Professor David A Leigh FRS FRSE FRSC MAE

B.Sc. (1984); Ph. D. (1987) University of Sheffield
1987-89 Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Research Council of Canada (Ottawa)
1989-95 Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
1996-98 Reader in Organic Chemistry, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
1998-2001 Chair of Synthetic Chemistry, University of Warwick
1998-2003 EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow
2001-12 Forbes Chair of Organic Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
2012-13 Professor of Organic Chemistry, University of Manchester
2014- Sir Samuel Hall Chair of Chemistry, University of Manchester
2003 Royal Society of Chemistry Award for Supramolecular Chemistry
2004 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
2004 Royal Society of Chemistry Interdisciplinary Award
2005 Institute of Chemistry of Ireland Award for Chemistry
2005 Swiss Chemical Society Troisième Conferencier in Chemistry
2005 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy of Science & Letters
2005 Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit Award
2005-10 EPSRC Senior Research Fellow
2005 Royal Society of Chemistry Award for Nanotechnology
2007 International Izatt-Christensen Award in Macrocyclic Chemistry
2007 Royal Society of Chemistry-Real Sociedad Española de Química (RSC-RSEQ) Prize for Chemistry
2007 Chancellor's Award for Research
2007 Feynman Prize for Nanotechnology
2007 Descartes Prize for Research
2008 ERC Advanced Grant (inaugural call)
2009 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society (London), the National Academy of Science of the UK and the Commonwealth
2009 Royal Society of Chemistry Merck Award
2010 Royal Society of Chemistry Tilden Prize
2013 Royal Society Bakerian Lecture
2014 Royal Society of Chemistry Pedler Award
2015 Elected to the Academia Europaea, the European Academy of Science, Humanities & Letters
2016-26 Royal Society Research Professor
2017 Royal Society of Chemistry Perkin Prize for Organic Chemistry

Member of the American Chemical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Manchester Circle of Magicians. Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Royal Society (London). Associate Editor of Chemical Science. Member of the International Advisory Board of Angewandte Chemie. Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Central Science.

Professor Leigh

Royal Society Research Professor &
Sir Samuel Hall Professor of Chemistry
School of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
MANCHESTER
M13 9PL
United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0) 161 275 1926

@ProfDaveLeigh

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