagine and shape the future of Chemistry and STEM at Warwick, so bring some creative and bold ideas. Drop-in and enjoy some free pizza!

Wednesday 1 November

1pm - 3pm


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Free Professional Headshots

We're excited to offer all students the chance to get a free headshot from a professional photographer. Whether you use it for LinkedIn, presentation posters or your CV, a professional headshot will give you a head start in your job applications!

Wednesday 8 November

11.45am - 3pm


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Paws & Reflect: Petting Zoo

Join us and discover all the benefits that our four (or more!) legged friends can offer. Did you know that spending time with animals enhances our social, cognitive and emotional wellbeing? Come along, pet some furry (and scaly) companions, relax and reflect on term so far!

Wednesday 15 November

1pm - 3pm


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URSS Info Session & Pizza

The Undergraduate Research Support Scheme enables you to carry out an interdisciplinary summer research or public engagement project. Come along to learn more, hear from previous URSS students and get advice on writing successful applications!

Wednesday 22 November

1pm - 3pm


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Indulge in seasonal snacks and engage with our expert researchers to get a real flavour of cutting-edge chemistry at Warwick. Explore the science, connect with lab teams and discover how you could get involved.

Wednesday 29 November

2pm - 4pm

Science Concourse

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Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market

Experience an authentic German Christmas market right here! We're excited to offer a free coach ride to this festive wonderland. Spaces are limited, so make sure to secure your spot by signing up here today.

Saturday 2 December

10.30am - 3pm

 Bluebell coach park

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Chem Christmas Drop-in

Join us for a festive gathering to wrap up the term! We're spicing it up with Christmas cheer, including mince pies, pizza, and holiday tunes (Christmas jumpers encouraged!)

Wednesday 6 December

1pm - 3pm


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Got an idea?

Do you have a brilliant event idea or something special you'd like to see in our We are Chemistry series? We're all ears! We're always looking for fresh ideas and collaborations to improve your experience and bring new ideas to life.

Chat with Adam or Tom at one of the events, or e-mail us and we'll get back to you!


Follow us on Instagram for all the latest news, updates, and memes on what is going on in Warwick Chemistry.


Follow us on Twitter to learn more about the research publications and opportunities in Warwick Chemistry.


Follow us on LinkedIn for updates on projects, research, and new podcast episodes.


You can read our fortnightly Lab Chat newsletter here, which contains all things Warwick Chemistry.

Get active

Join these free recurring events throughout term. Feel good, have fun, and make friends in the department.

Study Spaces in Chemistry

B2.01 Common Room

Chemistry Common Room (Chem360)


We secured a new Chemistry Common Room last year and refurbished it over the summer based on your feedback! Make sure to visit Chem360!

Social Space Study Stations Blackboards TV Projector

Power and USB Sockets Board Games Student-Life Library

This space is suited for social study or group work discussions

You can read about the transformation of this project here.


Chemistry Quiet Study Space


You'll find a quiet study space on the fifth floor of Chemistry, just by the Undergraduate Office.

PC Stations Photocopier Study Stations Whiteboards

Power Sockets Innovation & Diversity Libraries

This space is suited for quiet study and individual working

Chemistry Support

Read about the support available if you're struggling with the cost of living.

Learn more about the funding available if you require IT support.

Access resources that will help you improve your academic and study skills.

Listen to our student-led podcast on many helpful and topical issues.

Chemistry Careers, Opportunities, and Skills Support

We've partnered with our new Jo Pearson, our new Senior Careers Consultant, to plan lots of employability events that you can attend below:

You can find Jo's office next to B2.01 on the concourse towards the library, you can book sessions with her here, and you can email her at .