School of Chemical Sciences


Research centres and groups

The School of Chemical Sciences runs various research programmes facilitated from our research centres.

  • Light Metals Research Centre (LMRC)

    LMRC is a single-site light metals R&D and training facility. It provides on-site technical support, consulting and analytical services.

  • Materials Accelerator

    The Materials Accelerator is a multi-materials program to assist the manufacturing sector through R&D partnerships between industry and researchers.

  • Polymer Electronics Research Centre (PERC)

    The Polymer Electronics Research Centre (PERC) brings together research academics from Science, Medicine and Engineering to develop new polymer electronics materials for sectors such as Health & Bioelectronics and Polymer Electronics in Devices.

  • The Photon Factory

    The Photon Factory's research employs high energy laser pulses to evaluate the femtosecond dynamics of molecular systems and to directly alter surface structures.