Research Guides

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Please follow the links to the individual members of academic staff world wide web pages. Each page will contain a recent summary of their current research interests and then links to their own further research information.

 Head of Department of Chemistry Professor Mark Brouard​​​

Professor Tom Brown Associate Head (Research)           Professor Nicholas Green Associate Head (Teaching)


Professor Simon Clarke (Head of Inorganic Chemistry)

Professor Peter Edwards FRS 
(Professor of Inorganic Chemistry)

Professor Richard Cooper (Head of Chemical Crystallography)


Professor Chris Schofield FRS
(Head of Organic Chemistry)

Professor Steve Davies (Waynflete Professor of Chemistry)

Chemical Biology

Professor Hagan Bayley FRS 
(Professor of Chemical Biology)

Physical & Theoretical

Professor Grant Ritchie (Head of Physical & Theoretical Chemistry)

Professor Dame Carol Robinson DBE FRS (Dr Lee's Professor of Chemistry)

Professor David Logan 
(Coulson Professor of Theoretical Chemistry)

Professor Richard Compton (Aldrichian Praelector in Chemistry)

Visiting  Academics: 

Visiting Professor in Chemistry: Professor Vernon Gibson CB FRS, President’s Envoy and Visiting Professor in the Department of Materials, Imperial College London.

Visiting Professor in Chemistry: Professor Henrik Mouritsen,  lnstitut fur Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften, Universitat Oldenburg

Visiting Professor in Chemistry: Vipul Patel, MA DPhil Oxf, Head of Flexible Discovery Unit, GlaxoSmithKline

Visiting Professor of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry: Dr Jeffery Penfold, ISIS Facility, CCLRC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Professor Sir Michael Pepper, FRS, Emeritus Professor Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge and Pender Professor of Nanoelectronics, UCL.

Visiting Lecturer in Chemistry: Dr Alan D Roth, The Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence

Emeritus Professors:

J.M. Brown FRSM.S. Child FRSJ.R.DilworthA.J. DownsR. EgdellJ.H.D. Eland FRSG. Fleet, J B Goodenough ForMemRS ,  M.L.H. Green FRSJ.C. GreenG. HancockB HowardH.A.O. Hill FRSJ. KleinK.A. McLauchlan FRSD M P Mingos FRSW.G. Richards FRSJ.P.Simons FRSR.K. Thomas FRSR.P. Wayne