Meet our Community
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
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.
Meet our staff: Dr Jakub Radzikowski
Jakub introduces his role in design and development of the Chemical Kitchen
Meet our staff: Professor Paul Lickiss
Paul Lickiss explains his silicon-based research interests and role in sustainability.