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April 2017

Welcome to new postdoc Matt B. who joins the group.

March 2017

Welcome to new postdoc John who joins the group.

February 2017

Congratulations to Chuan whose paper entitled "Ligand-assisted palladium-catalyzed C–H alkenylation of aliphatic amines for the synthesis of functionalized pyrrolidines" has been published in Chemical Science.

January 2017

Congratulations to Patrick and Alicia G. whose paper entitled "Cobalt-catalysed C–H carbonylative cyclisation of aliphatic amides" has been published in Chemical Science.

Congratulations to Adam S. and James C. whose paper entitled "Palladium-Catalyzed Enantioselective C–H Activation of Aliphatic Amines using Chiral Anionic BINOL-Phosphoric Acid Ligands" has been published in JACS.

Welcome to visiting PhD student Jorge who joins the group.

December 2016

Congratulations to Tim who passes his PhD viva.

November 2016

Congratulations to Darren, Ben, Kirsten, Jonas C., and Adam S. whose paper entitled "A general catalytic β-C-H carbonylation of aliphatic amines to β-lactams" has been published in Science.

October 2016

Welcome to new PhD students Connie, Will, Keishi, Nils, and Sanesh; new MPhil students Georg and Jesus; and new Part III students Robert and Mehul who all join the group.

September 2016

Congratulations to Rodolphe and Rob P. whose paper entitled "Enantioselective Cu-Catalyzed Arylation of Secondary Phosphine Oxides with Diaryliodonium Salts towards the Synthesis of P-Chiral Phosphines" has been published in JACS.

August 2016

Congratulations to Adam who passes his PhD viva.

July 2016

Congratulations to Danny who passes his PhD viva.

Welcome to summer students Dan and Kat who join the group.

June 2016

Congratulations to Jacek and Adam whose paper entitled "Continuous-Flow Synthesis and Derivitization of Aziridines through Palladium-Catalyzed C(sp3)-H Activation" has been published in Angewandte Chemie.

April 2016

Welcome to new PhD student Zhuang Mao who joins the group.

March 2016

Welcome to new industrial visitor Stuart who joins the group from TTP.

Congratulations to Dean who passes his PhD viva.

Welcome to new visiting student Andrea who joins the group.

January 2016

Congratulations to Jamie, Ruth, Andrew P. and Hugh whose paper entitled "The Total Synthesis of K-252c (Staurosporinone) via a Sequential C-H Functionalisation Strategy" has been published in Chemical Science.

November 2015

Congratulations to Alice, Tifelle, Robert Pace, Anna and James whose paper entitled "Rapid Generation of Complex Molecular Architectures by a Catalytic Enantioselective Dearomatization Strategy" has been published in Synlett.

Congratulations to Chuan whose paper entitled "Ligand-Enabled Catalytic C-H Arylation of Aliphatic Amines by a Four-Membered Ring Cyclopalladation Pathway" has been published in Angewandte Chemie.

Congratulations to Jonas, Daniel P., Tim, Victor and Ben H. whose paper entitled "A Steric Tethering Approach Enables Palladium-Catalysed C-H Activation of Primary Amino Alcohols" has been published in Nature Chemistry.

October 2015

Welcome to new postdoc Ali, new PhD students Jen, Patrick and Dominik and new Part III students Golf, Mark, David and Genyi who all join the group.

September 2015

The Yusuf Hamied Laboratory for Chemical Synthesis and Catalysis, the group's new state-of-the-art research facility, is opened by Dr. Yusuf Hamied and Professor Matthew Gaunt.

Congratulations to Andrew Pitts who passes his PhD viva.

August 2015

Congratulations to Adam whose paper entitled "Mechanistic Insights into the Palladium-Catalyzed Aziridination of Aliphatic Amines by C-H Activation" has been published in JACS.

July 2015

Welcome to new postdoc Nori and new summer student Henning who join the group.

June 2015

Congratulations to Elise, Henry and Matthieu whose paper entitled "Enantioselective and Regiodivergent Copper-Catalyzed Electrophilic Arylation of Allylic Amides with Diaryliodonium Salts" has been published in JACS.

Welcome to summer students Hannah and Matt who join the group.

Welcome to new postdoc James who joins the group.

May 2015

Congratulations to Dean whose paper entitled "Copper-Catalyzed Oxy-Alkenylation of Homoallylic Alcohols to Generate Functional syn-1,3-Diol Derivatives" has been published in Angewandte Chemie.

Welcome to new postdoc Motoki who joins the group.

March 2015

Welcome to new postdoc Ryan who joins the group.

February 2015

Congratulations to Andrew P., Fionn and Rob S. whose paper entitled "A Concise and Scalable Strategy for the Total Synthesis of Dictyodendrin B Based on Sequential C-H Functionalization" has been published in Angewandte Chemie.

Congratulations to Andrew W. on passing his PhD viva.

January 2015

Congratulations to Elise on passing her PhD viva.

Welcome to new PhD student Pascal who joins the group.

December 2014

Welcome to new postdoc Rachel who joins the group.

November 2014

Congratulations to Lily, Andy, Qiao-Yan and Abraham whose paper entitled "A Counterion Triggered Acylation Strategy Using Diaryliodonium Fluorides" has been published in Chemical Science.

Welcome to new postdoc Manuel who joins the group.

October 2014

Welcome to new postdoc Rodolphe; new PhD students Kirsten, David, Aaron and Jacek; new MPhil student Moritz; new Erasmus student Christopher and new part III students Sean, Nick and Luke who all join the group.

Congratulations to Matthieu, Rob, Catherine, Rafael, Robert and Tifelle whose paper entitled "Gram-Scale Enantioselective Formal Synthesis of Morphine through an ortho-para Oxidative Phenolic Coupling Strategy" has been published in Angewandte Chemie.

September 2014

Welcome to new postdoc Jaime who joins the group.

June 2014

Welcome to new postdoc Yue and new summer students Jane and Sean who join the group.

Congratulations to Fengzhi, Shoubhik, Andrew, Alicia, Mike and Marcos whose paper on Cu-Catalyzed Cascades to Carbocycles: Union of Diaryliodonium Salts with Alkenes or Alkynes Exploiting Remote Carbocations has been published in JACS.

Welcome to new visiting PhD student Kyohei who joins the group from the Itami lab.

May 2014

Congratulations to Andy, Ben and Beatrice whose paper on Palladium-catalysed C-H activation of aliphatic amines to give strained nitrogen heterocycles has been published in Nature.

Welcome to new PhD student Daniel who joins the group.

Welcome to new postdoc Darren who joins the group.

March 2014

Welcome to new postdoc Jeanne who joins the group.

January 2014

Welcome to new visiting PhD student Sara who joins the group.

November 2013

Congratulations to Beatrice on passing her PhD viva.

October 2013

Welcome to new PhD students Ben, Maya and Henry, and Part IIIs students Hugh, Yao and Roberts who join the group.

September 2013

Welcome to new postdoc Chuan who joins the group.

August 2013

Congratulations to Andrew, Wenshu and Marcos whose paper on Copper-catalysed Carboarylation of Alkynes via Vinyl Cations has been published in JACS.

Welcome to new summer Student Sophie who joins the group for the end of the summer.

July 2013

Congratulations to Elise and Nadine whose paper on the Copper-catalysed Intramolecular Electrophilic Carbofunctionalisation of Allylic Amides has been published in Angewandte Chemie.

June 2013

Congratulations to Qiao-Yan on passing her PhD viva.

Welcome to visiting PhD student Yasuhiro Sawamura who joins the group for the summer.

Welcome back to Robert Phipps who joins the group as a Postdoc.

May 2013

Welcome to new postdoc Jonas who joins the group.

Congratulations to Matt who has won the RSC Corday Morgan Medal.

April 2013

Congratulations to Beatrice and Marcos whose paper on the copper-catalysed arylative Meyer-Schuster rearrangement of propargylic alcohols has been published in Angewandte Chemie.

March 2013

Welcome to new postdocs Victoriano and Matthieu.

Congratulations to Marcos, Elliott and Beatrice whose paper on the copper-catalyzed electrophilic carbofunctionalisation of alkynes has been published in JACS.

February 2013

Congratulations to Qiao Yan, Andy, Silvia and Nico whose paper on the organocatalytic C-H bond arylation of aldehydes to bis-heteroaryl ketones has been published in JACS.

December 2012

Congratulations to Ruth on passing her PhD viva.

November 2012

Congratulations to Ben on passing his PhD viva.

Congratulations to Beatrice on winning the Syngenta Postgraduate Scholarship.

Welcome to new postdoc Mike.

October 2012

Welcome to new PhD students Adam, Tim an James and new Part III students Maya, Henry, Simon and Ian.

September 2012

Congratulations to Lindsay on passing her PhD viva.

Welcome to new postdoc Abraham.

August 2012

Congratulations to Lindsay and Elizabeth whose paper on the Chemical Synthesis of Aspidosperma Alkaloidshas has been published in Angewandte Chemie.

July 2012

Welcome to new summer student Ceri and new postdoc Yohei.

June 2012

Congratulations to Rob, Lindsay, Stefanie and Hung whose paper on arylation of alkenes is published in JACS:DOI:10.1021/ja3039807

Welcome to visiting PhD student Nico Erdmann.

May 2012

Welcome to new postdocs Daniel and Shoubhik who join the group.

Congratulations to Matt on becoming Professor.

April 2012

Congratulations to Elliott on winning the 1st prize at the SCI Graduate symposium.

Congratulations to Alice on passing her PhD viva.

March 2012

Congratulations to Peter on passing his MPhil viva.

February 2012

Welcome to new Erasmus student Clarissa who joins the group.

January 2012

Welcome to new postdoc Silvia who joins the group.

December 2011

Congratulations to Ben and Lindsay on winning the 1st and 2nd prize at the RSC Poster competition.

November 2011

Congratulations to Fionn on passing her PhD viva.

October 2011

Welcome to new PhD students Dean, Andrew and Danny and new Part IIIs Shaoming and Wenshu who join the group.

September 2011

Congratulations to Mike on passing his PhD viva.

Cogratulations to Beatrice on winning a prize at the Lilly Symposium.

October 2010

Congratulations to Hung, Ruth, Mike and Rob whose paper on meta-selective arylation of arylacetamides is published in Angewandte Chemie:DOI:10.1002/anie.201004704

Congratulations to Robert who won a prize at the 2010 'Leading Chemists' symposium at Roche, Basel after giving a talk.

Congratulations to Ben and Moises whose paper on amine directed CñH bond functionalization is published in Chemical Science: DOI:10.1039/C0SC00367K

Welcome to new PhD students Elise, Scott and Andrew, and new Part IIIs Olivia, Daniel and Paul who join the group.

July 2010

Welcome to visiting student Claudia and Part II summer student Olivia who join the group for the summer. Welcome back to new postdoc Andy who joins the group.

May 2010

Congratulations to Louis (and Donna and Neil) on the acceptance of their paper to the Special Issue of Tetrahedron for this years Prize winner.

Welcome to new postdoc Marcos who joins the group.

Congratulations to Robert on winning the Reaxys 2010 PhD Prize.

Matt is promoted to be a reader.

April 2010

Welcome to new postdoc Aurelian who joins the group.

February 2010

Welcome to new postdoc Pavel who joins the group.

January 2010

Welcome to new postdoc Stefanie who joins the group.

The group's Science paper on meta arylation was voted as one of the top 12 papers of 2009 by Chemical and Engineering News.

November 2009

Congratulations to Falco on passing his PhD viva.

Matt wins AstraZeneca Research Award.

October 2009

Welcome to Beatrice, Peter, Rhiannon, Elliott and Nadine who join the group, and new Part IIIs Tom, Matej and Andrew.

Congratulations to Donna on passing her PhD viva.

Alice wins Eli Lilly Postgraduate Prize for best talk at the Symposium. Well done!

September 2009

Congratulations to Jo on passing her PhD viva.

August 2009

Congratulations to Rob on passing his PhD viva.

July 2009

Congratulations to Sarah on passing her PhD viva.

May 2009

Congratulations to Donna who was awarded a Postdoctoral Lindemann Trust Fellowship from the English Speaking Union to work in the group of Professor Barry Trost at Stanford University.

April 2009

Annabelle wins the poster competition at CRUK Student Meeting 2009 in London.

Matt is awarded the Chem Soc Review Emerging Investigator Award.

March 2009

Robert's research on meta-selective copper-catalyzed CñH bond arylation is published in Science.

January 2009

Matt is awarded an Eli Lilly Young Lecturer Award.

December 2008

Congratulations to Tri on passing his PhD.

Congratulations to Robert on being awarded the Syngenta Postgraduate Prize for 2008.

Matt is awarded Novartis Early Career Award in Organic Chemistry in acknowledgement of the group's research over the last five years.

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