Group News

17/03/14 - Congratulations Alistair for presenting in parliament at the SET for Britain Exhibition in the House of Commons Marquee.

01/03/14 - Welcome to the group new starters Daniel and Sara!

24/02/14 - Irene's isocyanoacetate Ketimine Mannich paper "Direct Catalytic Enantio- and Diastereoselective Mannich Reaction of Isocyanoacetates and Ketimines” describing the next methodological development using cinchona derived aminophosphine precatalysts is published in Angewandte Chemie.

06/02/14 - Anna's paper on “Organocatalytic Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic Esters Mediated by Highly Active Bifunctional Iminophosphorane Catalysts” is published in Macromolecules. Nice work Anna!

06/01/14 - Dave and Andrej's work on the next organo / gold catalysed synthesis of useful heterocycles is published in ACS catalysis; well done. See “One-Pot Asymmetric Nitro-Mannich/Hydroamination Cascades for the Synthesis of Pyrrolidine Derivatives: Combining Organocatalysis and Gold Catalysis” for details.