The fantastic world of Chemistry

Education and research at the Department cover the following topics:

  • chemistry of materials
  • drug development
  • enzyme technology
  • biotechnology
  • marine bioprospecting
  • chemical synthesis
  • basic theoretical chemistry
  • biomodelling
  • bioinformatics

The staff (appr 100) are focused on educating quailified chemists for society and perfoming research on an international level.

Employees at Department of Chemistry:

Latest news

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Chemistry without borders at the Science Days How does does a lava lamp work? Can you set your own hand on fire without hurting it? And what happens if you remove the shell of an egg and put it in syrup?
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Hungarian - Norwegian Educational Project in Chemistry An EEA-funded, inter-institutional educational collaboration in chemistry was completed this month. The project has entailed a joint summer school and several exchange visits between departments in the field of organic chemistry. It was successfully realized through close collaboration between chemists at UiT and two Hungarian universities and has laid the groundwork for future joint educational and research projects
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Our Studies




Research Centers


Research School

BioStruct (National Graduate School in Structural Biology)


SfB - Center for Bioinformatics

SmallStruct - Determination of organic/inorganic compounds by MS, NMR and X-ray crystallography

NorStruct - Structure determination and characterization of biological macromolecules

NMR - Facilities and services available at the Department of Chemistry 


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