Department of Chemistry

Our rankings

Our Chemistry programmes are ranked 7th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2017.

My Surrey experience - Laura Kent, MChem Chemistry

My confidence has sky-rocketed during my time as a Surrey student

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Surrey helps Home Office create forensic map of UK

The Home Office was so impressed by a recent PhD presentation on fingerprint research, it has asked the Department of Chemistry to assist in developing a ‘forensic research map’ of the UK.

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Our research

The Department of Chemistry participates in leading research activities including fuel cell and nanotechnology research.

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Our news

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Undergraduate student wins place at Salzburg Festival

Winnie Mac has won a place at the famous Salzburg Festival in Salzburg, Austria in 2017.

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Outstanding innovative research in chemistry

Innovate UK has recently rated a Department of Chemistry project as outstanding (grade A), their highest rating. This project resulted in the development of Jally Strips and VerteX products for use in commercial refrigerators and air conditioning units.

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ChemSoc Gold Success

The University of Surrey's Chemistry Society (ChemSoc) has received a gold STAR standard from the university's students' union.

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