Physical and computational chemistry uses experimental techniques and computer simulations to study the quantitative physical origins of chemical behaviour.

Our research projects in this discipline are wide-ranging, and feature:

  • novel biomaterials
  • energy technologies
  • sensors
  • opto-electronic devices
  • enzyme catalysts
  • molecular diagnostic tools. 

Our research is closely linked with investigations into organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry, and we collaborate with colleagues who specialise in those disciplines on a wide range of multidisciplinary research projects.

Discipline members