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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...

December 5, 2019

C&EN is taking votes for the molecule of the year 2019. Our antiaromatic nanocage is one of the candidates. If you like our cage, please vote for us, here!

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!

August 21, 2019

Congratulations to Lillian Ma on passing her PhD viva! Lillian was examined by Professor Silvia Marchesan (University of Trieste) and Professor Dominic Wright (University of Cambridge). Lillian is now taking time off before she chooses whether to pursue a career outside of academia. 

August 16, 2019

The group enjoys its traditional summer garden party and BBQ. Luckily we managed to pick a day that avoided the rain. 

July 16, 2019

Dr Felix Rizzuto, formerly a PhD student in the group has been selected as one of the 45 finalists for the Reaxys PhD Prize 2019. He was selected for his publication “Stereochemical plasticity modulates cooperative binding in a CoII12L6 cuboctahedron” in Nature Chemistry. Link

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