Dr Philippa Cranwell

May 17, 2024

Philippa gained an MChem in chemistry from the University of Southampton, then a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Cambridge. After completing her PhD, she moved to ETH Zurich for postdoctoral studies working with Professor Erick Carreira. She returned to the UK to an academic position at the University of Reading. In 2022 she moved to become head of research at a local SME, working with external customers and preparing marketing material and case-studies. In October 2023 she officially took the plunge to become a freelance writer, supporting OSE with preparation of technical articles. Philippa has published extensively within organic chemistry and chemistry education, written three textbooks, presented work at numerous national and international conferences. Her areas of expertise include organic chemistry, analytical chemistry and biochemistry.