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Calum Hand

Calum graduated in 2016 with a BSc in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of St Andrews. He then completed an MRes degree in Green Chemistry at Imperial College London in 2017, with his dissertation focusing on utilisation of bio-renewable feedstocks for OPV applications. After graduating, he worked for a financial data management firm (RIMES) before pursuing the postgraduate studentship within the CSCT. In his spare time, Calum enjoys: martial arts, tinkering with python programs and learning about renaissance period art.

  • Porous materials screening for sustainable applications with Professor Tina Duren, Dr Matthew Lennox, Dr James Hook and Professor Andy Burrows – 1st MRes project
  • Chemical routes for busting the cold chain supply dependence for vaccines and other biopharmaceuticals with Dr Asel Sartbaeva, Professor Jean van den Elsen and Dr Francoise Koumanov – 2nd MRes project