About the group

The Polymer and Biomaterials Chemistry Laboratories are formed from active research groups at the University of Bradford.

Dr Thomas Swift

Research into smart polymers as functional materials. Dr Swift has published original research exploring unknown facets of polymer properties.

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Professor Stephen Rimmer

Our research group is oriented towards polymer synthesis and bionanotechnology, with an emphasis on hydrogels, chemically and biologically active polymers and micro- and nano- polymer particles.
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Dr Beverly Stewart

Beverly is a computational chemist whose research focuses on polymer interactions. She utilises a range of scientific programmes with a wide suite of software applications to simulate polymer behaviour at the molecular level.
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Dr Maria Katsikogianni

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Other Members

Current members of the Biopolymer Group

– Dr Richard Hoskins
– Ohood Alyamani
– Pavintorn Teratanatorn
– Heather Reeve

Past members of the Biopolymer Group