Prof Simon Pimblott - personal details


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Role: Professor of Radiation Chemistry & Director, Dalton Cumbrian Facility


Location: Westlakes Science and Technology Park-1.011
School of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Current Responsibilities:

  • Chair Professor of Radiation Chemistry, University of Manchester.
  • Science Lead, Radiation Sciences Program, Dalton Cumbria Facility at Westlakes.
  • Executive Committee, Dalton Nuclear Institute, University of Manchester.
  • Research Committee, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Notre Dame.

Professional Activities:

  • Co-lead "Chemistry in Extreme Environments" Panel, DOE Workshop "Basic Reseach Needs for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems", (2006).
  • Research Committee, Photon Science Institute, Univesity of Manchester (2007-present).
  • Steering Committee, "Free Radical Research Facility", Daresbury Laboratory, U.K. (2006-present)
  • Vice-chair and Chair-elect, Miller Trust for Radiation Chemistry (elected) (2005-9).
  • Chair, 25th Miller Conference on Radiation Chemistry (2007).
  • Scientific Committee, Annual Meeting of the Association for Radiation Research (2008).
  • Scientific Program Committee, 13th International Congress on Radiation Research (2007).
  • Program Committee, ASR2007 Symposium, Japan (2007)
  • Program Committee, 14th International Symposium on Microdosimetry (2005).


  • Radiation Research Society, American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Association for Radiation Research.


D.Phil.             : Physical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford (1988)
                        (U.K.A.E.A. Studentship, Academic Supervisor: Prof. M.J. Pilling)

M.A.                : St. Peter's College, University of Oxford (1988)

B.A.                : St. Peter's College, University of Oxford (1985)
                        (Open Scholarship 1981-85, C.E.G.B. Scholarship, 1981-1985)

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