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We collaborate extensively with other groups within both the UK and Internationaly. We believe the best results are achieved when people from different fields come together and we are always interested in pursuing collaborations with people from across all disciplines


Prof. Dave Haddleton, Department of Chemistry (Polymer Synthesis and characterisation)

Dr. Daniel Mitchel, Medical School (Glycobiology)

Dr. Rebecca Notman, Centre for Scientific Computing (modelling of membrane interacting macromolecules)

Dr. Giovanni Costantini, Department of Chemistry (Self-assembly on surfaces)

Dr. Stefan Bon, Department of Chemistry (Colloidal systems)

Prof. Rachel O'Reilly, Department of Chemistry (Responsive Micelles)

Dr. Daniel Fulton, School of Life Sciences, Cellular Trafficking of polymeric delivery devices


Dr. David Fulton, Department of Chemistry, University of Newcastle (Dynamic Combinatorial Chemistry)

Prof. Neil Cameron, Department of Chemistry, University of Durham

Dr. Manu Vatish, Coventry NHS Trust (Glycobiology of Stem Cells)

Prof. Gurdyal Besra, University of Birmingham (Microbiology)

Dr. Andrew Round, University of East Anglia (Carbohydrate Sequencing)

Prof. Jerry Turnbull, University of Liverpool, (Carbohydrate Microarrays)

Dr Dave Adams, University of Liverpool, (Detection systems)

..and Beyond

Dr. Ronald Unger,/ James Kirkpatrick Institute of Pathology, Johannes Gutenburg University of Main, Germany (Interaction of Nanoparticles with biological barriers)

Dr. Nikhil Singha, IIT Karapour, India (Polymer Synthesis)

Prof. Harm-Anton Klok, Institute of Materials, EPFL, Switzerland (Polymer, Peptide and Nanoparticle Synthesis and Applications)

Prof. Richard Hoogenboom, University of Ghent, Belgium (Peptide mimetic polymers)


We are extremely well funded from a variety of sources including

HEFCE, Advantage West Midlands, University of Warwick, Royal Society, Leverhulme Trust, EPSRC and BBSRC doctoral training centres (MOAC and Life Sciences Respectively)

"It's amazing how much one can achieve, if no-one cares who gets the credit"

Adapted from many quotes, mainly from people who don't face an RAE.. REF