Welcome to the Forgan Group Website!

The Forgan Group is based in the School of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow. Our research focusses on the development and application of metal-organic frameworks, MOFs, which are porous inorganic-organic hybrid constructs. For more information on our projects involving biomimetic catalysis and drug delivery, click the Research tab.

Latest News

11/01/2019 Dr Forgan has been awarded the Sessler Early Career Prize for 2018 by publishers Taylor and Francis. Click here for more news stories.

Current Vacancies

The Forgan Group has one fully funded PhD studentship available for an October 2019 start, with details on the project and how to apply available on our advert. Self-funded students are encouraged to apply all year round; interested potential students should contact Dr Forgan directly by email, enclosing a cover letter, copy of your CV and details of the scheme you wish to apply for. Summer placements for 2019 are also being considered - email for more details.

We have no current postdoctoral vacancies, but are always keen to hear from prospective PDRAs. If you have or wish to apply for external funding to work with Dr Forgan, please email him directly. If you are interested in working with the Forgan Group at any stage of your research career, click on the Join Us tab for more information.


Dr Forgan currently administers the 3rd year Inorganic Laboratories and teaches the Chemistry 1 Transition Metals lecture course - click here for additional materials. If you have any questions, please contact Dr Forgan by email.

Home.  Contact: Dr Ross Forgan, A4-15, Joseph Black Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ, 01413305166, ross.forgan@glasgow.ac.uk.

Updated 25th April 2019.