Dr James Wilkinson

School of Science, Engineering & Environment

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Current positions

Senior Lecturer


I studied for my BSc, MSc and PhD at King’s College London from 1985-1992. I carried out postdoctoral research at Salford and Sheffield before obtaining a temporary lectureship at Sheffield in 1997. I have been a lecturer at Salford from 2000 and senior lecturer since 2008.

Areas of Research

Medicinal chemistry, especially in cancer and malaria, and synthetic methodology

Areas of Supervision

No funding currently but always willing to talk to potential PhD students.


Currently contributing to numerous modules on a wide range of programmes, mostly organic/medicinal chemistry and biochemistry.

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • PhD in Organic Chemistry

  • MSc in Chemical Research