12th Dec 2014 Steve's h-index (Web of Science) has increased to 56.
19th Nov 2014 Part II Open Day. Download a copy of our poster here.
11th Nov 2014 Congratulations to Marta Brambilla who was awarded a runner-up prize for her performance at the Syngenta Scholarship Scheme Interactive Workshops 2014.
31st Oct 2014 Congratulations to Kristína Csatayová who is one of the first recipients of the Alan Howe Prize in recognition of the excellence and enthusiasm of her work as a Junior Demonstrator in the organic teaching labs.
17th Oct 2014 Congratulations to Aileen Frost who has been selected to give a powerpoint presentation at the 8th Singapore International Chemistry Conference later this year.
7th Oct 2014 Our paper on the asymmetric synthesis of
(–)-(1R,7aS)-absouline is one of the most viewed articles in Tetrahedron. [View Journal Page]
25th Sept 2014 Congratulations to Marta Brambilla who has been selected to attend the Syngenta Scholarship Scheme Interactive Workshops from 2nd to 4th Nov 2014.
17th Sept 2014 Steve has published his 550th paper.
11th Aug 2014 Congratulations to Aileen Frost who was selected to give a powerpoint presentation at the ACS 248th National Meeting in San Fransisco.
8th Aug 2014 Congratulations to Dr Kristína Csatayová on the completion of her D.Phil. Kristína will continue to work in the group as part of our Medicinal Chemistry Team, investigating the development of small molecule modulators of utrophin for DMD therapy.
7th Aug 2014 Congratulations to Charlotte Zammit who was selected to present a poster at the RSC Challenges in Organic Synthesis (ISACS14) conference in Shanghai.
13th Jul 2014 Congratulations to Charlotte Zammit who was selected to present a poster at the 14th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium (BOSS XIV) in Louvain-la-Neuve.
2nd Jul 2014 Congratulations to Aileen Frost who was selected to present a poster at the 14th Annual RSC Postgraduate Fluorine Group Meeting in St. Andrews.
9th Jun 2014 Our review article concerning the Hydrogen bond directed epoxidation of allylic alcohols and amines has been highlighted as a HOT article in Organic & Biomolecular
Chemistry. [View Journal Page]
16th May 2014 Steve's h-index (Web of Science) has increased to 55.
6th Apr 2014 Congratulations to the SGD group football team who were 'unbeaten' in the annual Catalyst football tournament.
28th Mar 2014 Charlotte Zammit's paper on the asymmetric synthesis of C(5)-substituted transpentacins via a diasereoselective Ireland–Claisen protocol has been selected as a HOT article in Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry.
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26th Feb 2014 Rushabh Shah's Organic Letters paper, on the asymmetric synthesis of the natural product nakinadine A, has been selected as an ACS Editors' Choice Article.
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21st Feb 2014 Steve was awarded the degree DR HONORIS CAUSA from the University of Salamanca. He is only the third chemist to receive this honour, the previous two recipients being Sir Derek Barton (1995) and Steve Ley (2005). The University of Salamanca is one of the oldest universities in the world and only awards three honorary doctorates per year.
27th Nov 2013 Rushabh Shah's paper on the synthesis of the marine natural product nakinadine C has been highlighted on the cover of Tetrahedron Letters. [View Journal Page]
12th Nov 2013 Congratulations to Dr Rushabh Shah on the completion of his D.Phil.
8th Nov 2013 Congratulations to Kristína Csatayová who was selected to present a poster at the RSC Organic Division Poster Symposium 2013 in London.
31st Oct 2013 Congratulations to Aude Figuccia on being awarded a poster prize at the Pfizer Neusentis Symposium in Oxford.
1st Oct 2013 Congratulations to Aude Figuccia on being selected to attend the Syngenta Postgraduate Scholarships Workshop at Jealotts Hill.
12th Sep 2013 Congratulations to Marta Brambilla who was the only D.Phil. student from Oxford to be selected to attend a drug discovery workshop in Spain, hosted by Eli Lilly.
26th Jul 2013 Steve's walking tour of the University of Oxford's Botanic Garden highlighted the work of Sir Robert Robinson who was awarded the 1947 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "his investigations on plant products of biological importance, especially the alkaloids".