Chemistry

Department staff

Dr David R Worrall

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Senior Lecturer in Physical Chemistry

  • First Class honours in Chemistry, Sheffield City Polytechnic 1988
  • PhD Chemistry, Loughborough University, 1992
  • Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, 1994
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2005
  • Senior Lecturer, 2009
  • Kinetics of elementary reactions at interfaces
  • Non-linear optical phenomena
  • Photochemistry in supercritical fluids
  • Singlet Oxygen

Leader of the Crime and Security research group, member of the University Crime Science group, member of the UK Semiconductor Photochemistry Network, member of the CO2Chem Network

  • Chairman, Royal Society of Chemistry Photochemistry Group
  • Webmaster, European Photochemistry Association
  • Member, IUPAC standing committee on Photochemistry
  • External Examiner, Aarhus University, Denmark

Teaching responsibilities:

Semester 1:

  • CMA102 – Thermochemistry and First Law (9)
  • CMA103 – Lab marking (200 scripts)
  • CMC003 – Advanced Spectroscopy (9) (module leader)
  • CMD001 - Project

Semester 2:

  • CMA105 – Equilibria, second and third laws (8) (module leader)
  • CMB105 - Intro to quantum, radioactive decay (8) (module leader)
  • CMB107 – Quantum, statistical thermodynamics (8)
  • CMA104 - Spectroscopy (9)
  • CMA103 – Lab marking (200 scripts)
  • CMP062 – UV/Vis (3)
  • CMC026 – Extended experiments
  • CMD001 - Project