Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Visit the Department

Alumni from across the University are welcome to visit the Department of Chemistry whilst they are in Oxford.  

Please do contact Susan Davis so that she will be aware of your visit. Tours and tea can be arranged!

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Follow us on Twitter for departmental news, fascinating science, chemistry puns, and cutting-edge research!  Our LinkedIn Group is for all members of the Oxford Chemistry community, including alumni, current students, post-docs, academics, staff, and industry and business partners.

Welcome to the Chemistry Department's Alumni Website.

The Department of Chemistry set up an Alumni network for all former undergraduates and postgraduates in 2012.

With a wide range of events and communications throughout the year, we hope that this network will help our alumni maintain and strengthen their relationships with the Department and with each other.

The Oxford Chemistry Annual Reception, 9th January 2018

6.30-8.30pm, 9th January 2018 at the Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE 

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 6th annual Oxford Chemistry Reception.

Professor Chris Schofield FRS and researchers from the Department of Chemistry will give short talks about some of their cutting-edge research in medicinal chemistry. The talks will be followed by a drinks reception among the fascinating exhibits of the Medicine Now gallery, hosted by HoD Professor Mark Brouard.

We hope you will join us in the New Year.   Please register here to reserve your place.


The Oxford Alumni Weekend

Oxford Alumni Weekend, Saturday September 16th, 4-5pm, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory Lecture Theatre, South Parks Road, OX1 3QR

Chemistry plays an essential part in the search for clean and plentiful energy and pioneering research at Oxford led to the first Li-ion batteries. Professor Steve Faulkner, Professor Fraser Armstrong and Professor Andy Weller gave short talks and presentations on how Oxford chemists are contributing to a secure and sustainable energy future.  This was followed by a drinks reception for Chemistry alumni in the beautiful and historic Abbot’s Kitchen.

View the complete Alumni Weekend Programme.



The Dyson Perrins Laboratory Centenary Celebrations

Read about the history of this remarkable laboratory.

A day of celebrations was held on Saturday September 17th 2016 to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Dyson Perrins Laboratory.   We were delighted to welcome back many alumni and friends of the Department for talks, tours of the department and a cocktail reception.