Prof Gary Hix

NameProf Gary Hix
Job titleProfessor & Head of Department of Natural Science
Research institute
Primary appointmentNatural Sciences
Contact categoryResearcher



Studied for BSc and PhD at the University of Exeter before Post Doctoral positions in Montpellier (France), Birmingham and St Andrews. 

First academic position as Lecturer in Chemistry at De Montfort University in 1999. Joined Nottingham Trent University in 2005 as Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, being promoted to Principal Lecturer and courses manager in 2010 and leading both Physical and Inorganic Chemistry. Became Head of Department in 2015.

Left NTU to join Wolverhampton University as Head of School of Sciences in 2016, leading a School of 70 academics providing over 50 programmes to 1400 students.

Promoted to Professor of Materials Chemistry in 2018. Research activity is based primarily on metal phosphonate chemistry, and a general interest in inorganic materials. 


Head of School of Sciences
University of Wolverhampton
16 Apr 2016
30 Nov 2023
Head of Department of Chemistry and Forensics
Nottingham Trent University
01 Feb 2015
15 Apr 2016
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Principal Lecturer in Chemistry
Nottingham Trent University
01 Jun 2005
31 Jan 2015

Education and qualifications

PhD in Chemisrty
11 Jul 1993
University of Exeter
BSc Chemistry (Hons)
14 Jul 1989
University of Exeter
Diploma in Mathematics
07 Oct 2009
Open University
Certificate in Mathematics
10 Oct 2008
Open University


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