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

27.1. 2020
28.1. 2020
Tue 28.1.2020 9:00-12:00 Otaniemi, exact room TBA The Finnish Center for...
29.1. 2020
Wed 29.1.2020 14:15-16:00 Exactum, A111 Would you like to shake up your thinking...
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Limits of quantum computer. Åsa Hirvonen, a #teacher of quantum computing, is not convinced by declarations of quan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Professor Paula Vanninen, director of VERIFIN, new Honorary Doctors of @UniOulu, has worked for more safe world. Co… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…