Department of Chemical Sciences

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The Department of Chemical Sciences has hosted vibrant research in chemistry since the nineteenth century and today boasts a diverse, high quality research environment with cutting edge facilities.

Areas of strength include synthetic organic chemistry, physical organic chemistry, carbohydrates, proteins and enzyme chemistry, organometallic and supramolecular chemistry, heterogeneous catalysis and adsorption, thermal methods of analysis and synthesis, and materials chemistry. Many other areas arise from collaboration with biologists, pharmacists, pharmacologists, physicists and forensic scientists.

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Ligands Chemical Compounds
Hydrolysis Chemical Compounds
beta-Lactams Chemical Compounds
beta-Lactamases Chemical Compounds
Ions Chemical Compounds
Derivatives Chemical Compounds
Metals Chemical Compounds
Catalysis Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 1979 2019

Accelerated weathering of textile waste nonwovens used as sustainable agricultural mulching

Abidi, H., Rana, S., Chaouch, W., Azouz, B., Ben Aissa, I., Ben Hassen, M. & Fangueiro, R., 9 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Industrial Textiles.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Plastic films
Natural fibers

Analysis and recommendations for European carbon dioxide utilization policies

Castillo-Castillo, A. & Angelis-Dimakis, A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 247, p. 439-448 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon capture
Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide
Climate change

Projects 2011 2023

Cereal Polysaccharide analysis for biorefinery operation and development

Campbell, G. & Powles, N.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - BBSRC

Computational Design and Engineering of Metal Oxide Nanozymes

Molinari, M.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - EPSRC

Isolation and characterization of industrially relevant microbial polysaccharides

Laws, A.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - BBSRC

Activities 2005 2019

Invited Talk: Technical textiles for wound management and infection prevention

Parikshit Goswami (Speaker)
22 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

International Society for Computational Biology (External organisation)

Antonia Vyrkou (Member)
18 Jun 2019

Activity: Membership typesMembership of a Society or Institute

Developments in Medical Nonwovens

Andrew Hewitt (Speaker)
9 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Preparing for digitalisation: There’s no time to lose

Paul Singh


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other

Victorian Bakers, 03:29, BBC Four

Grant Campbell


2 media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Kirklees College Forensic Science students solve campus murder

Esta Bostock


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment