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Year 1 PhD Plenary Talks 2022 - Day 1

Thursday 10 February 2022, 1.00PM to 3.00pm

Speaker(s): Various

The First Year PhD student symposium is making a return this year, featuring talks by 10 speakers from the Inorganic section, held over two days on Thursday 10 & Friday 11 February. Everyone is welcome to attend the event to find out more about the exciting projects that our new starters in the Inorganic group are conducting! All talks will be 10 minutes, with 5 minutes for questions.  

Day 1 Programme: 

Session 1:  Chair: Lukas Geciauskas (Y1 PhD, AKDK/RED)
Alice Hewson (Y1 PhD, AP/MAF) 13:10 – 13:30
Developing an electrochemical biosensor for prostate cancer detection using fluorinated sugars

Caitlin Fulton (MSc, LAW/JSL) 13:30 – 13:50
Paddlewheel porphyrins: tuning the properties of the porphyrin linker
James Metcalf (MSc, IJSF/McElroy) 13:50 – 14:10
Pd nanocatalysts on Starbon for pharmaceutically relevant synthesis
BREAK 14:10 – 14:20
Session 2:  Chair: Lukas Geciauskas (Y1 PhD, AKDK/RED)
Elias Alexopolous (MSc, LAW) 14:20 – 14:40
Sonogashira reactions on dimolybdenum paddlewheel complexes at the ligand periphery

Stuart Smith (Y1 PhD, IJSF/POB) 14:40 – 15:00
Fit for process: palladium catalyst control in problematic Suzuki-Miyaura cross-couplings  


Location: C/A/101