X-ray crystal structure


X-ray crystal structure

beta-Peptide helix

 X-ray crystal structure



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Part II Hand-in 2018

Congratulations to Harvey, Michal, Chris and Hikaru for submitting their Part II theses!

Part II Hand-in 2017

Congratulations to Sophie and Abi for completing the 'Part II Bullseye Challenge' on time!

Part II Hand-in 2016

Congratulations to Katie and Ben for both completing the race on time!

Part II Hand-in 2015

Congratulations to Cordell, Catherine, Susie, Marek and Saranja for submitting their Part II theses on time!

Part II Hand-in 2014

Congratulations to Matt, Haewon, Dan and David for submitting their Part II theses.
All done by Thursday evening - a new SGD Group record!





Welcome to the SGD Group website

The group currently consists of about 20 people.
We are based on the ground floor of the Chemistry Research Laboratory.

For information about opportunities with the group please go to the Contact page.

Recent News

18th Oct 2018
Congratulations to Sean Linsdall who was awarded a Poster Prize at the Pfizer-sponsored Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology Symposium here in Oxford.

22nd Jan 2018
Steve's h-index (Web of Science) has increased to 61!

4th Jan 2018
Our paper on the asymmetric syntheses of dihydroconduramines (–)-A-2, (–)-B-2, (–)-C-3 and (+)-F-3 has been selected as a feature article in Synthesis [View Journal Page]

2nd Oct 2107
Welcome to our new first year D.Phil. student, Cameron! 

29th Sept 2107
There was a great series of talks from the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Year D.Phil. students at our annual D.Phil. Seminar. 

21st Sept 2017
Welcome to our new Part II students, Chris, Harvey, Hikaru and Michał!

23rd May 2017
OxStem Ltd is featured in the May 2017 issue of Nature in an article entitled “Masters of Medicine”. OxStem was selected as one of six innovative and disruptive University start-up biotechnology companies from around the world to be profiled in the article. [View Journal Page]

10th Apr 2017
Congratulations to David Zimmer who was awarded a travel grant from the Organic Division of the RSC.

8th Mar 2017
Congratulations to David Zimmer and Matthew Kennedy who were both awarded travel grants from the BBSRC Innovation Travel Fund to attend the 2017 Tetrahedron Symposium in Melbourne, Australia.  

13th Jan 2017
Steve's h-index (Web of Science) has increased to 60!

Professor Steve Davies

Professor Stephen G. Davies
Waynflete Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry Research Laboratory
University of Oxford
Mansfield Road
OX1 3TA, U.K.

T: +44 (0)1865 275695
F: +44 (0)1865 275633
E: steve.davies@chem.ox.ac.uk


View Steve's Research Profile on the Chemistry Department website


Our cover art for J. Org. Chem. (volume 81 issue 12), with three diastereoisomeric dice representing the three diastereoisomers of the target compounds, juxtaposing strategy and analysis with an element of good luck, the latter often involved with the success of any total synthesis. 

Steve receiving his Dr Honoris Causa at the University of Salamanca on 21st Feb 2014

Congratulations to Cameron Taylor for retaining the title of champion in the 'Matthew Kennedy Exhibition Race 2018'

Congratulations to Cameron Taylor for his crushing victory in the 'Matthew Kennedy Exhibition Race 2017'

Congratulations to both Christoph Mayer and Ian Houlsby, the joint winners of the 'Matthew Kennedy Exhibition Race 2016'

The SGD group football team competing in the Catalyst football tournament 2014





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