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The Department of Chemistry has been an established seat of learning at Reading for more than a century, with the first Professor of Chemistry being appointed in 1907. We currently have more than 70 researchers at postgraduate and postdoctoral level, with 24 members of academic staff available to supervise research.

We are extremely proud of the friendly and informal atmosphere in our Department. Staff in Chemistry work hard alongside our undergraduate and postgraduate students to ensure that they maximise their academic potential.

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If you have the same passion for Chemistry as us and would like to join the team take a look at our jobs page for currrent posts available.

Postgraduate studentships

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Reading has a wide variety of novel and on-going research programmes in many areas of Chemistry, as well as a considerable number of collaborative interdisciplinary projects with colleagues from other departments and industrial organisations. Click on the link below to find out about current postgraduate studentships available with us and possible opportunities for students with their own funding.


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We are committed to the ethos of the Athena SWAN and are always seeking ways to support staff in their working lives and students in their studies.

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