Peter Hore (chemist)

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Peter John Hore is a British chemist and academic. He is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford and fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.[5] He is the author of two Oxford Chemistry Primers (OCP 32 and 92) on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)[6] and research articles[7][8] primarily in the area of NMR, electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR), spin chemistry and magnetoreception during bird migration.[9][10][11]

Peter Hore
Peter John Hore
Alma materUniversity of Oxford (BA, DPhil)
(m. 1990)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Oxford
University of Groningen
ThesisElectron spin resonance studies of transient species (1980)
Doctoral advisorKeith McLauchlan[2]
Doctoral students Edit this at Wikidata


Hore was educated at the University of Oxford[2] where he was an undergraduate and graduate student of St John's College, Oxford from 1973 to 1980.[citation needed] His Doctor of Philosophy degree was supervised by Keith McLauchlan [Wikidata].[2]

Career and researchEdit

Hore was a Royal Society research fellow at the University of Groningen from 1980 to 1982,[12] and a junior research fellow at St John's from 1982 to 1983 before be appointed a Fellow and tutor at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.[13]

Personal lifeEdit

Hore married Julia Yeomans in 1990.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Professor Julia Yeomans | Royal Society".
  2. ^ a b c Hore, Peter John (1980). Electron spin resonance studies of transient species. (DPhil thesis). University of Oxford. OCLC 59963722. EThOS
  3. ^ Jones, Jonathan A. (1992). Nuclear magnetic resonance data processing methods. (DPhil thesis). University of Oxford. OCLC 863543024. EThOS  
  4. ^ Timmel, Christiane Renate (1998). Magnetic field effects on radical pair reactions. (DPhil thesis). University of Oxford. OCLC 556790900. EThOS
  5. ^ "Professor Peter Hore | Corpus Christi College Oxford".
  6. ^ Hore, P.J (1983). "Solvent suppression in fourier transform nuclear magnetic resonance". Journal of Magnetic Resonance (1969). 55 (2): 283–300. doi:10.1016/0022-2364(83)90240-8. ISSN 0022-2364.
  7. ^ Peter Hore publications from Europe PubMed Central
  8. ^ Peter Hore publications indexed by Google Scholar  
  9. ^ Rodgers, C. T.; Hore, P. J. (2009). "Chemical magnetoreception in birds: The radical pair mechanism". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106 (2): 353–360. doi:10.1073/pnas.0711968106. ISSN 0027-8424. PMC 2626707. PMID 19129499.
  10. ^ Maeda, Kiminori; Henbest, Kevin B.; Cintolesi, Filippo; Kuprov, Ilya; Rodgers, Christopher T.; Liddell, Paul A.; Gust, Devens; Timmel, Christiane R.; Hore, P. J. (2008). "Chemical compass model of avian magnetoreception". Nature. 453 (7193): 387–390. doi:10.1038/nature06834. ISSN 0028-0836. PMID 18449197.
  11. ^ Maeda, Kiminori; Robinson, Alexander J.; Henbest, Kevin B.; Hogben, Hannah J.; Biskup, Till; Ahmad, Margaret; Schleicher, Erik; Weber, Stefan; Timmel, Christiane R.; Hore, P. J. (2012). "Magnetically sensitive light-induced reactions in cryptochrome are consistent with its proposed role as a magnetoreceptor". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109 (13): 4774–4779. doi:10.1073/pnas.1118959109. ISSN 0027-8424. PMC 3323948. PMID 22421133.
  12. ^ "Interdisciplinary Prizes". Royal Society of Chemistry. Retrieved 2020-11-17.
  13. ^ "Professor Peter Hore | Corpus Christi College Oxford". Retrieved 2020-11-17.