Chemistry at Loughborough University enjoys an outstanding scientific reputation for teaching and research with internationally renowned staff and excellent resources.

Top 5 for overall satisfaction in Chemistry

National Student Survey (NSS) 2021

Outstanding facilities

Home of the state-of-the-art STEMLab

Top 3 in the UK for Chemistry

The Guardian University League Table 2022

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We offer a range of opportunities for undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD studies. Whatever your aspirations, find out more today.


Chemistry research at Loughborough is incredibly diverse. We work with scientists from other disciplines at universities around the world and within industry to address some of the biggest global challenges that face us today.

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Research spotlights

Find out about the game-changing research happening within Chemistry at Loughborough.

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Research themes

Explore the range of research projects happening across the department.

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Focus on enterprise activity within the Department of Chemistry.

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Academic staff

Chemistry at Loughborough is a dynamic community of academic staff, research students and visiting fellows. We pride ourselves on the inclusive, collegiate, and stimulating environment within the department.