Author Archives: Paul Kippax


Dr Paul Kippax is a Director of Product Management - Morphology Group, heading up the team responsible for the management of Malvern Panalytical's laser diffraction and imaging products. He has a degree in chemistry and a PhD in colloid science, both obtained at the University of Nottingham in the UK. Since joining Malvern in 1997 he has developed an in-depth understanding of particle characterization techniques, and specific expertise in the application of laser diffraction and analytical imaging to pharmaceutical industry challenges.

Published 14 Jan 2021

API development & manufacture: do you have data clarity or confusion?

Join our 28 January webinar to how the best – and worst – decisions in small molecule API development and manufacture are made.

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Published 18 Jun 2020

The exciting road ahead for pharmaceutical development

In these confusing, seemingly-endless days of lockdown, it’s important to have milestones to look forward to. We have a few of these coming up at Malvern Panalytical: two within the next couple of weeks!  As you may have already read…READ MORE >

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Published 9 Apr 2020

Lock-down… and release!

There is a lot of discussion at the moment about the unprecedented situation we are experiencing around the globe due to the spread of COVID-19. Life in my hometown of Worcester, UK has significantly changed and is likely to continue…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Jan 2020

A Decade of Mastersizing!

One of the benefits of having a long-running blog (or perhaps one of its risks!) is that you have the opportunity to look back at predictions you have made over the years. For me, this includes blogs that were written…READ MORE >

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Published 5 Sep 2019

Focus on Pharma – Special Webinar Series

One of the key challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry is the drive to create innovative, high-value products with ever-improving safety and quality profiles…but within shorter timescales and at lower cost. No easy feat! Now that the era of the blockbuster…READ MORE >

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Published 22 Dec 2016

The Cat that’s got the cream (liqueur)

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir And folks dressed up like Eskimos… Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. However, having braved the cold…READ MORE >

Published 29 Jun 2016

The Perfect Size

Over the past week I’ve had a lot of fun working with Malvern’s team in China to deliver a series of seminars designed to help researchers engaged in pharmaceutical product development. These meetings focused on how Malvern’s material characterization systems…READ MORE >

Published 20 Jun 2016

Component-specific Particle Size

Component-specific Particle Size Follow that particle! I’ve always thought it would be great to be the innocent driver in a movie chase scene who has to respond to the hero’s demand to ‘Follow that car’ as they try to keep…READ MORE >

Published 25 Mar 2016

Hunting for the Perfect Easter Egg

In the UK we are about to celebrate Easter, where we get the chance to spend a few days relaxing with family and friends and enjoying the start of spring. It is traditional at this time of year to give…READ MORE >

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