John Murrell was a theoretical chemist who made important contributions to the understanding of the spectra of organic molecules, to the theory of intermolecular forces and to the construction of potential energy surfaces. He established the University of Sussex as a major centre for research and teaching in theoretical chemistry. He was also a successful writer of textbooks for undergraduate and graduate students on chemical bonding and related topics.
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