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Dr Karen Parrish

Dr Karen Parrish

Dr Karen Parrish
PhD (Bristol), MA (Cantab.)


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School of Chemistry,
Cantock's Close, Bristol BS8 1TS
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+44 (0) 117 3317191



Karen graduated from the University of Cambridge, then studied for a PhD in synthetic chemistry at the University of Bristol.  After a period working for the EPSRC, she moved to Evotec (UK) Ltd, where she spent fourteen years as a medicinal chemist working on drug discovery contracts for a number of pharmaceutical and biotech companies.  She returned to the University of Bristol in 2015, to take up her current position as Teaching Laboratory Fellow.


Karen is unit director of the Intermediate Practical and Analytical Chemistry units in the School of Chemistry, with responsibility for second year laboratory teaching. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.



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