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Formal teaching for these courses will be delivered at Parkgate Road in Chester from April 2021. The university will still own the Thornton site which will be used for research purposes. The close links that currently exist between the University and the companies based at Thornton will continue.

Learning Site

You will benefit from a range of technical resources, including a large-scale chemical engineering pilot plant, mechanical workshops, materials preparation and testing laboratories, modern chemistry and biotechnology laboratories and access to professional modelling software.

Research Active Staff

We conduct exciting research cutting across traditional subject boundaries, and we have a track record of high-quality research cited by other researchers around the world. Our academic members of staff and PhD students conduct research that is published in high-impact journals and presented at international conferences.