2016 Publications


Abou-Shehada, S., Clark, J.H., Paggiola, G., Sherwood, J. (2016). Tunable solvents: Shades of green. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 99, 88–96.

Alves Costa Pacheco, A., Sherwood, J., Zhenova, A., McElroy, C.R., Hunt, A.J., Parker, H.L., Farmer, T.J., Constantinou, A., De bruyn, M., Whitwood, A.C., Raverty, W. & Clark, J.H. (2016). An intelligent approach to solvent substitution resulting in the identification of a new class of levoglucosenone derivatives. ChemSusChem, 9(24), 3503-3512.

Alwehaibi, A.S., Macquarrie, D.J. & Stark, M.S. (2016). Effect of spruce-derived phenolics extracted using microwave enhanced pyrolysis on the oxidative stability of biodiesel. Green Chem., 18, 2762-2774.

Arshadi, M., Attard, T.M., et al. (2016). Pre-treatment and extraction techniques for recovery of added value compounds from wastes throughout the agri-food chain. Green Chem., 18, 6160 – 6204.

Asemave, K., Byrne, F., Farmer, T.J., Clark, J.H., & Hunt, A.J. (2016). Rapid and efficient biphasic liquid extraction of metals with bio-derived lipophilic β-diketone. RSC Adv., 6, 95789–95792.

Attard, T.M., Arshadi, M., Nilsson, C., Budarin., V.L., Valencia-Reyes, E., Clark, J.H. & Hunt., A.J. (2016).  Impact of supercritical extraction on solid fuel wood pellet properties and off-gassing during storage. Green Chemistry. 18, 2682-2690.

Attard, T.M., McElroy, C.R., Gammons, R.J., Slattery, J.M., Supanchaiyamat, N., Alvim Kamei, C.L., Dolstra, O., Trindade, L.M., Bruce, N.C., McQueen-Mason, S.J., Shimizu, S. & Hunt, A.J. (2016). Supercritical CO2 extraction as an effective pretreatment step for wax extraction in a miscanthus biorefinery. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 4(11), 5979–5988.

Bai, Y., De Bruyn, M., Clark, J. H., Dodson, J. R., Farmer, T. J., Honoré, M., North, M. (2016). Ring opening metathesis polymerisation of a new bio-derived monomer from itaconic anhydride and furfuryl alcohol. Green Chemistry, 18(14), 3945-3948.

Bhardwaj, M., Sharma, H., Paul, S., & Clark, J. H. (2016). Fe3O4@SiO2/EDAC-Pd(0) as a novel and efficient inorganic/organic magnetic composite: Sustainable catalyst for the benzylic C-H bond oxidation and reductive amination under mild conditions. New Journal of Chemistry, 40(6), 4952-4961.

Burange, A., Clark, J.H. & Luque, R. (2016). ‘Trends in Food and Agricultural Waste Valorization. In D. A. Atwood (Ed.), Sustainable Inorganic Chemistry (pp 43-52). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK.

Bustamante, J., Van Stempvoort, S., García-Gallarreta, M., Briers, H.K., Houghton, J.A., Budarin, V.L., Matharu, A.S. & Clark, J.H. (2016). Microwave assisted hydro-distillation of essential oils from wet citrus peel waste. Journal of Cleaner Production, 137, 598–605.

Byrne, F.P., Jin, S., Paggiola, G., Petchey, T.H.M., Clark, J.H., Farmer, T.J., Hunt, A.J., McElroy, C.T. & Sherwood, J. (2016). Tools and techniques for solvent selection: Green solvent selection guides. Sustainable Chemical Processes, 4(7),DOI: 10.1186/s40508-016-0051-z.

Castro-Osma, J.A., Dodson, J.R., Ingram, I.D.V., Moss, M., North, M., Quadrelli, A. Quintana-Gómez, L., Reed, D., Styring, P. & Villa-Zaragoza, A. (2016). Highlights from Faraday Discussion: Carbon Dioxide Utilisation, Sheffield, UK, September 2015, Chem. Commun., 52, 232-238.

Castro-Osma, J. A., Earlam, A., Lara-Sánchez, A., Otero, A., & North, M. (2016). Synthesis of oxazolidinones from epoxides and isocyanates catalysed by aluminium heteroscorpionate complexes. ChemCatChem, 8(12), 2100–2108.

Castro-Osma, J. A., Lamb, K. J., & North, M. (2016). Cr(salophen) complex catalyzed cyclic carbonate synthesis at ambient temperature and pressure. ACS Catalysis, 6(8), 5012-5025

Castro-Osma, J. A., North, M. & Wu, X. (2016). Synthesis of Cyclic Carbonates Catalysed by Chromium and Aluminium Salphen Complexes. Chemistry: A European Journal, 22(6), 2100-2107.

Castro-Osma, J.A., North, M., Offermans, W.K., Leitner, W. & Müller, T.E. (2016). Unprecedented carbonato intermediates in cyclic carbonate synthesis catalysed by bimetallic aluminium(salen) complexes. ChemSusChem, 9(8), 791–794.

Champagne, P. & Matharu, A.S. (2016). Brown to green and sustainable chemistry. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 2, iii-iv.

Chen, H., Wan, J., Chen, K., Luo, G., Fan, J., Clark, J. & Zhang, S. (2016). Biogas production from hydrothermal liquefaction wastewater (HTLWW): Focusing on the microbial communities as revealed by high-throughput sequencing of full-length 16S rRNA genes. Water Research, 106, 98-107.

Clark, J. H. (2016). Green and sustainable chemistry: An introduction. In L. Summerton, H.F. Sneddon, L.C. Jones & J.H. Clark (Eds.), Green and Sustainable Medicinal Chemistry: Methods, Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century Pharmaceutical Industry (pp. 1-11), RSC Green Chemistry. Royal Society of Chemistry.

Clark, J.H., Farmer, T.J., Herrero-Davila, L. & Sherwood, J. (2016). Circular economy design considerations for research and process development in the chemical sciences. Green Chemistry, 18, 3914-3934.

Clark, J. H., Hunt, A. J., Moity, L., & Sherwood, J. (2016). Renewable solvent selection in medicinal chemistry. In L. Summerton, H.F. Sneddon, L.C. Jones & J.H. Clark (Eds.), Green and Sustainable Medicinal Chemistry: Methods, Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century Pharmaceutical Industry (pp. 28-40), RSC Green Chemistry. Royal Society of Chemistry.

Comerford, J.W., Hart, S.J., North, M. & Whitwood, A.C. (2016). Homogeneous and silica-supported zinc complexes for the synthesis of propylene carbonate from propane-1,2-diol and carbon dioxide. Catal. Sci. Technol., 6, 4824-4831.

Comerford, J.W. Ingram, I.D.V., North, M. & Wu, X. (2016). Catalytic cyclic carbonate synthesis with sustainable metals. In D. A. Atwood (Ed.), Sustainable Inorganic Chemistry (pp 385-398). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK.

De bruyn, M., Fan, J., Budarin, V.L., Macquarrie, D.J., Gomez, L.D., Hallam, R., Farmer, T.J., Raverty, W., McQueen-Mason, S.J. & Clark, J.H. (2016). A new perspective in bio-refining: levoglucosenone and cleaner lignin from waste biorefinery hydrolysis lignin by selective conversion of residual saccharides. Energy Environ. Sci., 9, 2571-2574.

Durá, G., Budarin, V.L., Castro-Osma, J.A.,Shuttleworth, P.S., Quek, S.C.Z., Clark, J.H. & North, M. (2016). Importance of micropore–mesopore interfaces in carbon dioxide capture by carbon-based materials. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 55(32), 9173–9177.

Edo, M., Budarin, V., Aracil, I., Persson, P-E. & Jansson, S. (2016). The combined effect of plastics and food waste accelerates the thermal decomposition of refuse-derived fuels and fuel blends. Fuel, 180, 424–432.

Fan, J., Budarin, V., Gronnow, M. J., & Clark, J. H. (2016). Low-temperature microwave pyrolysis and large scale microwave applications. In G. Stefanidis & A. Stankiewicz (Eds.), Alternative Energy Sources for Green Chemistry (pp. 64-92), RSC Green Chemistry. Royal Society of Chemistry.

Farmer, T.J., Bai, Y., De bruyn, M., Clark, J.H., Dodson, J.R., Honoré, M., Ingram, I., Naguib, M., Whitwood, A.C. & North, M. (2016). Ring opening metathesis polymerisation of a new bio-derived monomer from itaconic anhydride and furfuryl alcohol. Green Chem., 18, 3945-3948.

Farmer, T.J., Clark, J.H., Macquarrie, D.J., Ogunjobi, J.K. & Castle, R.L. (2016). Post-polymerisation modification of bio-derived unsaturated polyester resins via Michael Additions of 1,3-dicarbonyls. Polymer Chemistry, 7, 1650-1658.

Gao, Q., Budarin, V.L., Cieplik, M.K, Gronnow, M. & Jansson, S. (2016). PCDDs, PCDFs and PCNs in products of microwave-assisted pyrolysis of woody biomass - Distribution among solid, liquid and gaseous phases and effects of material composition. Chemosphere, 145, 193-199.

Gao, Q., Cieplik, M.K., Budarin V.L., Gronnow M. & Jansson, S. (2016). Mechanistic evaluation of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin, dibenzofuran and naphthalene isomer fingerprints in microwave pyrolysis of biomass. Chemosphere, 150, 168-175.

Hunt, A. J., Farmer, T. J., Sherwood, J. R., Parker, H. L., & Moonen, K. (2016). N-Butylpyrrolidinone as a dipolar aprotic solvent for organic synthesis. Green Chemistry, 18(14), 3990-3996.

Ingram, I.D.V., North, M. & Wu, X. (2016). Halide free synthesis of cyclic and polycarbonates. InP. Tundo, L. N. He, E. Lokteva and C. Mota (Eds.), Chemistry Beyond Chlorine (pp 413-434). Springer, Berlin.

Jin, S., Hunt, A.J., Clark, J.H. & McElroy, C.R. (2016). Acid-catalysed carboxymethylation, methylation and dehydration of alcohols and phenols with dimethyl carbonate under mild conditions. Green Chemistry. 18, 5839-5844.

Kour, M., Paul, S., Clark, J.H., Gupta, V.K. & Kant, R (2016). Preparation and characterization of Lewis acid grafted sulfonated carbon@titania composites for the multicomponent synthesis of 4H-pyrimido[2,1-b]benzothiazoles and benzoxanthenones under solvent-free conditions. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 411, 299–310.

Lanctôt, A. G., Attard, T. M., Sherwood, J., McElroy, C. R., & Hunt, A. J. (2016). Synthesis of cholesterol-reducing sterol esters by enzymatic catalysis in bio-based solvents or solvent-free. RSC Advances, 6(54), 48753-48756.

Marriot, M., Thomas-Oates, J., Bergström, E., Hunt, A.J. & Clark, J.H. (2016). Effect of rate of pyrolysis on the textural properties of naturally-templated porous carbons from alginic acid. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 121, 62–66.

Martínez, J., Castro-Osma, J.A., Alonso-Moreno, C., Rodríguez-Diéguez, A., North, M., Otero, A. & Lara-Sánchez, A. (2016). One-component aluminium(heteroscorpionate) catalysts for the formation of cyclic carbonates from epoxides and carbon dioxide. ChemSusChem. 10(6), 1175–1185.

Matharu, A. S., Ding, C., & Tian, G. (2016). Adipic acid-glutaric anhydride-epoxidised linseed oil biobased thermosets with tunable properties. Mater. Today, 7, 51–58.

Matharu, A. S., Houghton, J. A., Clark, J. H., Lucas-Torres, C., & Moreno, A. (2016). Acid-free microwave-assisted hydrothermal extraction of pectin and porous cellulose from mango peel waste: towards a zero waste mango biorefinery. Green Chemistry. 18, 5280-5287.

Matharu, A. S., de Melo, E. M., & Houghton, J. A. (2016). Opportunity for high value-added chemicals from food supply chain wastes. Bioresource Technology, 215, 123-130

Matharu, A.S. & Macquarrie, D.J. (2016). In celebration of the 65th birthday of Professor James Clark. Green Chemistry, 18, 3469-3470.

North, M. (2016). Across the Board: Michael North. ChemSusChem, 9(16), 2012-2014.

Paggiola, G., Van Stempvoort, S., Bustamante, J., Vega Barbero., J. M., Hunt, A.J. & Clark, J.H. Can bio-based chemicals meet demand? Global and regional case-study around citrus waste-derived limonene as a solvent for cleaning applications. Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining, 10(6), 686–698.

Pellis, A., Guebitz, G.M. & Farmer, T.J. (2016). On the effect of microwave energy on lipase-catalyzed polycondensation reactions. Molecules, 21(9), 1-11.

Rulev, Y.A., Gugkaeva, Z.T., Lokutova, A.V., Maleev, V.I., Peregudov, A.S., Wu, X., North, M. & Belokon, Y.N. (2016). Carbocation-polyol systems as efficient organic catalysts for the preparation of cyclic organic carbonates. ChemSusChem, 10(6), 1152–1159.

Rulev, Y. A., Larionov, V. A., Lokutova, A. V., Moskalenko, M. A., Lependina, O. G. L., Maleev, V. I., North, M. & Belokon, Y. N. (2016). Chiral Cobalt(III) Complexes as bifunctional Brønsted acid-Lewis base catalysts for the preparation of cyclic organic carbonates. ChemSusChem, 9(2), 216-222.

Saez-Martinez, F.J., Lefebvre, G., Hernández, J.J. & Clark, J.H. (2016). Drivers of sustainable cleaner production and sustainable energy options. Journal of Cleaner Production, 138(1), 1-7.

Sherwood, J., Clark, J.H., Farmer, T.J., Herrero-Davila, L. & Moity, L. (2016). Recirculation: A new concept to drive innovation in sustainable product design for bio-based products. Molecules, 22(1), 1-17.

Sherwood, J., Parker, H.L., Moonen, K., Farmer, T.J. & Hunt, A.J. (2016). N-Butylpyrrolidinone as a dipolar aprotic solvent for organic synthesis. Green Chem., 2016, 18, 3990—3996.

Summerton, L. & Constandinou, A. (2016). Beyond mass-based metrics: evaluating the greenness of your reaction. In L. Summerton, H. F. Sneddon, L. C. Jones & J. H. Clark (Eds.),  Green and Sustainable Medicinal Chemistry: Methods, Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century Pharmaceutical Industry, (pp 41-53). Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.

Summerton, L., Sneddon, H.F., Jones, L.C. & Clark, J.H. (2016). Green and Sustainable Medicinal Chemistry: Methods, Tools and Strategies for the 21st Century Pharmaceutical Industry. In J.H. Clark et al. (Series Eds.), RSC Green Chemistry. RSC, Cambridge.

Summerton, L., Taylor, R.J.& Clark, J.H. (2016). Promoting the uptake of green and sustainable methodologies in pharmaceutical synthesis: CHEM21 education and training initiatives. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 4, 67 – 76.

Tony, M.A., Parker, H.L. & Clark, J.H. (2016). Treatment of laundrette wastewater using Starbon and Fenton’s reagent. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A., 51(11), 974–979.

White, R.J., Shuttleworth, P.S., Budarin, V.L., De bruyn, M., Fischer, A. & Clark, J.H. (2016). An interesting class of porous polymer - Revisiting the structure of mesoporous α-D-polysaccharide gels. ChemSusChem. 9(3), 280-288.

Wu, X., Castro-Osma, J.A. & North, M. (2016). Synthesis of chiral cyclic carbonates via kinetic resolution of racemic epoxides and carbon dioxide. Symmetry, 8(1), 4.

Xia, H., Houghton, J. A., Clark, J. H., & Matharu, A. S. (2016). Potential utilization of unavoidable food supply chain wastes – valorisation of pea vine wastes. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 4(11), 6002–6009.

Zhu, Z., Rezende, C. A., Simister, R., McQueen-Mason, S. J., Macquarrie, D. J., Polikarpov, I., & Gomez, L. D. (2016). Efficient sugar production from sugarcane bagasse by microwave assisted acid and alkali pretreatment. Biomass & Bioenergy, 93, 269-278.