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School of Chemistry

Our internationally leading research and education is focused on tackling the important scientific challenges of the 21st century.

Catalysis Doctoral Training Centre PhD Full-time
Chemistry PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time
Catalysis in the Cardiff Catalysis Institute PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time
Chemical Biology PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time
Inorganic Chemistry PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time
Organic Synthesis PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time
Physical Organic Chemistry PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time
Solid State Materials PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time
A heterogeneous journey from biomass to chemicals: Modelling insights
Advancing the CLASSIC NMR Strategy to Understand Fundamentals of Crystallization Processes
Asymmetric catalysis using environmentally benign calcium complexes
Biological chemistry
Catalysis and interfacial science
Computation-led materials design for heterogeneous catalytic applications
Computer simulation of metal-amyloid interaction and its role in plaque formation
Controlling nanoparticle morphology through chemical doping
Design and Application of Heavy Atom-Free and Redox-Active Organic Triplet Photosensitizers
Detection of reaction intermediates in catalytic reactions by microwave perturbed electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy
Drug binding affinity predictions to achieve targeted drug discovery
Electrocatalysis in Iodine-based Oxidations
Electrochemical Generation and Utilization of N- and O-Centered Radicals
Excited States and Radical Behaviour: Interrogation of Light-Induced Chemical Processes via Time-Resolved EPR Spectroscopy
Expanding the scope of powder X-ray diffraction: Development and application of next-generation methodology for structure determination
Identification of bacterial post-translational modifications that regulate antimicrobial resistance
Investigating the use of photoactive crystalline porous materials such as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as a platform for nanofluidic devices
Large Scale Production of Antibacterial Peptides by a Synthetic Biology Approach
Materials and energy
Molecular synthesis
New directions in cooperative catalysis
Photoresponsive metal-organic frameworks with light-dependent gas uptake
Project SAMSA - Smart Analytical Materials for Supertoxic Agents
Spectroscopy and dynamics
Tailoring molecular functions by boron-nitrogen doping of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Tailoring molecular functions by O-annulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
The Productive Merger of the Borrowing Hydrogen Principle with Organocatalysis
Time resolved spectroscopy for 21st century materials


Award Deadline
EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership PhD in Chemistry 29 March 2019
EPSRC iCase PhD in Chemistry: Synthesis of boron-nitride-carbon molecular hybrids for sensing and thermal management applications 29 March 2019
KESS2 East PhD in Chemistry: Synthesis of thermochromic Spin Crossover (SCO) molecules 31 March 2019
PhD in Chemistry: Catalytic Science 31 August 2019