The School of Chemistry prides itself on research excellence across its spectrum of activities, from synthetic chemistry and drug discovery to spectroscopy and analytical and biophysical chemistry, as confirmed by successive Research Assessment Exercises.

  1. My colleagues and I look forward to getting to know you and, wherever you are in the world, support you with an exciting and encouraging learning environment. You are joining a dedicated team of academics who will support you to enjoy everything we have to offer, socially and academically.

    My own research is focused on understanding the roles of iron and copper in life, and how cells control the potential toxicity of these metals. I look forward to seeing where your own interests and time with the whole UEA Chemistry team takes you in the future. 

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    Professor Nick Le Brun

    Head of the School of Chemistry