Prof Michael Beckett

Emeritus Professor

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telephone: 01248 382378

Professor Mike Beckett is Emeritus Professor of Inorganic Chemistry within the School of Natural Sciences and he is a specialist in the chemistry of boron. He has published more than 150 articles (h = 27) and has co-written a text book ('Periodic Table at a Glance', Wiley, 2006). His research papers on Lewis acidity measurement are internationally recognised and often cited as the 'Gutmann-Beckett method'. Mike Beckett is a Titular Member of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem FRSC) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).