• NMR Facility Management
  • Provide training, scientific and technical support on NMR techniques
  • Maintain NMR instrumentation
  • Proposal development and fundraising for future instrumentation initiatives
  • Collaborate on NMR aspects of research projects

Philip R. Dennison

Ph.D., 1987, University of East Anglia, NMR Studies of Methanol Synthesis Catalysts, supervised by Prof. K.J. Packer, FRS

B.Sc., 1982, University of East Anglia, Chemistry and Physics, Joint Honours, Class 2.1

Postdoctoral Appointments

Department of Physics, University of Warwick, UK: 1988-1990, Post-doctoral Research Fellow: Studying anodic alumina films by fast magic angle spinning solid state NMR.

Previous Employment

1990-2000, Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, UK: Manager of Spectroscopic Services.

Representative Publications

"Propyne Hydrogenation Over A Silica-Supported Platinum Catalyst Studied Under Transient Conditions". D.R. Kennedy, B. Cullen, D. Lennon, G. Webb, P.R. Dennison and S.D. Jackson. Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis 1999, 122, 125-132.

"Conversion Of Tyrosine To Phenolic Derivatives By Taiwan Cobra Venom," E. Nucaro, M. Jodra, E. Russell, L. Anderson, P. Dennison and M. Dufton, Toxicon 1998, 36(8), 1173-1187.

"Cyclisation Studies Of 5-Arylalkyl-1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-Octahydroisoquinolines," P.R. Dennison, A. Gibson, A.I. Gray and G.L. Patrick, J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans., 1997 (5), 721-727.

"High-Resolution 27Al And 29Si MAS NMR Investigation Of SiO2-Al2O3 Glasses," R.K. Sato, P.F. MacMillan, P. Dennison, and R. Dupree, J. Phys. Chem., 1991, 95(11), 4483-4489.

"1H And 13C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigations of The Cu/Zn/Al Oxide Methanol-Synthesis Catalyst," P.R. Dennison, K.J. Packer, and M.S. Spencer, J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. I, 1989, 85(10), 3537-3560.


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B104 Fredrick Reines Hall


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