Ph.D. Theses

** - Faculty of Science Doctoral Thesis Commendation

Name
Year
Thesis Title
40. Magdalene Teh
2019
Hypervalent Iodine(III) Oxidants in Gold Catalysis
39. Eduardo Nieto-Sepulveda
2019
Borane-catalysed Alkyne Hydroboration
38. Ariana Jones
2019
Developments in reaction monitoring by NMR
37. Veronica Forcina
2019
Ruthenium Alkylidene Metathesis
36. Matthew Robinson
2018
Ortho-Subsituted Arylsilanes in Oxidative Gold Catalysis
35. Katherine Geoghegan
2018
Boronic Acid Speciation in Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling
34. Tom Corrie
2017
Intramolecular Direct Arylation
33. Jorge González González
2016
MIDA Boronates Hydrolysis
32. Paul Cox
2016
Protodeboronation
31. Nicholas Taylor
2016
Borane Transfer Reactions
30. Joseph Tate
2016
O-Aryl Imidates, Isoureas and Thiocarbamates
29. Ruth Dooley
2016
Isomerisation of Palladium π-Allyl Complexes 
28. Carl Poree
2015
In Situ Diazomethane Generation and the Palladium-Catalysed Cyclopropanation of Alkenes
27. Robert Cox
2015
Ullmann Etherification
26. Tomas Daugirdas Racys
2014
Synthesis Of Multifunctional Ensembles For Asymmetric Catalysis And Chiral Recognition
25. Liam Ball
2014
Oxidative Gold Catalysis**
24. Bertram Ong
2012
Mechanistic Understanding of the Reactions of Benzynes
23. Alastair Lennox
2012
Organotrifluoroborate Preparation, Coupling and Hydrolysis**
22. Louise Evans
2010
Ion-Pairing in Allylic Alkylation**
21. Joseph Renny
2010
The Newman-Kwart Rearrangement: Molecularity and Catalysis
20. David Sale
2010
Mechanistic Aspects of Palladium-Catalysed Allylic Alkylayion Employing the Trost Standard Ligand**

19. Emane Filali

2009
Synthesis and Resolution of a Pentadeuterated Monodentate P-Chiral Phosphine and Conversion of an Isotopically Desymmetrised Trost Modular Ligand
18. Alan Robinson
2008
Novel Catalysts and Additives for Ruthenium-Based Metathesis Systems
17. Emily Tan
2008
Mechanistic Investigations on Palladium Catalysed Isomerisations
16. Jennifer Slaughter
2007
Mechanistic Studies of Asymmetric Homoallylic Vinylcyclopropanation
15. William Dennis
2007
Development and Mechanism of a Catalysed Newman-Kwart Rearrangement (MSc)
14. Alison Hester
2006
The Anionic Thia-Fries Rearrangement
13. Gareth Owen-Smith
2006
Reactions of Heterocyclic Carbenes - Complexation, Dimerisation and C-H Insertion
12. Robert Margue
2006
Mechanistic Investigations of Enyne Ring-Closing Metathesis Reactions Catalysed by Ruthenium-Based Systems
11. Philip Wall
2005
Development and Mechanism of Asymmetric Indium-Mediated Homoallylic Cyclopropanation
10. Amanda Tyler-Mahon
2005
The Effect of Alkene Substitution in the Palladium Catalysed Cycloisomerisation of Dienes
9. Paul Slatford
2004
The Palladium Catalysed Cycloisomerisation of 1,6-Dienes: A Mechanistic Study
8. Alan Dyke
2004
Novel C2-symmetric N,N-donor Ligands and The Anionic Thia-Fries Rearrangements of Aryl Triflates
7. Neil Hodnett
2003
A Novel Method for Screening Asymmetric Catalysts
6. Laure Gouriou
2003
Mechanistic Studies on Metal Catalysed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation Reactions
5. Robert Woodward
2002
Synthesis, Structure and Stereodynamics of a N,N-chiral 'Proton Sponge'
4. Rosie Stentiford
2001
Indium Mediated Cyclopropanations
3. Katy Bray
2001
Investigations into the Cycloisomerisation of 1,6-Dienes
2. Neil Hunt
2001
The Synthesis and Utility of a Novel Family of Atropisomeric N,N-ligands
1. Sue Stephen
2000
The Study of Memory Effects in Allylic Alkylation
    Guy Lloyd-Jones
1992
Catalytic Hydrometallation