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Gemma Parker



PhD student investigating the synthesis and applications of transition metal-based [2]rotaxanes featuring pybox-based macrocycles.

ORCID = 0000-0002-3048-6828


2018: Poster Prize – Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium
2016 – present: ERC funded studentship.

2012 – 2016: MChem, Durham University.

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Email: g.parker.3(at)
Twitter: @GemmaParker0110

Publications and contributions to symposia

  1. G. L. Parker and A. B. Chaplin. Synthesis of Entangled Ligands Derived from Pybox-Based Macrocycles. Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Meeting (MASC), Lancaster, UK, 2018.
  2. G. L. Parker and A. B. Chaplin. Nickel-Templated Synthesis of a [2]Catenane. Dalton 2018 – A Joint Meeting of Dalton Division Interest Groups, Coventry, UK, 2018.
  3. G. L. Parker, L. K. Smith and I. R. Baxendale. Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 1645 – 1652.