Meet the Team

Professor Michael John Hannon MA (Cantab.), PhD

Professor Michael John Hannon


Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies
Director of the EPSRC Research and Training Centre in Physical Sciences for Health
Chair of Chemical Biology


About the Director

Mike is Professor of Chemical Biology at Birmingham. His prize-winning research lies at the interface between chemistry and the life sciences, focused on metal complexes in biology and medicine as both imaging agents and therapeutics. He is President of the Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, an international learned society with over one thousand members, and will co-chair the European Biological Inorganic Chemistry conference in Birmingham in 2018.Mike was appointed IAS Director in April 2015, after seven years experience in creating and supporting interdisciplinary research as founding Director of two award-winning, interdisciplinary research training Centres at the interface between physical sciences and biomedicine. He has a particular interest in the ways people from different countries, cultures, and disciplines create stimulating intellectual environments that promote paradigm-shifting research.

Sue Gilligan

Sue Gilligan

Deputy Director and Manager
For further information on workshops, IAS development and facilities contact Sue: s.gilligan@bham.ac.uk / +44 (0)121 414 5997


Advisory Group

 John Bridgeman

 

Professor John Bridgeman 

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

 Professor Éva Valsami-Jones

 

Professor Éva Valsami-Jones 

College of Life and Environmental Sciences

 Professor Matthew Hilton

 

Professor Matthew Hilton 

College of Arts and Law

 Professor Damien Walmsley

 

Professor Damien Walmsley 

College of Medical and Dental Sciences

 Professor Kiran Trehan

 

Professor Kiran Trehan 

College of Social Sciences

   

IAS Postal Address:

The Institute of Advanced Studies
Room 111, A Block
Aston Webb Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

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