Sept 2017 – Welcome to Adrian and Ben, who have joined the group for their final year undergraduate research projects.
Sept 2017 – Stefania has written an excellent article for the St Andrews Postgraduate Magazine on our success in the 2016 National Retrosynthesis Competition.
Sept 2017 – Well done to Susan, who presented her work at the Advances in Boronic Organic Chemistry held at the University of Sheffield.
Sep 2017 – James presented some of the group’s work at the Gregynog Synthesis Workshop.
Aug 2017 – James’ work from the ADS group on tandem Pd-catalysed allylic amination and isothiourea-catalysed [2,3]-rearrangement has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Aug 2017 – Good luck to Stefania who has started her placement with Joseph Moran at the University of Strasbourg.
Jun 2017 – Stefania has presented her work at the Tetrahedron Symposium in Budapest.
Apr 2017 – Congratulations to Stefania for being the overall winner of the CDT 2017 Photography Competition sponsored by FindAPhD!
Apr 2017 – James presented the groups latest work at the University of Birmingham.
Mar 2017 – Great talk by Bryony, Euan, and Liam on their work at the Annual CRITICAT CDT conference! Stefania also did a fantastic job of chairing the plenary session by Prof. Sir Martyn Poliakoff.
Mar 2017 – James’ work from the ADS group on the mechanism of a catalytic enantioselective [2,3]-rearrangement reaction has been published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Mar 2017 – Well done to Andrew and Rob, who have both given talks on their undergraduate research projects.
Mar 2017 – Congratulations to Susan, who has successfully handed in her transfer report and completed her first-year viva.
Feb 2017 – Stefania’s award-winning photograph has now been included in the new Undergraduate Prospectus!
Jan 2017 – Welcome to Bryony, Euan, and Liam who have joined the group for their CRITICAT CDT mini-project. They will be working on exciting developments in the area of catalytic alcohol activation!
Jan 2017 – James’ paper with the ADS Group on NHC-catalysed [4+2]-cycloadditions has been accepted for publication in Tetrahedron: Asymmetry.
Jan 2017 – Happy New Year!
Nov 2016 – Congratulations to Stefania who’s paper on the isothiourea-catalysed kinetic resolution of challenging aryl-alkenyl alcohols is now available in Chem. Eur. J.!
Oct 2016 – James presented the group’s latest work as part of the EaStChem Seminar Series.
Oct 2016 – James’ paper on the enantioselective synthesis of pyrrolizines has been highlighted in Synfacts!
Sep 2016 – Congratulations to Stefania who drew the front cover artwork for her work as part of the CRITICAT CDT mini-project that has been published in Org. Biomol. Chem.!
Sep 2016 – Welcome to Andrew and Rob who have joined the group to work on their fourth and fifth year undergraduate research projects, respectively.
July 2016 – James gave a talk at the MSMLG 2016 conference at the University of Bath.
We are extremely grateful to the following institutions for financial support.