Prof Philip Andrews

//Prof Philip Andrews
Prof Philip Andrews2019-12-13T04:45:02+00:00

Phil is currently Professor and Interim Head of the School of Chemistry.
His main research areas of interest are:

Main Group Organometallic Chemistry: Synthesis, Structure and Application
Novel chiral main group metal organometallic and amido complexes in asymmetric synthesis.
Synthesis and structural studies of homo- and hetero-bimetallic main group metal complexes.
Investigations into the synthesis, structure and stability of novel heavy p-block metal complexes.

Medical Imaging
New bismuth and rare-earth based contrast media for optical and radiographic imaging.

Medicinal Chemistry
Development of new bioactive bismuth compounds as anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and anti-microbial
Development of new metallo-drugs for combating Leishmania.
Cellular uptake and bio-distribution of Bi(III).

Green and Sustainable Chemistry
Solvent-free and microwave assisted metal mediated syntheses.
New catalysts for sustainable chemistry.

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