Applications are invited from self-funded students. For UK/EU tuition fees are £8,750 and International are £25,500 for 2019/20 academic year.
Candidates are expected to hold (or be about to obtain) a minimum upper second class honours degree (or the overseas equivalent) in Chemistry and be interested in pursuing highly interdisciplinary research at the boundaries of inorganic chemistry and biochemistry. Potential applicants much have good laboratory skills, and experience working with biological reagents is advantageous. The successful candidate must also be highly motivated, capable of working independently and demonstrate good communication skills.
• L.L. K. Taylor, I. A. Riddell*, M. M. J. Smulders*, Self-assembly of functional discrete three-dimensional architectures in water. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 58, 1280 (2019).
• A. E. Czapar, Y-R. Zheng, I. A Riddell, S. Shukla, S. G. Awuah, S. J. Lippard, N. F. Steinmetz, Tobacco mosaic virus delivery of phenanthriplatin for cancer therapy. ACS Nano, 4, 4199 (2016).
• I. A. Riddell, M. M. J. Smulders, J. K. Clegg, J. R. Nitschke, Encapsulation, storage and controlled release of sulfur hexafluoride from a metal organic capsule. Chem. Comm. 47, 457–459 (2011).