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 the Unit of 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

24.10. 2018
25.10. 2018
Thu 25.10. - Fri 26.10.2018 9:00-13:00 University Main Building @...
26.10. 2018
Fri 26.10.2018 12:00-14:00 auditorio 116, Unioninkatu 35 @KumpulaScience...
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Finnish scientists will follow launch of @BepiColombo @helsinkiuni at 4 a.m. on Saturday morning… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Akkujen & sähkögeneraattorien arvometalleista kierrätetään häviävän pieni osa, ja Suomessa ei lainkaan. Onneksi tut… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Recently awarded a five-year #ERC Starting Grant for research focused on trafficking, Enrico Di Minin is on the hun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Helsinki residents will re­ceive real-time and de­tailed air-qual­ity data in future - a large #EU funding to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…