Dr Peter Henderson

Dr Peter Henderson
Dr Peter Henderson
Dr Peter Henderson

Senior Lecturer

Email Address
Telephone Number
+44 (0)1224 272903
Office Address
055 (south entrance, lower ground) Meston Building
Old Aberdeen Campus
Meston Walk
AB24 3UE

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School of Natural and Computing Sciences

External Memberships

Treasurer of Royal Society of Chemistry Aberdeen and North East Scotland Local Section

Latest Publications

  • Spontaneous chirality through mixing achiral components: A twist-bend nematic phase driven by hydrogen-bonding between unlike components

    Walker, R., Pociecha, D., Abberley, J. P., Martinez-Felipe, A., Paterson, D. A., Forsyth, E., Lawrence, G. B., Henderson, P. A., Storey, J. M. D., Gorecka, E., Imrie, C. T.
    Chemical Communications, vol. 54, no. 27, pp. 3383-3386
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Structure–property relationships in twist-bend nematogens: the influence of terminal groups

    Abberley, J. P., Jansze, S. M., Walker, R., Paterson, D. A., Henderson, P. A., Marcelis, A. T. M., Storey, J. M. D., Imrie, C. T.
    Liquid Crystals, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 68-83
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Liquid crystal dimers and the twist-bend nematic phase. The preparation and characterisation of the alpha,omega-bis(4-cyanobiphenyl-4 '-yl) alkanedioates

    Lu, Z., Henderson, P. A., Paterson, B. J. A., Imrie, C. T.
    Liquid Crystals, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 471-483
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Synthesis and characterisation of side chain liquid crystal copolymers containing sulfonic acid groups

    Martinez-Felipe, A., Lu, Z., Henderson, P., Picken, S. J., Norder, B., Imrie, C. T., Ribes-Greus, A.
    Polymer, vol. 53, no. 13, pp. 2604-2612
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Cholesteryl-based liquid crystal dimers containing a sulfur-sulfur link in the flexible spacer

    Lee, H., Lu, Z., Henderson, P. A., Achard, M. F., Mahmood, W. A. K., Yeap, G., Imrie, C. T.
    Liquid Crystals, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 259-268
    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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Research Overview

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9334-538X

SCOPUS Author ID: 7202609020


Liquid Crystals

Synthesis and characterisation

Structure-property relationships in dimers and oligomers

New molecular architectures and mesophases

Ferro- and anti-ferroelectric materials for display applications

Biaxial nematic phase



Teaching Responsibilities

Director of Undergraduate Pathways

Oversee recruitment and teaching, learning & assessment on undergraduate degree programmes.

I teach (lectures, labs, tutorials) on a variety of courses at all levels from Summer School through to taught postgraduate masters.

Non-course Teaching Responsibilities

School Senior Personal Tutor


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