Group News

Aug 2017 – Good luck to Stefania who has started her placement with Joseph Moran at the University of Strasbourg.

Jul 2017 – Congratulations to Stefania who has been awarded an RSC Mobility Grant to complete her CDT Capstone Experience in the laboratory of 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.!

Nov 2016 – James’ paper from his time with the ADS Group on using the “imidazolium effect” in isothiourea catalysis is now available in Angew. Chem.

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!

Oct 2016 – James’ latest paper from his time with the ADS Group on isothiourea-catalysed domino reactions is now available in Chem. Eur. J.obc-front-cover

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.

Jun 2016 – Stefania presented her work and enjoyed the nice weather at this years CDT Firbush outdoor retreat. 

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