Dr Peter Henderson

Dr Peter Henderson

Senior Lecturer (Scholarship)

Dr Peter Henderson
Dr Peter Henderson

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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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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External Memberships and Affiliations

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


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.



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