Armes Group – June 2018

Welcome to the Armes Research Group website!

Our research focus is on Polymer Chemistry and Polymer Colloids – check out our research page for more information and follow us on Twitter @ArmesGroup

Several of our PhD students are also members of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Polymers, Soft Matter and Colloids, follow the centre on twitter @polymerCDT.


August 2018

-Steve was awarded the Royal Society Armourers & Brasiers’ Company Prize 2018 for his work on  colloidal nanocomposite particles.

July 2018

-We enjoyed another sunny summer BBQ!

-Well done to Deborah Beattie for winning a poster prize at the Macro Group UK Young Researchers Meeting in Dublin (16-17th July 2018)

-Congratulations to Dr Charlotte Mable for graduating with a PhD in Chemistry this month

May 2018

– Congratulations to Steve for being awarded the 2018 Macro Group UK Medal for Outstanding Achievement! He will be speaking at the MacroGroup Medals Symposium, University of Nottingham on 22nd Nov 2018

– Congratulations to Dr Charlotte Mable on receiving the 2017 MacroGroup UK Jon Weaver PhD Prize! The prize is sponsored by Synthomer, directed at rewarding the best PhD students in the field of Polymer Science in the UK.

March 2018 – A successful trip to New Orleans for the ACS National meeting #ACSNOLA






October 2017 – We welcome 4 new PhD students to the group – welcome Izzy, Derek, Paul and Saul!

August 2017 – Several members of the group attended the 254th ACS National Meeting in Washington, D.C.

July 2017 – The Armes group BBQ was a success, despite the rain!

Congratulations to Yin Ning who graduated with a PhD! He is staying on in the group as a Postdoc.

Congratulations to our MChem student Saul Hunter for receiving a prize for top marks in his year.