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Year 1 PhD Plenary Talks 2022 - Day 2

Friday 11 February 2022, 10.00AM to 12.00pm

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 2 Programme:

Session 1:  Chair: Alice Hewson (Y1 PhD, AP/MAF)
Lukas Geciauskas (Y1 PhD, AKDK/RED) 10:10 – 10:30
Sustainable photocatalysis: from bioinspired catalysts to artificial enzymes

Chloe Johnson (Y1 PhD, ASW/SBD) 10:30 – 10:50
The synthesis of Cu(I) phosphines for use in potential single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformations

Lucy Hudson (MSc, LAW) 10:50 – 11:10
Synthesis of redox-active macrocycles via successive ring expansion

BREAK 11:10 – 11:20

Session 2:  Chair: Alice Hewson (Y1 PhD, AP/MAF)
Alex Vaughan (Y1 PhD, JNM/SBD) 11:20 – 11:40
Investigating the photochemical mechanisms of new-generation photoinitiators in inkjet systems

Mathew Cross (Y1 PhD, ASW) 11:40 – 12:00
Exploring Group 9 catalysts for preparing N-substituted polyaminoboranes  


Location: C/A/101