Past Events

2016 RSC Awards Symposium


20/05/2016 - 20/05/2016


9:00AM - 6:30PM


David Keir Building, Room: LG.024

The School will host an RSC Awards Symposium on Friday 20th May 2016.

Symposium programme

9.20 - 9.30 Welcome and Opening Remarks

9.30 - 10.20 Prof Barry Potter, University of Oxford (RSC Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Award) “Academic Drug Discovery: Sulfatase Inhibitors from Concept to Clinical Trial and Beyond”

10.20 - 10.40 Prof Karl Hale, QUB “Asymmetric Total Synthesis of the Antitumour Natural Product, (+)-Prunustatin A”

10.40 - 11.10 Coffee Break

11.10 - 12.00 Prof Robert Paton, University of Oxford (Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize) “Computing Cycloisomerizations – Understanding Unusual Regioselectivities and Designs for Optimal Stereoselectivities”

12.00 - 12.20 Prof Stuart James, QUB “Mechanochemical Synthesis and Holey Liquids”

12.20 - 13.30 Lunch break

13.30 - 14.20 Dr Scott Dalgarno, Heriot-Watt University (Sir Edward Frankland Fellowship) “Calixarenes as versatile supports for supramolecular coordination chemistry”

14.20 - 14.40 Prof Steven Bell, QUB “Designing Substrates for Smarter Enhanced Raman Sensors”

14.40 - 15.30 Prof Philipp Kukura, University of Oxford (Marlow Award) “A new perspective on nanoscale structure and dynamics with interferometric scattering microscopy”

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break

16.00 Prof Amos Smith, University of Pennsylvania (Perkin Prize for Organic Chemistry) “Synthetic, Bioorganic and Medicinal Research in the Smith Group”

17.00 - 18.30 Wine reception and poster session


The Symposium is proudly sponsored by ALMAC


For more information contact Dr Mark Muldoon.

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2016 RSC Awards Symposium

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Time: 9:00AM - 6:30PM
Location: David Keir Building, Room: LG.024