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Professor Anthony Kirby FRS

  • College positions:

    Life Fellow, formerly Tutor, College Lecturer and Director of Studies in Natural Sciences

  • University positions:

    Professor (Emeritus) of Bioorganic Chemistry

  • Subject:

Degrees: 
MA, PhD (Cantab)

Awards and prizes: 
Royal Society of Chemistry: Award in Organic Reaction Mechanisms 1983; Tilden Lecturer 1987-8; Ingold Lecturer 1996.
Marin Drinov Medal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences 2003.
Doctor of Philosophy (honoris causa), University of Turku, Finland 2006

Research interests: 
How enzymes work at the molecular level: and thus practically all aspects of organic reaction mechanism in (particularly aqueous) solution.

Teaching interests: 
The same, now almost exclusively at the graduate and research level.

Other interests: 
Chamber music, family history, (round) ball games (now exclusively as spectator).