Organization profile

Organisation profile

Chemistry at the University of Aberdeen is dynamic, young, and research led with a unique interdisciplinary and international approach to research in the Chemical Sciences.

Research is organised into two broad themes:Biomolecular Chemistry and Materials Chemistry. These two themes are not exclusive; staff work in both themes, and both are supported by activities in Computational Chemistry.

We have international research links with many European countries, some sponsored by EU Framework grants, and Universities in the USA and Asia.

Underpinning this research is a unique collection of facilities and expertise.

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Crystal structure Chemical Compounds
Hydrogen bonds Chemical Compounds
crystal structure Physics & Astronomy
Molecules Chemical Compounds
Dihedral angle Chemical Compounds
Atoms Chemical Compounds
rings Physics & Astronomy
Crystals Chemical Compounds

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Thomas Baddeley

Person: Academic Related - Research

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Jun Cheng

Person: Honorary

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James Stuart Andrew Christie

Person: Academic Related - Research

Research Output 1972 2019

A combined chemical imaging approach using (MC) LA-ICP-MS and NIR-HSI to evaluate the diagenetic status of bone material for Sr isotope analysis

Retzmann, A., Blanz, M., Zitek, A., Irrgeher, J., Feldmann, J., Teschler-Nicola, M. & Prohaska, T. Jan 2019 In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 411, 3, p. 565-580 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infrared imaging
Laser Therapy
Inductively coupled plasma
Laser ablation
Gas condensates
Energy dispersive spectroscopy

A New, Carbon-Negative Precipitated Calcium Carbonate Admixture (PCC-A) for Low Carbon Portland Cements

McDonald, L., Glasser, F. P. & Imbabi, M. S. Feb 2019 In : Materials. 12, 4, 14 p., 554

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
calcium carbonate
carbon footprint


Gas Chromatography

Eva Maria Krupp (Manager)


Facility/equipment: Facility

Gas chromatography
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
atomic force microscopy
alternating current
X rays
Rietveld analysis
Electron microscopy


CCDC 1062391: Experimental Crystal Structure Determination

Kerr, J. R. (Contributor), Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, 29 Apr 2015


CCDC 1062393: Experimental Crystal Structure Determination

Kerr, J. R. (Contributor), Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, 29 Apr 2015


CCDC 1062390: Experimental Crystal Structure Determination

Kerr, J. R. (Contributor), Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, 29 Apr 2015



European Prize for Plasma Spectrochemistry 2015

Joerg Feldmann (Recipient), 20 Feb 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

analytical chemistry

Fellow of Royal Society of Edinburgh

Marcel Jaspars (Recipient), 10 Mar 2015

Prize: Election to learned society

Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Joerg Feldmann (Recipient), 26 Feb 2018

Prize: Election to learned society

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Membership in special-interest organisation

Royal Society of Chemistry (External organisation)

Skakle, J. (Participant)
1 Jan 201931 Dec 2022

Activity: Membership in special-interest organisation

Press / Media

North-east experts create device set to tackle pollution

Waheed Afzal, Mohammed Salah-Eldin Imbabi & Fredrik Glasser


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other


Discovery and commercialisation of an entirely new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Claude Michel Wischik (Participant), Charles Robert Harrington (Participant), John Mervyn David Storey (Participant), Janet Elizabeth Rickard (Participant), David Horsley (Participant), Thomas Baddeley (Participant), Steven John Kemp (Participant), James Peter Sinclair (Participant), Claudia Zabke (Participant), F. Theuring (Participant), F Stamer (Participant), C Marshall (Participant)

Impact: Quality of life Impacts, Economic Impacts