Antiaromatic nanocage is C&EN’s molecule of the year 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 Ronson. #Events #Awards #Papers
C&EN’s molecules of the year for 2019, please vote!
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! #Events #Awards #Papers
Annual Christmas Dinner
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! #People #Events
Dr Ben Pilgrim presents work to HRH The Princess Royal
Dr Ben Pilgrim presented his research to HRH The Princess Royal at the Presidential Dinner of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. Ben was selected to present a poster entitled 'Stimuli-responsive molecular containers for biomimetic catalysis' covering work undertaken on his 1851 Fellowship over the past couple of years. #People #Events
Many of the group attend the RSC Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Meeting in Edinburgh. Angela, Ben, Cally, Felix, Jake and Tanya all presented posters and Jonathan gave a talk. As well as attending the packed two day program of lectures we had the chance to sample the Edinburgh Christmas markets and climb to the top of Arthur's Seat for spectacular views of Edinburgh. #Conferences #Events
Group Christmas Dinner
The annual lab Christmas Dinner was held at Wolfson College, featuring a spectacular collection of Christmas jumpers and some hilarious Secret Santa presents. #Events
Lab Wine Tasting
The Nitschke Group enjoy a tasting of 20 wines at Corpus Christi College to welcome new members at the start of the academic year. #Events