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Richard Walton

Brief CV

BA (Hons) Chemistry, 1990 – 1994 (MA 2000), Worcester College, University of Oxford (Part II Thesis Prize 1994)
PhD (Supervisor Dr S.J. Hibble), 1994 – 1997, University of Reading (Postgraduate Chemistry Colloquium Prize 1997)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1997-2000, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford
College Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, New College, University of Oxford, 2000
Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Exeter, 2000-2005
Lecturer in Solid-State Chemistry, Open University, 2005-2006
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Warwick, 2006-2011
Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Warwick, 2011-
DSc, University of Warwick, 2013

Recent Duties at Warwick

Chair of Department of Chemistry Safety Committee, 2009-2011
Head of Inorganic Chemistry Teaching, 2011-2015
Director of X-ray Research Technology Platform, 2016–
MChem Research Project Coordinator, 2016-2019
Chair of Department of Chemistry Research Committee, 2019-2023
Director of Research and Deputy Head of Department of Chemistry, 2023-

Recent External Positions

Member of Council of International Solvothermal and Hydrothermal Association, 2010-
Chair of Diamond Light Source Peer Review Panel 4 (Spectroscopy), 2011-2013
Chair of Subcommittee 5a (Crystallography), ILL Grenoble, 2011-2014
Co-Chair of 11th International Conference on Materials Chemistry (MC11), University of Warwick, July 2013
Peer Review Panel Member, XMaS (X-ray Magnetic Scattering Beamline ESRF) 2014-2021
Pesquisador Visitante Especial, Universidade de São Paulo (Ribeirão Preto), Brazil, 2014-2017
Royal Society Industry Fellow with Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, 2015-2019
External Examiner for Undergraduate Chemistry, University of Glasgow, 2015-2019
External Examiner for Undergraduate Chemistry, University of Greenwich, 2018-2022
Peer Review Panel Member, Diamond Light Source Panel 8 (Powder Crystallography), 2016-2019
EPSRC Peer Review College Member, 2016-
Series Editor Inorganic Materials (book series, Royal Society of Chemistry) with Bruce and O’Hare, 2016-
Editorial Board, Inorganics, 2019
External Examiner for Undergraduate Chemistry, University College London, 2021-
Editorial Board, Johnson Matthey Technology Review, 2024-