Applications from prospective researchers who wish to join the group are welcomed at the postgraduate and postdoctoral level throughout the year. Applicants should contact Nick via email - including a covering letter, a CV and the names and contact details of two referees.

Our major programmes of research lie in the areas of:

  • Biomedical Imaging (imaging probe and biomarker design)
  • Catalysis and Green Chemistry (homogeneous catalysis, ligand design)
  • Functional Materials (electronic and conducting metal compounds)


PhD studentships for 2022 entry

PhD positions are available in the group each year, usually starting in October, current studentships available will be in:

  • New Metal-based Switchable Catalysts

New Metal-based Switchable Catalysts




  • Dual-Modality Small Molecule- and Nanoparticle-based Probes for Cancer Imaging

MRI-Optical Tumour imaging






Applications for Scholarships and Studentships are welcomed now: