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Chemistry ResearchResearch Areas

The Department of Chemistry has 9 full-time resident academics who carry out research in a number of fields which fall under the traditional umbrellas of Analytical,Organic, Inorganic, Physical Chemistry. However, other areas include chemical modelling and crystallography. Members of the Department of Chemistry also collaborate with colleagues from other departments of the University as well as industry, international universities and research networks.

The various research areas covered by the Staff of the Department of Chemistry can be found here.



The Department of Chemistry at the University of Malta has some cutting-edge instrumentation, that provide excellent facilities to our staff and students in research as well as to industry.

The pride of place in the Department is the 500 MHz multi-nuclear NMR facility. The Department also has a UPLC-MSMS, an energy dispersive XRF, a High Resolution Atomic Absorption Spectrometer and a Zetasizer as key instrumentation.

Further details about the Department's research capabilities can be found here.

Journal PageRecent Publications

Members of staff of the Department of Chemistry regularly publish in international peer-reviewed journals and also in books.

Publications regularly feature work carried out as part of student undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

A list of recent publications by academics of the Department of Chemistry can be found here.


Staff and students of the Department of Chemistry regularly present their research at international conferences.

Recent presentations are found here

National Chemistry Symposium

The Department of Chemistry will be hosting the National Chemistry Symposium 2019. 

Fentanyl First Responders' Guide
The Department of Chemistry has launched a booklet about Fentanyl - Safety recommendations guide for first responders. Download the digital version.
Last Updated: 6 February 2015

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