The School of Chemistry at St Andrews has a long history of research achievement stretching back to 1811. Research activity and strength spans most of the key areas and interfaces in the chemical sciences. Graduates have access to state-of-the-art facilities within Chemistry and in the associated interdisciplinary research centres.

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  • Defect chemistry in perovskite titanate : from materials to interfaces 

    Hui, Jianing (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - Thesis
    The increasing demand for energy consumption and environmental protection accelerates renewable energy applications. Due to the intermittence supply of renewables such as wind and wave, the development of energy conversion ...
  • Towards mitochondrial targeting for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease 

    Abdul Razzak, Rana (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - Thesis
    Nanoparticles (NPs) have emerged as a promising approach to overcoming biological barriers imposed by the human body. Polymeric NPs offer a superior synthetic flexibility and advances in polymerization chemistries have ...
  • Preparation, characterisation and application of ordered mesoporous materials 

    Sakina, Farzeen (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - Thesis
    The history of ordered mesoporous materials starts with the discovery of MCM-41(Mobil Composition of Matter-41) in 1992 using an organic template as structure directing agent. Mesoporous materials have not only proved ...
  • Complementary hydrazone-based dynamic covalent nanoparticles 

    Marro, Nicolas (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - Thesis
    The extraordinary and unique properties exhibited by monolayer-stabilised metal nanoparticles suggest exciting potential applications. Surface-bound molecules stabilize the material in colloidal form, but also define a ...
  • The design of acyl modified co-enzyme-A ester analogues as enzyme inhibitors 

    Rubanu, Maria Grazia (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis
    This thesis is focused on the design and synthesis of analogues of thioesters of Co-enzyme A which are involved in many important biosynthetic pathways. Acetyl-CoA is converted into citrate by citrate synthase in the ...

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