2015 Publications


Attard T.M., McElroy, C.R., Hunt & A.J. (2015) Economic assessment of supercritical CO2 extraction of waxes as part of a maize stover biorefinery. Int J Mol Sci, 16(8), 17546–17564.

Attard, T.M., McElroy, C.R., Rezende, C.A., Polikarpov, I., Clark, J.H. & Hunt, A.J. (2015). Sugarcane waste as a valuable source of lipophilic molecules. Industrial Crops and Products, 76, 95–103.

Attard, T.M., Theeuwes, E., Gomez, L.D., Johansson, E., Dimitriou, I., Wright, P., Clark, J.H., McQueen Mason, S. & Hunt, A.J. (2015). Supercritical extraction as an effective pre-treatment step in a maize stover biorefinery. RSC Advances. 5, 43831-43838.

Bhardwaj, M., Sahi, S., Mahajana, H., Paul, S. & Clark, J.H. (2015). Novel heterogeneous catalyst systems based on Pd(0) nanoparticles onto amine functionalized silica-cellulose substrates [Pd(0)-EDA/SCs]: Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity toward C–C and C–S coupling reactions in water under limiting basic conditions. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical,408, 48–59.

Borisova, A., De Bruyn, M., Budarin, V. L., Shuttleworth, P. S., Dodson, J. R., Segatto, M. L. & Clark, J. H. (2015), A Sustainable Freeze-Drying Route to Porous Polysaccharides with Tailored Hierarchical Meso- and Macroporosity. Macromol. Rapid Commun, 36(8), 774-9.

Budarin, V.L., Clark, J.H., Henschen, J., Farmer, T.J., Macquarrie, D.J., Mascal, M., Nagaraja, G.K & Petchey, T. (2015). Processed lignin as a byproduct of the generation of 5-(chloromethyl)furfural from biomass: a promising new mesoporous material. ChemSusChem, 8(24), 4172-9.

Budarin, V.L., Shuttleworth, P.S., De bruyn, M., Farmer, T.J., Gronnow, M.J., Pfaltzgraff, L., Macquarrie, D.J. & Clark, J.H. (2015). The potential of microwave technology for the recovery, synthesis and manufacturing of chemicals from bio-wastes. Catalysis Today, 239, 80-89.

Budarin, V. L., Shuttleworth, P. S., White, R. J., & Clark, J. H. (2015). From polysaccharides to starbons®. Green Chemistry, 2015-January(32), 53-81.

Castro-Osma, J.A., Comerford, J.W., Heath, S., Jones, O., Morcillo, M. & North, M. (2015). Quinine catalysed asymmetric Michael additions in a sustainable solvent. RSC Adv., 5, 3678-3685.

Castro-Osma, J. A., Comerford, J.W., Heyn, R.H., North, M. & Tangstad, E. (2015). New catalysts for carboxylation of propylene glycol to propylene carbonate via high-throughput screening. Faraday Discuss., 183, 19-30.

Castro-Osma, J.A., Dodson, J.R., Ingram, A.D.V., Moss, M., North, M., Quadrelli, E.A., Quintana-Go´mez, L., Reed, D.G., Styring, P. & Villa-Zaragozac, A. (2016). Highlights from the Faraday Discussion on Carbon Dioxide Utilisation, Sheffield, UK, September 2015. Chem. Commun., 52, 232–238.

Castro-Osma, J.A., North, M. & Wu, X. (2015). Synthesis of cyclic carbonates catalysed by chromium and aluminium salphen complexes. Chem. Eur. J., 21, 1–9.

Clark, J.H. (2015). Elemental Sustainability. Renewable Matter, February 2015, 22-25.

Clark, J. & Deswarte, F. (2015). Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass: Second Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.

Clark, J.H., Farmer, T.J., Hunt, A.J.& Sherwood, J. (2015). Opportunities for bio-based solvents created as petrochemical and fuel products transition towards renewable resources. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 16(8), 17101-17159.

Clark, J.H., Jones, L. & Summerton, L. (2015). Green chemistry and sustainable industrial technology – over 10 years of an MSc programme. In V. Zuin and L. Mammino (Eds.), Worldwide Trends in Green Chemistry Education. RSC, Cambridge, ch. 10, pp. 157–178.

Comerford, J. W., Ingram, I. D. V., North, M. & Wu, X. (2015). Sustainable metal-based catalysts for the synthesis of cyclic carbonates containing five-membered rings. Green Chem.,17, 1966-1987.

Ding, C., Shuttleworth, P.S., Makin, S. & Clark, J.H. & Matharu, A.S. (2015). New insights into the curing of epoxidized linseed oil with dicarboxylic acids. Green Chemistry, 17, 4000-4008.

Dodson, J.R., Parker, H.L., Muñoz García, A., Hicken, A., Asemave, K., Farmer, T.J., He, H., Clark, J.H. & Hunt, A.J. (2015). Bio-derived Materials as a Green Route for Precious & Critical Metal Recovery and Re-use. Green Chemistry, 17, 1951-1965.

Farmer, T.J., Castle, R.L., Clark, J.H. & Macquarrie, D.J. (2015). Synthesis of unsaturated polyester resins from various bio-derived platform molecules. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 16, 14912-14932.

Farmer, T.J., Clark, J.H., Gothe, M.L., Macquarrie, D.J. & Sherwood, J. (2015). p-cymenesulphonyl chloride: A bio-based activating group and protecting group for greener organic synthesis. J. Braz. Chem. Soc., 26(9), 1914-1919.

Hunt, A. J., Matharu, A. S., King, A. H., & Clark, J. H. (2015). The importance of elemental sustainability and critical element recovery. Green Chemistry, 17(4), 1949-1950.

Jiang, T., Budarin, V. L., Shuttleworth, P. S., Ellis, G., Parlett, C. M. A., Wilson, K. & Hunt, A. J. (2015). Green preparation of tuneable carbon-silica composite materials from wastes. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3(27), 14148-14156.

Martinez, J., Castro-Osma, J.A., Earlam, A., Alonso-Moreno, C.,Otero, A., Lara-Sanchez, A., North, M. & Rodriguez-Dieguez, A. (2015). Synthesis of cyclic carbonates catalysed by aluminium heteroscorpionate complexes. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 9850–9862.

Matharu, A.S., Zhang, Z., Macquarrie, D.J. & Clark, J.H. (2015). Green Materials: Adhesive properties of bio-oils derived from various biorenewable waste streams: from wood to paper to paper deinking residue. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 3 (11), 2985–2993.

McElroy, C.R., Constantinou, A., Jones, L.C., Summerton, L. & Clark, J.H. (2015). Towards a holistic approach to metrics for the 21st Century pharmaceutical industry. Green Chemistry, 17 (5), 3111-3121.

Muñoz García, A., Hunt, A.J., Budarin, V.L., Parker, H.L., Shuttleworth, P.S., Ellis, G.J. & Clark, J.H. (2015). Starch-derived carbonaceous mesoporous materials (Starbon®) for the selective adsorption and recovery of critical metals. Green Chemistry, 17, 2146-2149.

North, M. (2015). What is CO2? Thermodynamics, Basic Reactions and Physical Chemistry. In P. Styring, A. Quadrelli & K. Armstrong (Eds.). Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Closing the Carbon Cycle, Elsevier, Oxford, 3–17.

North, M. (Ed.). (2015). Sustainable Catalysis Volume 2: Catalysis Without Metals or Other Endangered Elements. In J.H. Clark, Kraus, G., Stankiewicz, A., Seidl, P. & Hu, C. (Series Eds.), RSC Green Chemistry. RSC, Cambridge.

North, M. & Styring, P. (2015). Perspectives and visions on CO2 capture and utilisation. Faraday Discuss., 183, 489-502.

North, M., Quek, S.C.Z., Pridmore, N.E., Whitwood, A.C. & Wu, X. (2015). Aluminum(salen) complexes as catalysts for the kinetic resolution of terminal epoxides via CO2 coupling. ACS Catal., 5 (6), 3398–3402.

Parker, H.L., Dodson, J.R., Budarin, V.L., Clark, J.H. & Hunt, A.J. (2015). Direct synthesis of Pd nanoparticles on alginic acid and seaweed supports. Green Chemistry. 17, 2200-2207.

Rosso, D., Fan, J., Montoneri, E., Negre, M., Clark, J.H. & Maineroa, D. (2015). Conventional and microwave assisted hydrolysis of urban biowastes to added value lignin-like products. Green Chemistry, 17, 3424-3435.

Prat, D., Wells, A., Hayler, J., Sneddon, H., McElroy, C. R., Abou-Shehada, S., & Dunn, P. J. (2015). CHEM21 selection guide of classical- and less classical-solvents. Green Chemistry, 18(1), 288-296.

Rulev, Y.A., Gugkaeva, Z., Maleev, V.I., North, M. & Belokon, Y.N. (2015). Robust bifunctional aluminium–salen catalysts for the preparation of cyclic carbonates from carbon dioxide and epoxides. Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 11, 1614–1623.

Salvador, J., Mesquita, L., Pinto, R., Clark, J.H. & Budarin, V. (2015). Starbon®400-HSO3: A green and efficient mesoporous carbonaceous solid acid catalyst for the Ritter reaction. Catalysis Communications. 69, 170-173.

Titirici, M-M., White, R.J., Brun, N., Budarin, V.L., Sheng Su, D., del Monte, F., Clark, J.H., and MacLachlang, M.J. (2015). Sustainable Carbon Materials. Chemical Society Reviews, 44, 250-290,

White, R.J. (Ed.). (2015). Porous Carbon Materials from Sustainable Precursors. In J.H. Clark & Kraus, G. (Series Eds.), RSC Green Chemistry. RSC, Cambridge.

Wu, C., Budarin, V. L., Wang, M., Sharifi, V., Gronnow, M. J., Wu, Y., Swithenbank, J., Clark, J.H. & Williams, P. T. (2015). CO2 gasification of bio-char derived from conventional and microwave pyrolysis. Applied Energy, 157, 533-539.

Yuan, Y. & Macquarrie, D. (2015). Microwave assisted extraction of sulfated polysaccharides (fucoidan) from Ascophyllum nodosum and its antioxidant activity. Carbohydrate Polymers, 129, 101–107.

Yuan, Y., & Macquarrie, D. J. (2015). Microwave Assisted Acid Hydrolysis of Brown Seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum for Bioethanol Production and Characterization of Alga Residue. Acs Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 3(7), 1359-1365.

Zhang, Z., Macquarrie, D.J., Aguiar, P.M., Clark, J.H. & Matharu, A.S. (2015). Simultaneous Recovery of Organic and Inorganic Content of Paper Deinking Residue through Low-Temperature Microwave-Assisted Pyrolysis. Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (4), 2398–2404.

Zhang, Z., Macquarrie, D. J., Clark, J. H., & Matharu, A. S. (2015). Green materials: adhesive properties of bio-oils derived from various biorenewable waste streams: from wood to paper to paper deinking residue. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 3(11), 2985-2993.

Zhang, Z., Macquarrie, D.J., De bruyn, M., Budarin, V.L., Hunt, A.J., Gronnow, M.J., Fan, Jiajun, Shuttleworth, P.S., Clark, J.H. & Matharu., A.S. (2015). Low-temperature microwave-assisted pyrolysis of waste office paper and the application of bio-oil as an Al adhesive. Green Chemistry. 17, 260-270.

Zhu, Z., Macquarrie, D.J., Simister, R., Gomez, L. & McQueen-Mason, S. (2015). Microwave assisted chemical pretreatment of Miscanthus under different temperature regimes. Sustainable Chemical Processes, 3: 15.

Zhu, Z., Simister, R., Bird, S., McQueen-Mason, S., Gomez, L. & Macquarrie, D.J. (2015). Microwave assisted acid and alkali treatment of Miscanthus biomass for biorefineries. AIMS Bioengineering, 2, 449-468.