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Gemma Parker

Gemma PhD

PhD: 2016 - 2020

Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry of Entangled Ligands Derived from a Pybox-Based Macrocycle

Destination: Senior research scientist at New Zealand pharmaceuticals
2019: Organometallics Poster Prize – EuCOMC 2019
2018: Poster Prize – Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium


  1. G. L. Parker, R. Van Lommel, N. Roig, M. Alonso and A. B. Chaplin. Modulation of Metal Carbonyl Stretching Frequencies in the Second Coordination Sphere through the Internal Stark Effect. Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202202283Link opens in a new window.
  2. G. M. Parker, S. Lau, B. Leforestier and A. B. Chaplin. Probing the Donor Properties of Pincer Ligands Using Rhodium Carbonyl Fragments: An Experimental and Computational Case Study. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 3791 – 3798Link opens in a new window.