Attain excellence in chemistry, both in research activity and in advanced training of human resources and to contribute to disseminate chemical knowledge

Research Groups

Five research groups with their own research profile, closely linked in research carrying out a wide range of cooperative activities.

Medicinal Chemistry
Molecular & Supramolecular Thermodynamics
Nanostructures & Self-organization
Physical Analytical Chemistry & Electrochemistry
Education, Science Communication And Society

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May 13, 2022

ICP-MS Laboratory Inauguration

We would like to invite you to the official ICP-MS laboratory inauguration /visit (May 13th, next Friday).

Feb 22, 2020


CIQUP - Research Center in Chemistry (Centro de Investigação em Química da Universidade do Porto) Promoting Collaboration, sharing and reflection between members and collaborators.

Nov 16, 2018

VII EDEDQ - VII Encontro da Divisão de Ensino e Divulgação da Química

VII Encontro da Divisão de Ensino e Divulgação da Química - VII EDEDQ, que acontecerá na cidade de Vila Nova de Gaia em novembro de 2018. O Encontro terá lugar nos dias 16 e 17 de novembro na Escola Secundária Almeida Garrett. O VII EDEDQ é organizado pela Divisão de Ensino e Divulgação da Química da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química. http://www.viiededq.eventos.chemistry.pt/

Oct 29, 2018

EMBO Practical course Biomolecular interaction analysis: from molecules to cells

ARBRE is co-organizing the 3rd edition of the EMBO Practical course Biomolecular interaction analysis: from molecules to cells, that runs every other year in Porto at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health (i3S). The 2018 edition is taking place from October 29 until November 3. Applications are open until June 20, 2018 at http://meetings.embo.org/event/18-biomolecule

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Our Facilities

Essential infrastructures to the research activities

CIQUP research facilities are mainly located in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (DQB) that is one of the six departments of Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto, FCUP.
CIQUP research resources are distributed by 17 laboratories that occupy about 1000 m2 at DQB.
Offices for permanent staff, postdoctoral researchers and PhD students are also available. Some scientific instruments of DQB may be shared by the staff and researchers of CIQUP and of other research units.

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