School of Chemistry

Welcome to the Lincoln School of Chemistry

In the modern day, research and innovation are needed if the chemical sciences are to address the challenges our world faces, coupled with the education and training of talented chemistry graduates. The School of Chemistry at Lincoln aims to bring together research active academic staff and students in a vibrant research-driven environment to develop new chemical innovation and chemists for the future.

Chemistry at Lincoln is developed in partnership with regional and national chemical science companies and organisations, to ensure that the curriculum is current and relevant along with providing educational opportunities for students to engage with employers. Producing employable chemical science graduates underpins the chemistry curriculum at Lincoln.

The School of Chemistry at the University of Lincoln was founded in 2014, with a £6.8m grant from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) Catalyst Fund, in close collaboration with industrial partners. By involving industry in every aspect of our activities we aim to ensure our students are fully prepared for future professional careers anywhere in the world.

Chemistry at Lincoln is ranked 2nd overall in the Guardian University Guide 2022 (out of 52 ranking institutions) and is in the top 10 in the UK for overall student satisfaction, teaching, and academic support according to the National Student Survey 2021 (out of 60 ranking institutions).
Brayford Pool Campus

Open Days

Choosing what you want to study and where you want to study is an exciting and important step in realising your ambitions. The best way to find out what it is really like to live and learn at Lincoln is to visit us in person. Our Open Days are a chance to get a sense of what it’s like to be a student at the University of Lincoln and discover why thousands of students fall in love with Lincoln each year.

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Commercial Services at Joseph Banks Laboratories

You can find out more about how Joseph Banks Laboratories supports commercial needs with our industry partners, and how we welcome more industry engagement.