Dr Andrew J Hall
Acting Head of Chemistry & Drug Delivery and Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
Medway School of Pharmacy
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Andy obtained his BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry from the University of Aston in 1990 and received his PhD (Chemistry) from the same institution in 1995.
He then held post-doctoral research positions at the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester, before moving to the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany to take up an EU-TMR fellowship in 1999. After three years in Mainz, Andy moved to the Institute for Environmental Research at the University of Dortmund, Germany, again as a research fellow. In 2006, Andy was appointed to his first academic position as a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Sunderland’s Pharmacy School.
Andy joined Medway School of Pharmacy as a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry in September 2009, serving on the Academic Council of the University of Greenwich (2011-2014). Within the School, Andy has had a number of roles, including Head of Examinations & Assessments (2011-2016) and Director of Undergraduate Studies (2015-2016). From 2014 -2017, he established and acted as Programme Leader for the Foundation/Bachelor Degree in Applied Chemical Sciences for Laboratory Scientist, a distance/blended learning programme forming part of the University’s Degree and Higher Apprenticeships programmes.
Since January 2017, Andy has been Acting Head of the School’s Chemistry & Drug Delivery section. He has also taken on the Director of Innovation role within the School from August 2018.
Andy’s research focusses on polymer and materials chemistry, with emphasis on the application of these materials. He is the author of>40 high quality research publications (>1750 citations, h-index = 22 [Scopus]), along with reviews and contributions to a number of books. He is also named as an inventor on nine granted patents.
Externally, Andy is a board member of the Society for Molecular Imprinting, co-organiser of the GSSMIP series of conferences and a Visiting Professor at the University of Toulon, France (2017 & 2019).
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Andy currently supervises one PhD student.