Profile of Perdita Barran
Perdita E. Barran obtained her first degree from The University of Manchester in Chemistry with Industrial Experience and her PhD. from The University of Sussex, under the supervision of Prof. Tony Stace and Prof. Sir Harry Kroto. After working as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Sussex and UC Santa Barbara with Prof. Mike Bowers, she moved to The University of Edinburgh, where she helped establish a proteomics centre SIRCAMS. She was awarded an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship and after a period as a Senior Lecturer and Reader, she moved back to The University of Manchester, to direct the Michael Barber Centre for Collaborative Mass Spectrometry. She has won the Royal Society of Chemistry Joseph Black award (2009), Theophilus Redwood award (2019) The American Chemical Society Measurement Science Lectureship (2020) and led the team that won the RSC Analytical Division Robert Boyle Horizon Award (2021).