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 new self-assembly protocols, biomimetic catalysis and drug delivery, click the Research tab.

Latest News

06/01/2023 Congratulations to Prof Forgan who has been awarded a £1.86M EPSRC Strategic Equipment Grant to purchase an electron diffractometer! Click here for more information and more news stories.

Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for one fully funded PhD student for an October 2023 start - see our advert for details. If you are interested in carrying out PhD research with us, please do send an email to discuss potential opportunities. Self-funded students are encouraged to apply all year round in any area of materials or supramolecular chemistry; 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 2023 are also being considered - email for more details.

We currently have no postdoctoral positions available. We are always keen to hear from prospective PDRAs intending to apply for their own funding. 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 Head of the Supramolecular, Electronic, and Magnetic Systems Research Grouping.

Home.  Contact: Prof Ross Forgan, B3-38, Joseph Black Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ, 01413305166, ross.forgan@glasgow.ac.uk.

Updated 1st November 2022.