Wednesday, 7 October 2015

New Member - Tiphaine Chenilleau Joins the Browne Research Group

The Browne Group welcomes ERASMUS Student Tiphaine Chenilleau from Université de Nantes. Tiphaine joins us for the academic year.

Thursday, 1 October 2015

New Member - David Cutress Joins the Browne and Brophy (Aberystwyth) Research Groups

The Browne Group welcomes PhD Student David J. Cutress who joins the Browne, and Brophy (Aberystwyth) groups. Davids PhD is sponsored by the NRN Life Science Research Network Wales . David has the exciting/daunting (delete as appropriate) task of designing, synthesising and testing compounds that may inhibit liver fluke (a liver parasite). Davids project is entitled 'Towards validation of an immune suppressor protein from liver fluke as a drug target'. David studied genetics and biochemistry at Aberystwyth University IBERS receiving a first class degree along with the 'Society of Biology Top Student Award' after finishing his degree he was granted the 'Walter Idris Jones' bursary for a joint lab based project with the Geology and Microbiology departments studying novel glacial microbe species, in particular exosome vesicle activities.

Monday, 28 September 2015

New Member - Toby Sydenham Joins the Browne, Fallis & Amaroso Research Groups

The Browne Group welcomes MChem Student Toby Sydenham who joins the Browne, Fallis and Amaroso groups for his final year project.....3 supervisors, I didn't think anyone would pick that project. Toby does an excellent James Blunt impression!

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

New Members - Stefan Burger & Louis Frentzel-Beyme Join the Browne and Melen Groups

The Browne Group welcomes Stefan Burger an ERASMUS student coming from Technische Universität München (TUM) and Louis Frentzel-Beyme an ERASMUS student coming from Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Stefan and Louis join both the Browne and Melen groups for joint collaborative projects.

Monday, 6 July 2015

New Members - Alex Bukvic Joins The Browne Research Group

The Browne lab welcomes Summer student Alex Bukvic who will work on an industrially funded summer studentship. Aside from chemistry Alex enjoys white-water rafting in the south of France, although wouldn't recommend driving in a car that is at the end of its life!

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

New Member - Hubert Meissel Joins The Browne and Hammond Groups

The Browne Group welcomes Hubert Meissel who joins both the Browne and Hammond groups for his Catalysis CDT sabbatical II placement with the Catalysis CDT.

Monday, 15 June 2015

Completion of Projects in The Browne Research Group

June 2015 Congratulations to Stephen (MChem), Gareth (B.Sc.) and Krystie (B.Sc.) who finish up their projects, thanks for all of the hard work.

New Member - Laura Repusseau Joins The Browne Research Group

The Browne Research Group welcomes Laura Repusseau who joins as an ERASMUS summer student from INSA Rouen.

Monday, 1 June 2015

New Member - Quentin Bernard Joins The Browne and Harris Groups

Welcome to Quentin Bernard who joins DLB and Harris groups for 8 weeks from Pierre-Gilles de Gennes École nationale de chimie physique et biologie de Paris!

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

New Publication

Our collaborative work with Ley, Lapkin and Nolan Groups is published – Congratulations Christiane!

C. Schotten, D. Plaza, S. Manzini, S. P. Nolan, S. V. Ley, D. L. Browne*, A. Lapkin* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2015, 3, 1453-1459.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Duncan Gives Lecture at Cardiff Chemistry Conference

DLB gives a Lecture at the 14th Cardiff Chemsitry Conference and the weather holds out for our visiting speakers…..mostly!

Saturday, 9 May 2015

New Publication

DLBs review of the Flow Chemistry textbooks (Vol.1 Fundamentals & Vol.2 Applications) is published in Green Processing and Synthesis

D. L. Browne* Green Process Synth. 2015, 4, 253-253.

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Browne Research Group Awarded A Pfizer Funded Studentship

*Position Available* A Pfizer funded studentship is awarded to DLB group – please contact for details of how to apply – *position filled*

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

New Publication

Our collaborative work with the Harris group employing mechanochemistry is published

Y. Zhou, F. Guo, C. E. Hughes, D. L. Browne, T. Peskett, K. D. M. Harris* Cryst. Growth Des. 2015, 15, 2901-2907.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Duncan Presents at the Dial-a-Molecule Closed Loop Optimisation meeting at GSK

DLB was awarded a travel bursary to gives a presentation and poster at dial-a-molecule meeting on Closed Loop Optimisation, GSK, Stevenage.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

The Browne Group Attend The RSC South West Regional Meeting

DLB Gives a Lecture at the RSC South-West Regional Meeting in Reading. Cardiff Attendees were Joey, Christiane and members of the Elliott and Wirth Groups. Thanks to Mark Elliott for stepping up to the bus-driving plate and getting everyone to the gig on time! Congratulations to Rich (Wirth Group) for 1st prize poster.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Duncan Delivers New Lecture Course on Retrosynthesis

DLB delivers his *New Lecture Course* on Retrosynthesis to 3rd year students as part of the module CH3303 Advanced Organic Chemistry. The next generation of “Master Builders” are in training.

Thursday, 5 February 2015

RSC India Trip

Duncan Visits IISER Pune, India to talk at the 9th CRSI-RSC Symposium. Also had the pleasure to listen to C.N.R. Rao give a lecture.

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

RSC India Trip

The Group Visit IISER Bhopal and Duncan gives a Lecture at the symposium. One of the locals described Bhopal as 'a small town, with a population of just 2.8 million'

Thursday, 22 January 2015

New Members - Krystie Anacoura & Gareth Freeman Joins The Browne Research Group

The Browne lab welcomes B.Sc. students Gareth Freeman & Krystie Anacoura who joins the group for their final year projects.

Monday, 5 January 2015

New Member - Christiane Joins The Browne Research Group

The Browne Research Group welcomes Christiane Schotten who joins as the first PhD student! Congratulations and good luck to her on her chemical adventures, no pressure! Christiane joins from RWTH Aachen where during her B.Sc. she conducted a final year research project with Prof. Palkovits. For her M.Sc. degree she carried our projects with Prof. Wessling, Prof. Liauw, Prof. Bolm, Prof. Leitner and Prof. Lapkin (University of Cambridge). Christiane enjoys swimming, singing and board games and has promised to supply biscuits from her home town!

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Duncan Guest Edits Synlett Cluster: Progress in Organo-Fluroine Chemistry

DLB Guest Editorial and Cluster on Progress in Organo-Fluroine Chemistry appears in print in Synlett. Thanks to all of the contributors and Thieme for making this happen!

D. L. Browne* Synlett 2015, 26, 33-35.