Professor Andrew Goodwin

Professor of Materials Chemistry & College Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry

Andrew Goodwin leads a Materials Chemistry research group in Oxford's Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, is a Fellow at St Anne's College, and a Lecturer at Oriel College.

As an undergraduate, Andrew read Chemistry and Pure Mathematics at the University of Sydney. His first PhD, also from Sydney, was in Inorganic Chemistry; his second, from Cambridge, was in Mineral Physics. He was a Junior Research Fellow in Materials Science at Trinity College, Cambridge before being appointed to a University Lectureship in Inorganic Chemistry at Oxford in 2009. He was promoted to Professor of Materials Chemistry in 2014.

Professor Goodwin is the recipient of a number of awards and distinctions including the New York Academy of Sciences ‘Future Leader’ Award (2013), and the Marlow (2013) and Harrison-Meldola (2010) Medals of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Research interests

Andrew's primary research interests are in understanding and exploiting the dual effects of structural flexibility and structural disorder on the properties of functional materials.