Our welcoming, inclusive and friendly student and staff community is particularly important to us in the Department of Chemistry.

Come and meet some of our staff and students virtually, through our videos below.

The Student Perspective

Calum - recent Chemistry graduate

Hear Calum Patel talk about his experience as an undergraduate, after recently graduating with MSci Chemistry with a Year in Industry.

Recently graduated Chemistry student, Calum

Calum - recent Chemistry graduate

Calum talks about his experience as a recent Chemistry graduate.

Hear Calum Patel talk about his experience as an undergraduate, after recently graduating with MSci Chemistry with a Year in Industry.

Third year undergraduate student, Chen

Chen - third year undergraduate

Third year Chemistry undergraduate Chen, talks about her work and studies.

Chen Dai, a third year undergraduate talks about her time and research in the Department of Chemistry.

Third year undergraduate, Haruka

Haruka - third year undergraduate

Haruka talks about the first three years of her Chemistry studies.

Hear Haruka Sakurai reflect on the first three years of her MSci Chemistry with a Year in Industry degree.

Meet our Staff

Meet our staff: Dr Nick Brooks

Listen to Dr Nick Brooks, Head of Physical Chemistry Teaching, talk about his involvement in undergraduate education and his research in structure and mechanics of biological membranes.

Dr Nick Brooks - Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Dr Nick Brooks

Nick talks about his Head of Teaching role and research

Listen to Dr Nick Brooks, Head of Physical Chemistry Teaching, talk about his involvement in undergraduate education and his research in structure and mechanics of biological membranes.

Sara Thayammal - Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Sara Thayammal

Sara talks about student-facing role in the teaching lab

Sara Thayammal talks about her role as a Senior Teaching Technician in the Perkin Synthetic Chemistry teaching lab, and student support.

Prof Richard Templar - Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Professor Richard Templar

Richard discusses his teaching and role at the Grantham Institute

Hear Richard Templar, Professor of Chemical Physics, talk about his first-year undergraduate teaching, his research in to lipids and his role as Director of Innovation at the Grantham Institute (Climate Change and the Environment).

Dr Luke Delmas - Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Dr Luke Delmas

Luke discusses his teaching roles in Chemistry.

Dr Luke Delmas, a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, introduces his roles in the Chemical Kitchen, and other labs and student opportunities.

Prof Tony Cass - Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Professor Tony Cass

Tony discusses his teaching and research roles in the department.

Tony Cass, Professor of Chemical Biology, discusses his undergraduate teaching in biological chemistry, and research into biosensor devices.

Meet our Staff 2

Meet our staff: Dr Laura Patel

Principal Teaching Fellow, Dr Laura Patel, discusses her interests and highlights of her role in undergraduate teaching, and the curriculum review.

Dr Laura Patel, Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Dr Laura Patel

Laura explains her varied teaching roles in Chemistry.

Principal Teaching Fellow, Dr Laura Patel, discusses her interests and highlights of her role in undergraduate teaching, and the curriculum review.

Prof Nick Long - Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Professor Nick Long

Nick discusses his teaching and research in inorganic chemistry.

Prof. Nick Long, Sir Edward Frankland BP Chair in Inorganic Chemistry, discusses his varying research areas in inorganic materials and imaging, and his involvement in undergraduate teaching.

Dr Jakub Radzikowski - Dept of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Dr Jakub Radzikowski

Jakub introduces his role in design and development of the Chemical Kitchen

Listen to Dr Jakub Radzikowski, Culinary Education Designer, introduce his unique role in the design, development and coordination of the innovative and interdisciplinary Chemical Kitchen.

Dr Marina Kuimova - Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Dr Marina Kuimova

Marina introduces her interests in spectroscopy and photochemistry.

Dr Marina Kuimova, Reader in Chemical Physics, introduces her research interests in photochemistry and spectroscopy and related undergraduate teaching.

Prof Paul Lickiss - Department of Chemistry

Meet our staff: Professor Paul Lickiss

Paul Lickiss explains his silicon-based research interests and role in sustainability.

Listen to Paul Lickiss, Professor of Organometallic Chemistry, explain his research in porous solids and organosilicon compounds in organic synthesis, and role as Imperial College's Academic Leader in Sustainability.