Students at work in Chemistry


Since our inception in 2012 we have invested over £26 million in your learning environment and recruited world-leading academic staff who match our ambitions.


In the UK for Chemistry, The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

Staff to student ratio to rival the best in the country - Complete University Guide 2017


Invested in cutting-edge laboratories and facilities in the last decade


We are dedicated to providing the best chemistry education for our students. We want our courses to rank amongst the best in the UK.

Royal Society of Chemistry

Royal Society of Chemistry

Our Chemistry degrees are accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

University of the Year

University of the Year

Lancaster is The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2018.

Teaching Excellence Framework

Teaching Excellence Framework

We have received a TEF Gold standard for excellent teaching.


Our Chemistry research is divided into three themes. Each theme is led by a team of research-active staff, at the forefront of their fields.

Work with us

We work with businesses of all sizes and in many ways - with collaborative research, internships, training, guest lectures and events. Learn more

Eureka Moments

"It's the time when your lessons just click with you, or losing those first day nerves and fitting in. What will your Eureka Moment be?"

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