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June 30, 2020

Dr Larissa von Krbek leaves the group to take up a junior group leader fellowhip at the University of Bonn. Larissa will start her own supramolecular chemistry research lab as a Liebig fellow (VCI) at the Kekulé Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Good luck Larissa!

June 9, 2020

So, dinosaurs still roam. One encounters them occasionally at conferences, senior professors whose lengthy tenure has insulated them from salutary shifts in the broader culture. A sauropod roar recently echoed through the pages of Angewandte Chemie, in an opinion piece, now disappeared, by Tomáš Hudlický. The piece de...

March 9, 2020

Social Secretaries Zifei and Hugh outdid themselves to organize our annual wine (and cheese) tasting! It was a great success and everyone had a good time chatting over a great variety of wines and cheeses.

February 18, 2020

A recent paper published by the group has been highlighted by Chemistry World and c&en. The work describes the synthesis and application of a coordination cage-based permanently porous liquid. This material is used for the separation of small isomeric alcohols and for the gaseous sequestration of chlorofluorocarbons....

December 17, 2019

Wonderful conference. Great lineup, posters, and organisation thanks to Jennifer Hiscock, Chris Serpell, and Aniello Palma.

Tanya and Larissa gave flash presentations and Charlie presented a poster.

Former and current group members of the Nitschke group nicely self-assembled on the stairs. Featuring ...

December 9, 2019

We are really proud that C&EN awarded the antiaromatic nanocage as molecule of the year 2019! Big thanks to everyone who voted for it! This has really been a wonderful work by our colleagues Dr Masahiro Yamashina (now at Tokyo Institute of Technology), Dr Roy Lavendomme (now at University of Ghent), and Dr Tanya...

November 26, 2019

We had a very early, but nonetheless wonderful, Christmas Dinner! Thanks to Zifei and Hugh for organising and all the Secret Santas for the wonderful gifts we received! 

September 27, 2019

Dr Ben Pilgrim, a Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Research Fellow, leaves the group to take up an academic position at the University of Nottingham. Ben will start his own supramolecular organic chemistry research lab as part of the Green Chemicals Beacon of Excellence at Nottingham University. Good luck B...

September 26, 2019

Congratulations to Nguyen for winning a poster prize at the annual Chemistry Showcase, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge!

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