Mar 162011
Prof. Richard I. Cooper

Richard is the Head of the Chemical Crystallography. His interests are in developing better ways of modelling diffraction experiments and using databases of crystal structure information to derive chemical and crystallographic knowledge.
Outside the confines of the department Richard “enjoys” running and learns karate. He is enthusiastic about cycling, but only for commuting – never … Read the rest

Oct 072011
Dr. Kirsten E. Christensen (Glasstone Fellow 2011-2014)

Kirsten’s research is focused on several areas that will establish a fundamental understanding of modulation in molecular materials e.g. their formation and properties. This knowledge can be put to immediate use in Crystal Engineering, and will also affect research in pharmaceuticals, developments in molecular modelling and crystal packing predictions.

See Kirsten’s Departmental web-page for further … Read the rest

Mar 162011
Mr. Keith R. J. Waters

Keith is our part time X-ray technician.  He has responsibility for initial Health and Safety training as well as basic instrument and infrastructure maintenance.  In his spare time he works in the IT Support team.… Read the rest

Mar 162011
Prof. B. Terrence (Terry) M. Willis

Terry worked for the Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell for many years before he joined Chem. Cryst.

Terry was one of the pioneers of the use of neutron scattering in the United Kingdom and a founder member of the BCA.  Although interested in many areas of crystallography, his particular specialities are neutron scattering studies of … Read the rest