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


20/01/2020 Congratulations to Isabel and Connor for their latest publication in Angewandte Chemie on multivariate modulation! Click here for more news stories.

Current Vacancies


The Forgan Group has no funded PhD studentships currently available. Self-funded students are encouraged to apply all year round; interested potential students should contact Prof 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 2020 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 Prof 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.

Teaching and Administration


Prof Forgan currently teaches the Chemistry 1 Transition Metals lecture course - click here for additional materials. If you have any questions, please contact Prof Forgan by email.


Prof Forgan is the chair of the School Self-Assessment Team, who are responsible for Equality and Diversity activities and recently delivered the School's successful Athena SWAN Bronze Renewal Award. If you have any Athena SWAN related queries, please contact the committee by email.


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

Updated 20th January 2020.