UWS is hosting the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Annual Andy Parkin Lecture at its Paisley Campus on Wednesday 17th April 2019.
The prestigious lecture, which is open to the public to attend, will be delivered by Professor Jackie Akhavan, Head of Cranfield University’s Centre for Defence Chemistry.
The lecture, which is named after Dr Andy Parkin who was a Lecturer in Structural Chemistry at the University of Glasgow and passed away in 2008, is free to attend and is a non-ticketed event. The event takes place in UWS Paisley Campus in room P118 at 4pm.
Professor Akhavan joined the academic staff at Cranfield University in 1987 after graduating from Southampton University with a PhD in polymer chemistry. She has been based at the University’s Centre for Defence Chemistry for over 30 years and recently joined the Defence Science Expert Committee reporting to the Defence Chief Scientific Adviser as the UK expert in explosives and weapon systems.