Outreach Conferences

Schools' Conferences

Our schools' conferences are for students and their teachers interested in finding out more about the cutting edge research happening in the field of Chemistry.

The conferences, usually held in Spring (Key Stage 4, 14-16 yrs) and Autumn (Key Stage 5, 16-19 yrs) each year, feature LIVE talks and Q&As with researchers from the Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford, as well as guests from other leading institutions across the globe.

Previous conference talks and Q&As, where available, can be accessed below. 

Our next conference is planned for September 2021.

Booking details, when available, appear below:

Our 2020 Autumn Chemistry Conference recorded talks and links to further Q&A are available below:

Cures from within Q&A 

Plastics from another perspective Q&A

A Pollutant's Tale Q&A


Teacher and Technician Conferences

Our teacher and technician conferences are an opportunity to meet other professionals within the beautiful and historic city of Oxford. 

You'll also interact with researchers, take part in workshops, and find out more about our admissions processes.

The conference is co-hosted by the department and one of the colleges and includes an overnight stay and conference dinner. 

Our next conference will be held 7-8 July 2022. 

Booking details, when available, will appear below: 

Although the 2021 conference has been cancelled, we are offering the following online sessions which may be of interest to teachers and technicians: