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Research Interests

Currently working for CMAC, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, upon completion of PhD. Previous experiences include Visiting Researcher at University of Houston, TX, USA (2016), dedicated to the nucleation of pharmaceutical molecules, and Research Assistant at University of the West of Scotland (2012-2014) working on organic synthesis. Specialise in advanced analytical tools for characterisation of particle properties and the fundamental mechanisms of nucleation and growth of pharmaceutical crystals including, but not limited to techniques such as atomic force microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, Raman and NMR spectroscopy, X-ray powder diffraction, light scattering, crystallographic analysis and elements of molecular modelling. Experience in preparing and delivering lectures and laboratory classes for MSc students in Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing at University of Strathclyde (since 2017).  Author of 10+ publications and 10+ poster and oral presentations at national and international meetings. Achieved multiple awards including three best poster prizes, two travel awards, and an overall winner at Images of Research University of Strathclyde (2017). Associate Member of Royal Society of Chemistry and a member of Royal Microscopical Society and British Society for Crystal Growth. Actively collaborates internally and internationally on multidisciplinary projects with academic (University of Houston, US, University College London, UK) and industry partners (Elly Lilly, GSK, AZ). 

Teaching Interests

Physical Characterisation of Pharmaceutical Solids

Surface Characterisation Techniques

 

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, Jagiellonian University

1 Oct 20061 Sep 2011

Keywords

  • AFM
  • Crystal Growth
  • Crystal Structures
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Organic semiconductors
  • Semiconductors
  • Logic gates

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Research Output 2014 2019

Nucleation and Growth of Pharmaceutical Crystals

Warzecha, M., 1 Apr 2019, Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. 197 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

olanzapine
Crystallization
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Growth

Olanzapine Crystal Symmetry Originates in Preformed Centrosymmetric Solute Dimers

Warzecha, M., Verma, L., Palmer, J., Florence, A. & Vekilov, P. G., 23 Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

solutes
dimers
symmetry
crystals
minorities

Thesis

Nucleation and growth of pharmaceutical crystals

Author: Warzecha, M., 1 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Johnston, B. (Supervisor) & Florence, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Prizes

Best poster prize at CMAC Summer School on Crystal Nucleation

Monika Warzecha (Recipient), 20 Jun 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Gold Poster Winner, Scanning Probe Microscopy Conference & User Meeting,

Monika Warzecha (Recipient), 22 Apr 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2015 2017

  • 6 Participation in conference
  • 3 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Key-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences
  • 1 Types of Business and Community - To be assigned

Direct Observation of Templated Two-Step Nucleation Mechanism during Olanzapine Hydrate Formation

Monika Warzecha (Speaker)
21 Nov 201722 Nov 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

48th BACG Annual Conference

Monika Warzecha (Participant)
27 Jun 201730 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference