The Group

We are based in the GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry, a state-of-the-art research facility located on the Jubilee Campus of the University of Nottingham. Our group consists of PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and undergraduate students funded by research councils, charities and the chemical industry.

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Current Group (2018 Summer Retreat in the Peak District)

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Principal Investigator:

Dr Ross Denton

RMD bio picRoss began his research career at The University of Nottingham, carrying out his PhD studies with Professor Jim Anderson. Following the completion of his doctoral research he moved to The Scripps Research Institute in California as a postdoctoral fellow in the group of Professor K.C. Nicolaou. Returning to the UK he carried out further postdoctoral studies with Professor Steven Ley, CBE, FRS at Cambridge University. He returned to Nottingham to begin his independent research career in 2008 as a fixed term Lecturer in Organic Chemistry. In 2009 he was appointed to a Lectureship in Organic Chemistry, promotion to Associate Professor followed in 2016.

Postdoctoral Research Associates:

Dr Valentin Magne (funded by EPSRC grant EP/R030693/1)

PhD students:

Rebecca Rowles – PhD student (joint project with Prof. Chris Hayes CASE collaboration with AstraZeneca)

Dean Wheeler – PhD student (iCASE collaboration with Syngenta)

Ted Thornton – PhD student (CASE collaboration with AstraZeneca)

Emma Stoll – PhD student (CASE collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline)

Robert Arnold – PhD student

Alex Scollan – PhD student

Rhydian Beddoe – PhD student (CDT collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline)

Natalie Charlesworth – PhD student (CASE collaboration with AstraZeneca)

James Wilson – PhD student (CDT collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline)

Ben Scrafield – PhD student (CDT)

Nick Atkinson – PhD student (CASE collaboration with AstraZeneca)

 

Former Group Members  click here for our Facebook group

Jack Sanders, MSci project student

Paige Rist, MSci project student – now PhD student at Birmingham

Rhona Savin – MSci project student – now CDT PhD student here at Nottingham

Jose Manuel, visiting postdoctoral research associate from Cadiz, Spain

Liam Donnelly, summer student

Paige Rist, summer student

Dr Adam Fearnley, PhD student – now at Charnwood Molecular

Dr Charlotte Chapman, PhD student

Dr Andrew Shannon-Little, PhD student

Adam Dernie, MSci project student

Declan Summers, MSci project student – now PhD student at GSK/Strathclyde

Radmila Faizova, MSci project student – now PhD student

Amy Guest, MSci project student

Jake Hiom, MSci project student

Lucy Wilson, Pfizer Neusentis Summer Student – now PhD student at Imperial College London

Sam Quinn, Pfizer Neusentis Summer Student – now PhD student here at Nottingham

Petra Lindovska, 4th Year Project Student and Nuffield Bursary Summer Student – now PhD student at M.I.T. USA.

Joshua Moore, 4th Year Project Student – now Research Scientist at Croda.

Larry Xiechao Gui, 4th Year Project Student and Nuffield Bursary Summer Student

Rasa Mutore, 4th Year Project Student

Adria M. Galofre, Erasmus Student, now PhD student

Beatrice Adeniran, 4th Year Project Student – now PhD student with Prof. Robert Makoya (Nottingham)

Dr James Scragg, 4th Year Project Student and PhD Student – now teaching Chemistry

Dr Jie An, PhD Student – now an academic at China Agricultural University

Samuel Miller, 4th Year Project Student – now PhD student with Prof. Mike George and Martyn Poliakoff (Nottingham)

Mark Jackson, 4th Year Project Student and PhD student (collaboration with Prof. Steve Liddle)

Dr Xiaoping Tang, PDRA – now PDRA with Prof. Richard Whitby at Southampton

Dr Jan Saska, 4th Year Project Student, PhD student and PDRA – now PDRA with Prof. Mark Mascal at U.C. Davis, California

Dr James Cuthbertson, PDRA – now a Royal Society University Research Fellow here in the School of Chemistry

Dr Keith Andrews, PhD student and PDRA – now a PDRA with Prof. Harry Anderson at Oxford

Harry Whan, 4th year MSci student

Kirsty Atkins, 4th year MSci student

Elliot Scott, 4th year MSci student

Callum Moir – 4th year MSci student

Sarah Butler – 4th year MSci student

Shusha Mahdy – 4th year MSci student

Lina Sytchenko – 4th year MSci student

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