Contact us

Exploring, explaining and advancing human life is a big task and it keeps our team busy - so we’d really appreciate it if you could look carefully at the contact details below to find the most relevant person to answer your questions.

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If you’ve got questions about our undergraduate programme then just get in touch with our Departmental Admissions Coordinator, Dr Mark Wormald, on

If you want to find out more about studying with us as a graduate then just get in touch with our Graduate Studies Administrator, Mr Erol Canpunar, on

If you’d like to find out more about our current job opportunities, whether in administration, research, or teaching, please see our page

Our current Head of Department is Professor Francis Barr and if you want to get in touch with him you can email

If you’d like to talk to someone about spending a few weeks in the department to gain experience of working in a university or biochemical context, just email us at 

If you are coming to visit us, please use the map or postcode below and report to Reception, where you will be linked up with the host for your visit. If you are coming by car, parking will need to be arranged in advance by contacting or by calling 01865 613200.

If you would like to make a freedom of information request, please see

If you need help with anything else, please use one of the following addresses: 

For issues relating to recruitment, please e-mail

For finance queries, please e-mail

If you are interested in work experience, please contact






Department of Biochemistry,
University of Oxford,
South Parks Rd,



01865 613200


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