Chemistry research at Warwick
Our fundamental research pushes boundaries in all major fields of Chemistry. Through collaborations with the wider science community and industry, our applied work aims to tackle huge global issues from antimicrobial resistance, to solar energy harvesting, and sustainable materials.
Chemical, Structural and Synthetic Biology
Developing highly interdisciplinary molecular and analytical approaches to understanding and exploiting biological systems for drug discovery, food security and industrial biotechnology.
New insights into the micro-world of Streptomyces
Breakthrough in understanding enzymes that make antibiotic for drug-resistant pathogen
Materials and Polymers
From solid-state inorganic materials to soft matter, real-world applications span catalysis, photovoltaics, ferroelectrics, petroadditives for cleaner fuel, personal care and medicine.
New diagnostic tool for rapid detection of Coronavirus being developed by University of Warwick and Partners
BonLab collaborates to produce bacteria containing biocoatings
BonLab develops new method to measure chain transfer constants
Measurement and Modelling
Original experimental measurements, theory and simulations underpin advances in electrochemistry, mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, surface analysis and computational chemistry.
Parliament Prize for Warwick Chemist
The real Frozen: What can we do with ice?
Molecule which can ‘dance’ away harmful sunlight could be future of tanning lotion
Synthesis and Catalysis
Innovative molecular design and advanced synthetic methodology reinforces multi-disciplinary research addressing grand challenges around energy, health and materials.