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About Steve Prior

Steve joined the College of Science in November 2016 after completing his post-doctoral studies at the Universities of Missouri (USA) and Portsmouth (UK), guided by Prof Steven Van Doren and Dr Andy Pickford, respectively. His post-doctoral training was concerned with the biophysical characterisation of important drug targets. Steve received his Ph.D from the University of Bristol (UK) under the tutelage of Prof Peter Shewry as part of an industrial studentship.

Department Responsibilities

Steve has joined the College as an Instrument Scientist primarily to help get the most out of our state-of-the-art Analytical Sciences suite, where Steve takes responsibility for the our high-field NMR spectrometer. He is also responsible for the delivery of spectroscopy-related teaching within the College.

Subject Specialism

Using NMR to probe the structure and behaviour of materials.


  • Ph.D. — University of Bristol, 2004
  • M.Res. — University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 2003

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Research in the Lincoln Repository

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science — Member
  • Biophysical Society — Member