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2021 Christmas meal with lab-mates from Brinkert and Greenhalgh Groups
Sunshine at the end of spring term 2022
Current Group

PhD Students

Master's Students

Previous Group Members

PhD students

Haijiao Lu (2017-19) visiting from Tianjin University) –> Postdoc with Dr. Z. Yin at Australian National University


Seb, Josh, Rebecca and Haijiao 2018

MChem & MSc students

Joanna Mantaloufa (2021) --> Research Assistant, working with Prof. Julie Macpherson, Warwick

Ajanthan Panchalingam (2021)

Alex Veale (2020-21) —> Research & Development, SunChemical

Kinran Lau (2018-19) –> PhD with IMPRS-SurMat at the University of Duisburg-Essen, supervised by Prof. Stephan Barcikowski and Prof. Martin Muhler

Jack Payne (2018-2019)

Rebecca Murray-Watson (2017-18) —> PhD Imperial College London

Joshua Du Plooy (2017-18) —> Strategy Consultant, Deloitte

Stephen presents at the Synthesis and Catalysis Seminar Series

Tom braves the steps to the top of Warwick's 1.0 GHz SSNMR spectrometer

Master's Project Stories

Alex Veale completed his MChem project in 2021. Alex studied the synthesis of brand new Ti-oxo clusters, using new techniques to functionalise the surface of these clusters whilst retaining the core cluster structure. Alex's new compounds undergo photochemical excitation and following Alex's project the group are now studying the EPR spectroscopy of these intriguing compounds.

Rebecca Murray-Watson studied organocopper chemistry as precursors for Cu based nanomaterials. During Rebecca's project she uncovered the crystal structure of an organocopper coordination polymer, a structure which had eluded full structural characterisation for over 50 years! Rebecca's work is published in organometallics.