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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    Research Output

    A contribution to neuromorphic engineering: neuromodulation implemented through photochromic compounds maintained out of equilibrium by UV–visible radiation

    Bartolomei, B., Heron, B. M. & Gentili, P. L., 1 Mar 2020, In : Rendiconti Lincei. 31, 1, p. 39-52 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Adsorption of Procion Red MX-5B dye from aqueous solution using homemade peach and commercial activated carbons

    Ribas, M. C., De Franco, M. A. E., Adebayo, M. A., Lima, E. C., Parkes, G. M. B. & Feris, L. A., 3 Jun 2020, In : Applied Water Science. 10, 6, 13 p., 154.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Wastewater Sludge: A Review of Potential Co-Substrates and Operating Factors for Improved Methane Yield

    Chow, W. L., Chong, S., Lim, J. W., Chan, Y. J., Chong, M. F., Tiong, T. J., Chin, J. K. & Pan, G. T., 1 Jan 2020, In : Processes. 8, 1, 21 p., 39.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)



    Keynote address- Textile Functionalisation - A Tool For Sustainable Topical Innovations

    Parikshit Goswami (Keynote speaker)
    8 Feb 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Functional Textiles & Clothing Conference

    Parikshit Goswami (Member of programme committee)
    7 Feb 20209 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Press / Media

    Conveyor belt 'skin' sculpture opens near Wakefield

    Parikshit Goswami


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Other

    Preparing for digitalisation: There’s no time to lose

    Paul Singh


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Other