Welcome to the School of Chemistry
Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592 and is ranked at 71 in the QS world university rankings for 2015. Formal chemistry teaching commenced in August 1711 when the first dedicated Lecturer in Chemistry was appointed. The School of Chemistry has 20 academic staff, 5 administrative staff and 14 technical and attendant staff, of whom 2 are employed full-time in workshops that provide electronic and glassblowing services. Read more
Current News & Events
(Chemistry World: After a solvent evaporated, this beautiful, unexpected motif formed. It seems like small trees have taken root and are seeking the sun).
- Viola Previtali won the Joint Runner-Up prize in the TBSI image competition (photo above).
- Chemists devise revolutionary 3D bone-scanning technique.
- Gold Elsevier Young Student Award at the 27th International Conference of Diamond and Carbon Materials 2016 goes to Trinity PhD student Joana Vasconcelos.
- Final year PhD student, Michelle Brown, is this year's recipient of the RSC Electrochemical group Sheelagh Cambell award.
- BOC Gases Prize Winner 2015-2016
- €150,000 FUNDING AWARDED TO AMBER RESEARCHER TO DEVELOP NEW THERMAL MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
- Medicinal Chemistry Researchers welcomed to Trinity’s Biomedical Sciences Institute
- Winners of the Third Year PhD Talks 2016-Dublin Chemistry Graduate Seminars 2015-2016
- Trinity Chemist (Prof. John Kelly) Recognised for Shedding Light on the Mechanism of DNA Damage
- Major Clean Energy Breakthrough Made by School of Chemistry Researchers
- 1st Medicinal Chemistry Ireland Conference (July 1st, 2016, Trinity College Dublin)
- Congratulations to Ilaria Meazzini
- 2016 Newly Elected Fellows and Scholars
- Trinity Student Scientific Review (TSSR) Journal
– Volume 2 – launched March 22nd
- Congratulations to Maria O’Brien on being selected to attend the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany this summer
- Congratulations to Fergus Poynton, Páraic Keane, Thorri Gunnlaugsson and John M. Kelly on having their paper accepted by Nature Chemistry
- Rozas's Group wins First Prize in Discover Research Dublin event last 25th September, 2015.
- School of Chemistry receives the prestigious Athena SWAN Bronze Award
[Equality Challenge Unit Media Release 28 July 2015 PDF]
- Prize winner for the Best Demonstrator for the Junior Freshman Physical Chemistry Class 2014/2015
- Barry-McCabe Prize 2014/2015
- Catalysis and Sensing for our Environment Symposium 2015 (CASE 2015)
School of Chemistry
Research Seminar Series
Thursday 29th September, 2016 at 12pm
Chemistry LARGE Lecture Theatre