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Robert Hughes

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  • Assistant Editor
  • Wiley VCH Verlag GmbH und Co KG
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Robert W. Hughes graduated in Chemistry at University College London in 1999. He then moved to the University of South- ampton where he obtained a PhD in solid state chemistry in 2004 and remained as a post- doctoral research assistant until 2007. He was a WestCHEM Research Fellow and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow from 2007 - 2011. From 2012 - 2014 he was a Visiting Researcher in Materials Science at UIUC. His research interests include microwave-assisted nano-materials synthesis, structural investigations using neutron diffraction and in-situ high temperature X-ray diffraction. He is currently working for Wiley-VCH in Germany as an Assistant Editor for Chemistry - A European Journal and ChemistrySelect

Research interests

Recent publications

  • Crystal structure and thermal expansion of a CsCe<inf>2</inf>Cl<inf>7</inf> scintillator

    • Zhuravleva M
    • Lindsey A
    • Chakoumakos B
    • et al.
  • High-Temperature Properties and Ferroelastic Phase Transitions in Rare-Earth Niobates (LnNbO(4))

    • Sarin P
    • Hughes R
    • Lowry D
    • et al.

Professional experience

Assistant Editor


December 2016 - Present

Visiting Researcher

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April 2012 - March 2014(2 years)

Visiting Research Fellow

University of Glasgow

September 2009 - December 2011(2 years)

WestCHEM Research Fellow

University of Glasgow

March 2007 - September 2009(3 years)



School of Chemistry, University of Southampton

October 1999 - November 2003(4 years)


UCL - University College London

September 1996 - June 1999(3 years)

Co-authors (38)

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  • Onur Torpak
  • Mircea Chipara
  • Alexander Munnoch
  • Stuart Hunter
  • Jamie Gallagher