Free Chemistry Training for Individuals and Companies in Interreg Regions

Individuals and companies in the counties of north and west Wales can access free training in a range of chemistry-related topics at Bangor University over the coming 12 months.

Time is precious and the training has been designed bearing this in mind.  The School of Chemistry now have a range of courses to suit everyone.  The courses are delivered in either a two or three-day intensive session or several short learning units distributed over one semester at Bangor University.

Dr Hongyun Tai of the School of Chemistry at Bangor University, who is coordinating the courses said: “The accredited modules are suitable for Small to Medium sized Enterprises and individuals who work or wish to work in industries across chemistry, life sciences and material sciences. The modules are a great way to access continuing professional development for employees as they are fully accredited and allow learners to gain recognised credits towards formal qualifications.”

Running from September 2013, the courses are at undergraduate and postgraduate level and cover topics such as Chemistry in Everyday Life, Laboratory Health & Safety and Research Skills to more specialist topics suitable for companies working in or wanting to move into pharma or polymeric materials.

Full information about the courses is available at

Any companies or individuals who would like to apply for a module need to complete an application form on-line

 The courses are made available by the Wales Ireland Network for Scientific Skills (WINSS) project (, which has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales 2007-13 INTERREG IVA Programme.

 For further details please contact:

Dr Hongyun Tai at the School of Chemistry, Bangor University

Deiniol Road, Bangor, LL57 2UW, UK


Publication date: 24 July 2013