Staff Profile:Professor Ian Hamley
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- Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit award holder
- Diamond Professor of Physical Chemistry
- Head of Chemistry for Life and the Environment section
Prof Hamley's research interests are focussed on soft materials including polymers, colloids and biomaterials. Activities range from peptide and block copolymer synthesis through to physico-chemical characterisation of self-assembly mechanisms and structures in these and related systems and fabrication of nanostructured materials. His group perform x-ray scattering and circular dichroism experiments at Diamond and neutron scattering experiments at ISIS, along with other major facilities internationally.