Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is the leading hub of chemistry teaching and research in Finland. The research carried out at the department is highly valued internationally, and it is divided into three research programmes: Materials Chemistry, Molecular Science, and Synthesis and Analysis.

Within the research programmes, there are numerous research groups, and you can read more about their work on their own websites. In addition, the department houses the Finnish Institute for Verification of the Chemical Weapons Convention, VERIFIN, and Chemistry Teacher Education. The researchers at the Department of Chemistry have numerous collaboration projects within the University of Helsinki, but they also carry out research in partnership with other national and international universities, research institutes, and corporations.

Head of the department: Professor Heikki Tenhu. Deputy heads: Professor Mikko Ritala and Professor Mikko Oivanen.

Chemistry News and Events on Kumpula Campus

Events

25.7. 2019
Thu 25.7.2019 12:00-14:00 Metsätalo, Auditorium 2, Unioninkatu 40 Antti Rantala,...
7.8. 2019
Wed 7.8.2019 12:00-14:00 Metsätalo, sali 1, Unioninkatu 40 @KumpulaScience @...
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