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Welcome to the School of Chemistry

Welcome to the School of Chemistry at Trinity College Dublin, a vibrant place to work and study, with staff who carry out cutting-edge research and strive to deliver a world-class education to our diverse community of undergraduate and postgraduate students. Since 2015, the School has been the proud holder of a Bronze Athena Swan Award

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New International Taught Masters in Energy Science offered by Trinity College Dublin.
Chemistry breakthroughs open new doors to drug developers and cancer researchers.
Llama considering to join Chemistry, cheered up students with its presence on Tuesday afternoon. Visiting TCD-Chemistry grounds from petting farm organised by the DU Agricultural Society (@_agsoc)
Congratulations to Prof. Aidan McDonald, one of only a few scientists to have been awarded an ERC, Marie Skłodowska-Curie and an Erasmus award.
Congratulations to Prof. Sylvia Draper and her group on getting the front cover of ChemPhotoChem. The Front Cover illustrates the importance of choosing the right accessory (or chromophoric appendage) depending on the occasion (i.e. the desired application for the coordination chemist). By varying the organic chromophores on the RuII complex, the triplet photosensitising behaviour can be improved and tuned. More information can be found in the article by Y. Lu et al. on page 544 in Issue 12, 2017 (DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201700158).
Chemistry will unveil its exciting new Chemical Sciences stream (TR061) for 2018/19 on Saturday 9th December. Come and speak to us at our stand in the Hamilton Building between 9am and 3.30pm.
Prof. Valeria Nicolosi gave a talk at Falling Walls conference in Berlin on 9th November, 2017.
Prof. Mathias Senge leading a new project that will develop light-activated molecules to fight cancer and infection
Article by Prof. Thorri Gunnlaugsson featured in a collection of "groundbreaking papers" published by Chem
Dr. Fergus Poynton Winner of Ireland’s Young Chemist Prize has been awarded a prestigious international award at the World Chemistry Congress

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