Department of Chemistry

The University has invested heavily in chemistry at Surrey in recent years, reflecting its conviction that a leading technological university must promote top rate research in the core sciences.

What we have to offer

There are a number of instruments we have available for students, researchers and businesses to use including our Joseph Kenyon Laboratory that has an energy-efficient cold room, daylight simulation and large fume hood capacity.

Our staff members

Dr Ian Cunningham

Head of Department of Chemistry

Dr Ian Cunningham took his first and second degrees at Trinity College Dublin, before moving to University College Dublin to take up a postdoctoral position where he worked with Professor A F Hegarty. After three years at Sunderland he moved to the University of Surrey in 1988. ...

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