Hevia Group - Bio


Originally from Gijón (Spain), Eva Hevia is currently a Professor in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde. She received both her MSci degree in Chemistry and her Ph.D. degree from the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain) in 1998 and 2002 respectively. The latter under the supervision of Victor Riera and Julio Perez. After a three-year postdoctoral period at the University of Strathclyde working with Robert Mulvey, as a Marie Curie Fellow, in 2006 she took up a Royal Society University Research Fellowship and Lectureship there. Subsequently she was promoted to Senior lecturer in 2010, Reader in 2011 and as a Professor in 2013.



She has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in the area and to date her research has been recognised with several prestigious prizes, including the 2016 SRUK Emerging Talent Award, which honours the most promising Spanish scientist researching in the UK under the age of 40, and more recently by the 2017 RSC Corday-Morgan Prize awarded to the most meritorious contributions to Chemistry. A Fellow of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland, her research has been supported by the EPSRC, UK Charities, the EU (ERC-Stg-2011), industry and governmental bodies amassing over £3M in PI funding. She has a prolific publication record with 110 research papers and has presented over 65 invited lectures worldwide. She also sits on the International Advisory Board of Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, and has presented over 60 invited lectures worldwide.




2017                         RSC Corday Morgan Prize (2017)

2016                         Emerging Talent SRUK/CERU Award (2016)

2013-present         Elected Member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland


2011                          RSEQ-Sigma-Aldrich Emerging Investigator Award (2011) 


2011                          ERC Starting Grant


2009                         RSC Harrison-Meldola Memorial Medal and Prize (2009) 


2006-2014              Royal Society University Research Fellowship


2006                         Ramón y Cajal Fellowship


2003-2005              Marie Curie Fellowship, Postdoctoral fellowship, University of



Eva Hevia Group, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, WestCHEM, University of Strathclyde,

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