Recent Group News

  • 08/01/2020 – Congratulations to Kurt Polidano for passing his PhD viva today! Thanks to Prof. Steve Marsden and Dr Ben Ward for examining! Kurt will soon be joining CatSci as a Process Development Chemist! We wish you all the best for the future!

  • 06/01/2020 – Welcome to Abdulbari, who joins the group to start his PhD!

  • 26/11/2019 – We are sad to say goodbye to our excellent postdoc Ben, who after 2 great years with us, will soon be joining Pharmaron as a Senior Scientist in Cardiff Bay! We wish you all the best for the future!

  • 30/10/2019 – Congratulations to Ben, Deepak, Alex and Tom, whose work on the Manganese-Catalyzed Electrochemical Deconstructive Chlorination of Cycloalkanols via Alkoxy Radicals has been published in Organic Letters! [link] This was a collaborative research effort with the Browne and Wirth research groups!

  • 29/10/2019 – We have a fully funded 3-year PhD studentship available for UK/EU students in synthetic organic chemistry to develop new transformations involving radical chemistry, starting 1st July 2020 – Position filled.