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.
Scientists able to see how potential cancer treatment reacts in single cell
Soil bacteria hormone discovery provides fertile ground for new antibiotics
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.
Funding for new research to deliver cleaner and greener chemicals
Solving the puzzle of polymers binding to ice for cryopreservation
Prof. Matthew Gibson awarded 2021 McBain Medal from the RSC and SOCI
Measurement and Modelling
Original experimental measurements, theory and simulations underpin advances in electrochemistry, mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, surface analysis and computational chemistry.
The department of Chemistry is appointing funded and self-funded PhD and MSc students
Parliament Prize for Warwick Chemist
The real Frozen: What can we do with ice?
Synthesis and Catalysis
Innovative molecular design and advanced synthetic methodology reinforces multi-disciplinary research addressing grand challenges around energy, health and materials.