The joint research school in chemistry of the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde


WestCHEM, the joint Research School of Chemistry for the West of Scotland, was founded in 2005 as an internationally leading Research School in Chemical Sciences, delivering forefront chemistry research in state-of-the-art laboratories, and educating tomorrow's leaders through chemistry.

WestCHEM Research Themes

WestCHEM research cuts across the full range of topics in modern chemistry, and is grouped into six general areas:

  • Catalysis & Synthesis
  • Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry
  • Complex Chemical Systems
  • Dynamics and structure
  • Nanoscience & Materials Chemistry
  • Analytical and Forensic Science

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