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The Department of Chemistry has research programs in a broad range of traditional and cross-disciplinary areas of chemistry.

Our research faculty continue to gain national and international attention by performing cutting edge, scientific research that leads to real-world applications. Our department is small enough to facilitate mentorship while still producing renowned research across various disciplines.

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Part of UMKC’s mission as a research institution is to engage students in research projects. We are proud of the fact that our undergraduate chemistry students are able to enhance their college experience by participating in research projects.

Learn more about Undergraduate Research