Author Archives: Prof. Jason Love

About Prof. Jason Love

Jason Love obtained his PhD in rhenium polyhydride chemistry 1993 from Salford University working with John Spencer. Following a series of postdoctoral positions with Geoff Cloke (Sussex), Michael Fryzuk (UBC), and Martin Schröder (Nottingham) looking at alkene polymerisation, dinitrogen chemistry, and anion binding, he was awarded a lectureship and Royal Society URF (1999-2004) at Sussex in 1999. In 2001, he moved to Nottingham University and then to Edinburgh University as a Senior Lecturer in 2007 and Reader in 2010, where he is now the current Head of Inorganic Chemistry and Professor of Molecular Inorganic Chemistry. He has dabbled in chemistry across the Periodic Table, focussing at present on small molecule redox catalysis in relation to sustainability, and ligand design strategies for d- and f-element chemistry, supramolecular catalysis and metal extraction processes.

CRITICAT studentships available

If you’re interested in becoming part of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Critical Resource Catalysis (CRITICAT) then information is provided in the advert below. http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BFN015/19-phd-studentships-in-critical-resource-catalysis/   Advertisements

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Congratulations Euan!

Euan Doidge received the ‘Highly Commended’ award for his 3-minute thesis presentation in the Universitas 21 (international) competition. See http://www.universitas21.com/article/research/details/324/2017-winners for further details.

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E3-DTP PhD project available

A PhD project is available through the E3 Doctoral Training Programme on “Recycling of waste electronics using environmentally sustainable processes.” This is a joint project between Jason Love and Carole Morrison (Chemistry) and Bryne Ngwenya (Geosciences). For more information and … Continue reading

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New publication

“Deoxydehydration of vicinal diols and polyols catalyzed by pyridinium perrhenate salts” Danny S. Morris, Karlotta van Rees, Massimiliano Curcio, Mirza Cokoja, Fritz E. Kühn, Fernanda Duarte, and Jason B. Love Catalysis Science and Technology, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7CY01728F Simple ammonium and pyridinium perrhenate salts were evaluated as catalysts for … Continue reading

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Welcome to Lotte

Lotte van Rees has joined the group as a CRITICAT PhD student. She graduated from the University of Amsterdam after completing her MChem degree in ‘Molecular design synthesis and catalysis’ in 2017. She completed her Master project under the supervision of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Mareike

Marieke Hüttenschmidt has joined us from the University of Rostock for a research project working with Massimiliano Curcio on the activation of CO2 using complexes of redox-active ligands. She graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from the University of Rostock in … Continue reading

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New publication

“On the Extraction of HCl and H2PtCl6 by Tributyl Phosphate: A Mode of Action Study” Kirstian J. MacRuary, Ross J. Gordon, Richard A. Grant, Stephen Woollam, Ross J. Ellis, Peter A. Tasker, Jason B. Love & Carole A. Morrison Solvent … Continue reading

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