We are based in the School of Chemistry at the University of St Andrews and are part of the Biomedical Sciences Research Complex.
Our research interests include Chemical Biology, Natural Product Synthesis and Renewable Chemistry.
Congratulations to Daniel who won a prize at prestigious IBioIC meeting in Glasgow for a poster entitled ‘Towards a Structural Understanding of Industrial Lignosulfonates’.Read more >
We are delighted that Liam Wilson will be joining our group and the Criticat CDT as a PhD student to work on catalytic processing of monomers from renewable sources.Read more >
We would all like to thank Chris for his excellent contributions to our research programme and wish him luck as he heads off to post-doc with Professor Pieter Bruijnincx and Bert Weckhuysen in Utrecht. Thanks for all the hard work Chris!Read more >
We would like to start a series of new collaborations with chemists and biologists based on our lignin-derived phenolic monomers. For more information please see http://phenolicmonomers.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/ Thanks to Amol, Stephen and Chris for getting us to this stage.Read more >
The Westwood group is very excited about this new PhD initiative. If you are Chinese and interested in a PhD in our lab in the areas of natural product synthesis/methodology or chemical biology or use of renewable resources then please contact Nick immediately.Read more >