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Researchers establish new way to measure molecules

Dr Tim Craggs contributed to a major worldwide study to measure exact distances within molecules down to the scale of one millionth of the width of a human hair. Two of our students built the microscope that helped make it possible.

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Great scholarship opportunities on your chemistry degree

Our accredited undergraduate courses are designed to equip you for an incredible career in science. Our research scholarships give you the chance to get even more practical experience in the lab.

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Laser laboratory opened in Nobel Prize winner's memory

The Lord Porter Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy Laboratory will help scientists investigate all aspects of light-matter interaction in condensed phase.

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Our graduates get great careers in the chemical industry and many other fields. Our teaching is inspired by the latest research and the challenges employers face, so that you can learn to apply your skills in the real world.

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Our researchers are following in the footsteps of four Nobel Prize winners, and our PhD programme gives you the chance to join them.

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Collaborators can access are range of specialist facilities through Sheffield Analytical and Scientific Services. We work with professional bodies and top institutions around the world to provide outstanding teaching.

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