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Prof Roy Goodacre - personal details

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Prof Roy Goodacre

Role: Professor of Biological Chemistry

Tel: 0161 306-4480

Location: John Garside Building-2.027
School of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Currently: Prof. Biological Chemistry, Chemistry, Univ. Manchester (2005-; HEFCE funded); 

Past Career

  • Reader in Analytical Science, Chemistry, UMIST/University of Manchester (2003-05)
  • Microbiology Lecturer, University of Wales Aberystwyth (1999-03)
  • Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellow, UWA (1995-99)
  • PDRA, Biological Sciences, UWA (1992-95)


  • PhD, University of Bristol (1992)
  • B.Sc. Hons Microbiology, University of Bristol (1988) 


  • Honorary Fellow of the Metabololomics Society (2016-)
  • Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (2015-)
  • RSC Industrially-Sponsored Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry (2005); 
  • Recipient of the Third Professor S. Ramaseshan Distinguished Lecture. AstraZeneca Research Foundation India, Bangalore, India (2004)


  • Founding Editor-in-Chief of Metabolomics (2005-)
  • Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (1997-)
  • Editorial Advisory Board of Analyst (2014-)
  • Editorial advisory Board of New Horizons in Translational Medicine (2015-)
  • Editorial Advisory Board of Spectrochimica Acta A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (2016-)