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Prof. Edmond Magner

Research Interests

Electrochemistry, Bioelectrochemistry, Biocatalysis, Immobilisation of enzymes Biosensors, Bioenergetics, Mesoporous silicates, nonaqueous enzymology

Teaching Interests

Currently teach general chemistry (1 year), physical chemistry (3 year), analytical chemistry (4 year), environmental chemistry (2 year)
Characterisation methods (Phd course)

Professional Activities


  • 2006 Fellow, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland
  • 2003 Member, International Society of Bioelectrochemistry
  • 2000 Member, International Society of Electrochemistry
  • 1995 Member, The Electrochemical Society
  • 1985 Member, American Chemical Society
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry


  • 2004 International Society of Electrochemistry,
  • 1999 Republic of Ireland Sub-Region, Analytical Division, Royal Society of Chemistry,


  • 2003 Materials and Surface Science Institute, Universit - Director
  • 1997 Department of Chemical and Environmental Sciences - Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor
  • 1994 MediSense, Inc. - Scientist (1994-1996), Senior Scientist, (1996-1997).
  • 1992 Professor A.M. Klibanov, Department of Chemistry, - Postdoctoral research assistant
  • 1989 Professor W.J. Albery FRS, Department of Chemistry, - Postdoctoral research assistant


  • 1999 9305744.6. - An Amperometric Enzyme Electrode for Ca2+
  • 1999 08/846,474 - Apparatus and Method for Determining Item of Interest in a Sample


  • 1988 University of Rochester - PhD
  • 1985 University of Rochester - MSc
  • 1983 University College, Cork - BSc

Research Collaborators

  • - External Examiner - Imperial College London -England
  • - External Examiner - Imperial College London -England
  • - External Examiner - University of Oxford -England
  • - External Examiner - University of Bath -England


Conference Contribution


31st Microscopical Society of Ireland Symposium
Tanner DA, Redington W, Armstrong G, Magner E, Reid M

Peer Reviewed Journal


A facile aqueous sol-gel method for high surface area nanocrystalline CeO2
Periyat, P; Laffir, F; Tofail, SAM; Magner, E
Rsc Advances DOI: 10.1039/c1ra00524c


Room temperature synthesis of platinum nanoparticles in water-in-oil microemulsion
Pal, A; Shah, S; Belochapkine, S; Tanner, D; Magner, E; Devi, S
Colloids And Surfaces A-Physicochemical And Engineering Aspects DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2008.11.044


Proteins in mesoporous silicates.
Hudson, S; Cooney, J; Magner, E
Angewandte Chemie-International Edition In English


A nanoporous reactor for efficient proteolysis
Qiao, L; Liu, Y; Hudson, SP; Yang, PY; Magner, E; Liu, BH
Chemistry-A European Journal DOI: 10.1002/chem.200701102


Adsorption and activity of a domoic acid binding antibody fragment on mesoporous silicates
Hu, XJ; Spada, S; White, S; Hudson, S; Magner, E; Wall, JG
Journal Of Physical Chemistry B DOI: 10.1021/jp062423e