Dr John Williams

Teaching Fellow in Analytical Chemistry/ Director of Student Recruitment for Chemistry

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences


  • BSc
  • MSc
  • PhD


Dr John Williams is an established academic with a background in analytical chemistry. After his PhD studies, he became a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Leeds and, since then, has had 15 years of experience of university teaching, in the UK and overseas. He was a lecturer and then Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry at Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman. Upon his return to the UK, Dr Williams became a teaching fellow at the University of Hull. He has published 30 articles and is on the editorial board of the Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment.


Lecture courses - The ‘Introduction to Spectroscopy' and 'Introduction to Chromatography' sections - The 'Analytical/Physical Chemistry' section - The 'Advanced Separations' section Workshops - The Chemistry workshops - The 'Written Communication' section - The 'Employability Skills' and 'Oral Communication Skills' section - The 'Forensic Workshop' section Laboratory classes - 1st year general chemistry labs

Awards and prizes

Innovative Teaching Award


Hull University Union Student-Led Teaching Awards

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy