Past members


Postdoctoral Associates:

Dr Carl Young – TSB funded PDRA 2013-2016, now at Prozomix Ltd.

Dr Bee-Min Goh – TSB funded PDRA 2013-2015, now at National University of Singapore.

Dr Majid Nakeeb – EU FP7 funded Lamand PDRA 2010-2013, jointly supervised with Dr David Fulton

Dr Aya Tanaka – JSPS funded fellow for 6 months during 2010 working on a collaborative project with Prof Kuniharu Ijiro, Hokkaido University Japan

PhD Graduates:

Dr Colette Whitfield – PhD student 2012-2016, now PDRA in the School of Biology, Newcastle University.

Dr  Shahrbanou Moradpourhafshejani – PhD student 2009-20013, returning to her home in Iran.

Dr Mufida Abdualla – PhD student 2009-2013, returning to Libya to an academic position

Dr Samira Hribesh – PhD student 2009-2013, returning to Libya to an academic position

Dr. Jennifer Hannant – PhD student 2007-2011, moved to  Sumitomo Europe, Brussels, as Custom Synthesis Business Sales Manager before returning to Newcastle to work at QuantuMDx Group Ltd.


Other Group Members:


Mark Fearns – Summer Intern, 2013, currently completing his MChem at Newcastle University.

Tom Elliot – Summer Intern, 2013, currently completing his MChem back at York University.

Anna Sewell – MChem, 2012-13

Thomas Gibson – Newcastle University Vacation Scholarship, 2012

Peter Matthews – MChem, 2011-12

Emma Puttock – MChem, 2011-12

Emma Dawson – MChem, 2011-12

Kerrie Brusby – MChem, 2011-12, now pursruing a PhD with Dr. Chris Dennison, Medical School, Newcastle University.

Michael Cockland – MChem, 2011-12

John Jollife – Nuffield Foundation Vacation Scholarship, 2011

Mandy Tsang – Welcome Trust Vacation Bursary, 2011

Joshua Nock – MChem, 2010-11

Stephanie Gowland– MChem, 2010-11

Sam Bailey– MChem, 2010-11

James Flemming– Nuffield Foundation Vacation Scholarship, 2010

Rachel Coffey– MChem, 2009-10

Lawrence Ramsey– MChem, 2009-10, went on to start a PhD at the Liverpool University Bio Nano Engineering group.

Benoit Hamon – Summer intern 2009, now pursuing a PhD on “LED system reliability” back in Rennes, France.

Adam Walli – Erasmus exchange student 2008, returned home to do a PhD at Goettingen University, Germany.

Rajneesh Randhawa – MSc, 2008-9, worked in clinical research, London before returning to India.

Jonathan Pate– Newcastle University Vacation Scholarship, 2008; MChem, 2008-9, now completing a Phd under the supervision of Prof. Andrew Houlton, Dr. Ben Horrocks and Prof. Nick Wright, part sponsored by Intel.

Joseph Hedley – MSc, 2007-8, went on to pursue a Phd under the supervision of Prof. Andrew Houlton and Prof. Bernard Connolly before heading up the Chemistry research within QuantuMDx Group Ltd, from summer 2012.

Richard Beverley– MChem, 2007-8

Vinod Kumar– MSc, 2006-7

Tom Skelland– MSc, 2006-7