University Of Bristol Chemistry

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University Of Bristol Chemistry

University Of Bristol Chemistry

We are one of the UK’s elite chemistry departments, recognised globally for world class research and teaching. We attract outstanding faculty, researchers and students from all parts of the world.

Our students have the chance to work with companies such as GSK, DuPont or AstraZeneca, and can study in Europe, Canada, the USA and elsewhere.

Our research spans a broad range of topics and disciplines, offering students the chance to collaborate with scientists both within and outside the University.

Modern, high-tech facilities provide the ideal learning and research environment, placing Bristol at the forefront of chemistry research.

Bristol ChemLabS, the UK’s only chemistry-based Centre for Excellence in Teaching in Learning, provides students with innovative teaching within a world-class facility.

The School of Chemistry hosts or participates in eight national flagship EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training, including the the Bristol Chemical Synthesis Centre for Doctoral Training and the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials.


General enquiries

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol
Cantock’s Close
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8201
Fax: +44 (0)117 927 7985

Undergraduate admissions

Tel: +44 (0)117 394 1649

Postgraduate admissions

Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8166


You can find us and get directions using the University’s Google precinct map.

Key contacts

Role Name Telephone Email
Head of School Professor Nick Norman +44 (0)117 928 7577
School Manager Lesley Barry +44 (0)117 331 7680
Current undergraduate student enquiries
Current postgraduate student enquiries
Outreach administrator +44 (0)117 928 8663
Industrial services team
Undergraduate industrial placements +44 (0)117 928 9180
Accounts +44 (0)117 331 7378