BSc (London) MA (Oxon) PhD (London)

Academic Background

Studied for BSc and PhD in Chemistry at King's College, University fo London (1967-1973) Then came to Oxford as Departmental Demonstrator in the Dyson Perrines Laboratory (1973-1975) and Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at Christ Church (1973-75). ICI Fellow (1975-1977) and Research Lecturer at Christ Church (1975-1979). Lecturer in Chemistry, Bedford College, University of London (subsequently Royal Holloway and Bedford New College) (1979-1991). Reader in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry Department, University of Southampton (1991-2016). Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, Christ Church (1980-2016). Ordinary Student (1992-2016).

Undergraduate Teaching

Organic Chemistry

Research Interests

Supramolecular Chemistry, Molecular electronics, Crystal engineering, and Nanochemistry

Publications include

Alicyclic Chemistry (Oxford Chemistry Primer). Many research papers and reviews - please email for details.


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