Research in the Department
The Chemistry department conducts research in the broad areas of Synthetic and Medical Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Transition Metal Chemistry & Biophysical and Structural Chemistry.
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Wednesday, 16 August 2017
UCT Chemistry at the SACI Inorganic Conference & Carman Physical Chemistry Symposium

UCT Chemistry was well represented at the recent South African Chemical Institute Inorganic Conference & Carman Physical Chemistry Symposium.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:15
Chemistry vs Molecular and Cell Biology Soccer

Many thanks to Matthew Williams for organising the soccer game against MCB! 

Although it was a 5-a-side, around 20 players proudly donned the red bibs to represent the department and take us to a well deserved victory!

Publication Date:
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 14:00
RIP Dr Shirley Churms

The Chemistry Department is saddened by the news that Dr Shirley Churms passed away on 23 February 2016.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 18:15
The Periodic Tables 4 New Elements
The Periodic Table’s Four New Elements

If you take even the slightest interest in chemistry news, you’ll probably already have heard about the official confirmation of the discovery of four new elements, which even achieved widespread coverage in mainstream news outlets. So what do we actually know about these new elements?

Publication Date:
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 08:30