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

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: