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Prof Justin Perry


Department: Applied Sciences

Professor Justin Perry is Professor of Chemistry and Director of Enterprise and Engagement for the Department of Applied Sciences, and works to make the interface between universities and industry more permeable.

Justin is also Placements Tutor for sandwich students in chemistry and forensic science doing a year placement in the chemical and process industries.

Key Publications

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  • Immobilising Microalgae and Cyanobacteria as Biocomposites: New Opportunities to Intensify Algae Biotechnology and Bioprocessing, Caldwell, G., In-na, P., Hart, R., Sharp, E., Stefanova, A., Pickersgill, M., Walker, M., Unthank, M., Perry, J., Lee, J. 29 Apr 2021, In: Energies
  • The Use of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Tree Phenotyping Studies, Ahmed, S., Nicholson, C., Muto, P., Perry, J., Dean, J. 18 Sep 2021, In: Separations
  • An investigation on the ability of Nanofibrillated cellulose to enhance the environmental sustainability of paper product manufacture, Oliver, R., Morehead, S., Hunt, J., Perry, J., Downs, R., Kangas, H. 4 Jul 2020, In: Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
  • Enzyme-catalysed polymer cross-linking: Biocatalytic tools for chemical biology, materials science and beyond, Maddock, R., Pollard, G., Moreau, N., Perry, J., Race, P. 1 Sep 2020, In: Biopolymers
  • Evolutionary Learning for Soft Margin Problems: A Case Study on Practical Problems with Kernels, Wang, W., Pang, W., Bingham, P., Mania, M., Chen, T., Perry, J. Jul 2020, 2020 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Piscataway, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
  • Determination of the Biocide Econea® in Artificial Seawater by Solid Phase Extraction and High Performance Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry, Downs, R., Dean, J., Downer, A., Perry, J. 19 Nov 2017, In: Separations
  • Investigation of the acid/base behaviour of the opium alkaloid thebaine in LC-ESI-MS mobile phase by NMR spectroscopy, Carlin, M., Dean, J., Bookham, J., Perry, J. 4 Oct 2017, In: Royal Society Open Science
  • A high-throughput screening method for determining the substrate scope of nitrilases, Black, G., Brown, N., Perry, J., Randall, P., Turnbull, G., Zhang, M. 9 Jan 2015, In: Chemical Communications
  • An investigation of nitrile transforming enzymes in the chemo-enzymatic synthesis of the taxol sidechain, Wilding, B., Veselá, A., Perry, J., Black, G., Zhang, M., Martínková, L., Klempier, N. Jun 2015, In: Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry
  • Multivariate analysis studies of the ageing effect for artist's oil paints containing modern organic pigments, Sano, N., Cumpson, P., Cwiertnia, E., Perry, J., Singer, B. Oct 2014, In: Surface and Interface Analysis

PGR Supervision

  • Stefania Santoni Using Novel Recombinant Nitrilases in Green Chemical Synthesis Start Date: 01/05/2014 End Date: 23/04/2018
  • Michelle Carlin Development and Evaluation of an LC-ESI-MS Method For The Simultaneous Detection of Five Major Opium Alkaloids Start Date: 18/06/2012 End Date: 25/02/2016
  • Alexander Papiez Investigating the Rate of Release of Ions from Polymer Phases Start Date: 02/09/2013 End Date: 15/06/2017
  • Elke Cwiertnia Using Analytical Techniques for the Study and Authentication of Works of Art Attributed to Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992) Start Date: 09/05/2012 End Date: 24/06/2014
  • Robert Downs Controlled Release of Biocides for the Deterrence of Fouling Organisms Start Date: 01/07/2010 End Date: 24/06/2014
  • Pierre Martin-Tanchereau Amphiphilic Block Copolymers for the Deterrence of Fouling Organisms Start Date: 01/06/2010 End Date: 24/06/2014
  • Elliot Sharp Immobilizing biocatalysts assemblies in functional materials Start Date: 01/10/2018


  • Science PhD June 30 1995
  • Fellow (FRSC) Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2017

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