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New Publication

Earth-Abundant Mixed-Metal Catalysts for Hydrocarbon Oxygenation James R. Pankhurst, Massimiliano Curcio, Stephen Sproules* , Guy C. Lloyd-Jones* , and Jason B. Love* Synopsis A Cu2 Pacman complex acts as a cooperative catalyst for the oxygenation of benzylic C−H bonds by organic peroxides when activated by ferric chloride … Continue reading

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Johnson Matthey CASE PhD studentship

A CASE PhD studentship (EU/UK) to work with Jason Love and Carole Morrison in collaboration with Johnson Matthey is available. http://www.chem.ed.ac.uk/sites/default/files/studentships/Dr%20C%20Morrison%20PhD%20studentship_CASE.pdf Please email Jason Love (jason.love@ed.ac.uk) or Carole Morrison (carole.morrison@ed.ac.uk) for further details.

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CRITICAT PhD Studentship available

One UK/EU studentship based at Edinburgh is available through the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Critical Resource Catalysis.  See the advert and https://www.criticat.co.uk/ for further information. http://www.chem.ed.ac.uk/sites/default/files/studentships/CRITICAT_Advert_UoE_2018.pdf    

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New publication

  Uranyl to Uranium(IV) Conversion through Manipulation of Axial and Equatorial Ligands Nicola L. Bell, Brian Shaw, Polly L. Arnold, and Jason B. Love J. Am. Chem. Soc., DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b13474 ABSTRACT: The controlled manipulation of the axial oxo and equatorial halide ligands in the … Continue reading

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Gold chemistry highlights

The University of Edinburgh have highlighted the Metal Recovery Group and its work in gold recovery from mobile phones in the University Annual Review. https://www.ed.ac.uk/about/annual-review/highlights/highlight3

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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/  

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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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