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Professor Anthony Davis

Professor Anthony Davis

Professor Anthony Davis
M.A., D.Phil.(Oxon.), FRSC

Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry

Office N406
School of Chemistry,
Cantock's Close, Bristol BS8 1TS
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+44 (0) 117 954 6334


Current research interests include; supramolecular Chemistry, carbohydrate recognition, anion recognition and transport; crystal engineering, computer-aided molecular design.

Professor Davis is a supervisor in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Chemical Synthesis


Tony Davis gained a B.A. in Chemistry from Oxford University in 1977, then stayed on for a D.Phil. under Dr. G. H. Whitham and two years' postdoctoral work with Prof. J. E. Baldwin. In 1981 he moved to the ETH Zürich as a Royal Society European Exchange Fellow working with Prof. A. Eschenmoser, then in 1982 was appointed as a Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at Trinity College, Dublin. In September 2000 he moved to the University of Bristol, where he is Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry in the School of Chemistry.


  • Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Carbohydrate Recognition
  • Anion Recognition and Transport
  • Crystal Engineering
  • Computer-Aided Molecular Design



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