10/07/12 - Matt Rattley and Adam Gammack are awarded Part II thesis prizes.....win win! Good job!
12/06/12 - Alan Chambers and Adam Gammack, Part II project students in the Dixon group, have each been awarded prizes at SCI Regional Undergraduate Research Symposia. Alan took first place at the symposium held at Imperial College on 7th June for his presentation on 'Novel stereoselective nitro-Mannich reaction cascades', whilst Adam won runner up prize at the meeting held at the University of Birmingham on 12th June with his project talk titled 'Organocatalytic Desymmetrisation of Prochiral Cyclohexanones via Intramolecular Michael Additions.'
01/05/12 - Kayli, Matt, Filippo, David, Marta and Anna's work on the development of a family of bifunctional H-bond donor asymmetric phase transfer catalysts is published in Organic Letters. A great team effort. Well done everybody!
16/04/12 - Pavol's full paper on the Nitro-Mannich Lactamization cascade "Stereoselective, nitro-Mannich/lactamisation cascades for the direct synthesis of heavily decorated 5-nitropiperidin-2-ones and related heterocycles" is published in Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry.v2