March: Congrats to Sarah and Ignacio for their Nature Communication about "A chemically fuelled self-replicator"!
February: Congrats to Elias for his new paper about "Controlling the Kinetics of Self-Reproducing Micelles by Catalyst Compartmentalization in a Biphasic System"! Link
February: Congrats to Reece for his new paper about the "Desymmetrization of meso-bisphosphates using copper catalysis and alkylzirconocene nucleophiles"! Link
January: Congrats to Joseph and Thomas for their new paper about Trapping Zirconium Enolates! Link
November: Congrats to Lucy, who has won the Lily Prize for Organic Chemistry Research! She is also runner up in the Syngenta Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme. Well done!
October: Congrats to Sarah for winning the prize at the AstraZeneca symposium!
October: Welcome to Elena, a new Post-Doc working on the Origin of Life, Violeta, a new DPhil working on Catalysis and Yan, a new DPhil working on Origin of Life!!
September: Welcome to Ivan and Josh, our two new part IIs!
September: Congratulations to Joseph for winning the best flash talk prize in the 22nd International Conference on Organic Synthesis!
August: Congratulation to Steve, who has got the title of Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford based on "the applicant’s excellent record in research and teaching"! Source
August: Congrats to Rob who has won the poster prize at the Systems Chemistry GRC!
July: New people in the group! Welcome to Lily (Undergraduate at Somerville College), Mimi (visiting from South Carolina State) and Alba (here for 6 months from Freiburg)!
June: Congrats to Joseph for winning the poster prize at the Oxford synthesis conference (OSSC18)!
June: Congratulations to Ignacio and Sarah for their new paper in Nature Communications about "A transient self-assembling self-replicator"! To find out more, follow this link (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-04670-2).
June: Alexandre has left the CRL and will be doing an industrial placement in GSK (Stevenage) for 3 months.
June: Welcome to our new CDT rotation student Ndidi!
April: Reece has left the CRL and will be doing an industrial placement in Vertex (Abingdon) for 3 months. Enjoy your time there!
April: Nisha has her new paper about Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Geminal-Dicarboxylates on ChemRxiv! This way to read it!
April: The Fletcher group is going to the Bristol Synthesis Meeting!
April: Nod and Alex are heading to Girona, in order to attend the Girona Seminar 2018 about "Predictive Catalysis, Transition-Metal Reactivity by Design".
March: Welcome to Maria Lebedeva, our new Post Doc who will work in origin of life!
February: Mireia takes her farewell and we wish her the best of luck for the future! Welcome to our new CDT rotation student Lewis!