Group Members

Group Photo – October 2017

Past group photos – [link]

Past group members – [link]

Postdoctoral Research Associates

 

 

Imtiaz Khan (Leverhulme Trust Funded PDRA since June 2016, Primary supervisor: Dr Louis C. Morrill, Collaborative project with Dr Rebecca Melen)

Ph.D. (University of Nottingham, Supervisor: Prof. Hon Wai Lam)

M.Phil. and M.Sc. (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Principle Investigator: Prof. Nasim Hasan Rama)

 

 

 

Publications:

  1. “Frustrated Lewis Pair (FLP)-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Aza-Morita-Baylis-Hillman Adducts and Sequential Organo-FLP Catalysis”, I. Khan, M. Manzotti, G. J. Tizzard, S. J. Coles, R. L. Melen* and L. C. Morrill*, ACS Catal., 2017, 7, 7748-7752. [link]

Conference Contributions:

  1. RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting, University of Bristol, 17/01/18, Poster
  2. 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, 20/08/17, Presentation
  3. 10th Molecular Synthesis Section Seminar, Cardiff University, 13/07/17, Presentation

 

 

Alex Nödling (Leverhulme Trust Funded PDRA since July 2017, Primary supervisor: Dr Louis Luk, Collaborative project with Dr Louis C. Morrill)

Ph.D. (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Supervisor: Prof. Gerhard Hilt)

Diploma Degree in Chemistry (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

 

 

 

Publications:

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Conference Contributions:

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Ben Allen (EPSRC Funded PDRA since November 2017)

Ph.D. (University of Sheffield, Supervisor: Prof. Joe Harrity)

M.Chem. (University of Sheffield, Project with Prof. Joe Harrity)

 

 

 

Publications:

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Conference Contributions:

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3rd Year Ph.D. Students

 

 

 

James Ayres (Ph.D. student since Oct 2015)

M.Chem. (Nottingham Trent University, Project with Dr Warren Cross)

 

 

 

Publications:

  1. “Deoxycyanamidation of Alcohols with N-Cyano-N-Phenyl-p-Methylbenzenesulfonamide (NCTS)”, J. N. Ayres, M. W. Ashford, Y. Stöckl, V. Prudhomme, K. B. Ling, J. A. Platts and L. C. Morrill*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3835-3838. [link]
  2. “N-Cyanation of Secondary Amines using Trichloroacetonitrile”, J. N. Ayres, K. B. Ling* and L. C. Morrill*, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 5528-5531. [link]

Conference Contributions:

  1. RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting, University of Bristol, 17/01/18, Poster
  2. Departmental Seminar, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, India, 22/11/17, Presentation
  3. J-NOST-13 Conference, Banaras Hindu University, Lucknow University, India, 09/11/17, Presentation
  4. 32nd Postgraduate Symposium of the RSC Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group, London, 20/09/17, Poster and Presentation
  5. 10th Molecular Synthesis Section Seminar, Cardiff University, 13/07/17, Session Chair
  6. Bio-Techne Chemistry Poster Symposium, Bristol, 25/05/17, Poster
  7. 16th Cardiff Chemistry Conference, Cardiff University, 15/05/17, Poster
  8. 8th Molecular Synthesis Section Seminar, Cardiff University, 16/03/17, Presentation
  9. RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting, University of Bath, 01/02/17, Poster

2nd Year Ph.D. Students

 

 

 

Benjamin Reed-Berendt (Ph.D. student since Oct 2016)

M.Chem. (Cardiff University, Project with Dr Louis C. Morrill)

 

 

 

Publications:

  1. Exploring Tandem Ruthenium-Catalyzed Hydrogen Transfer and SNAr Chemistry”, K. Polidano, B. G. Reed-Berendt, A. Basset, A. J. A. Watson, J. M. J. Williams and L. C. Morrill*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 6716-6719. [link]

Conference Contributions:

  1. RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting, University of Bristol, 17/01/18, Poster

 

 

 

Kurt Polidano (CDT Ph.D. student since Oct 2016, Primary supervisor: Dr Louis C. Morrill, CDT co-supervisor: Prof. Jonathan Williams)

M.Sc. (University of Malta, Project with Prof. Giovanna Bosica)

 

 

 

Publications:

  1. Exploring Tandem Ruthenium-Catalyzed Hydrogen Transfer and SNAr Chemistry”, K. Polidano, B. G. Reed-Berendt, A. Basset, A. J. A. Watson, J. M. J. Williams and L. C. Morrill*, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 6716-6719. [link]

Conference Contributions:

  1. RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting, University of Bristol, 17/01/18, Poster
  2. EPSRC CDT Catalysis Spring Conference, Cardiff University, 06/06/17, Presentation and Poster

 Undergraduate Project Students

 

 

 

Alex Seastram (M.Chem. project student, since Sept 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Williams (M.Chem. project student, since Sept 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Northey (M.Chem. project student, since Sept 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sam Parker (B.Sc. project student, since Jan 2018)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connor Radcliffe (B.Sc. project student, since Jan 2018)

 

 

 

Visiting Scholars

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