Invited Lectures

Forthcoming

250.  Plenary Lecture, ORCHEM, Berlin, Germany, 2018
 
249.  Invited Lecture, 10th Asian-European Symposium on Metal-Mediated Efficient Organic Synthesis, Taiwan, 2018
 
248.  Plenary Lecture, BOSS symposium, Belgium, 2018.
 
247.  Plenary Lecture, RSC NMR Discussion Group, Warwick, 2018.
 
246.  Invited Lecture, Evotec, Abingdon, 2018.
 
245.  Invited Lecture, University of Bath, 2018.
 
244.  Plenary Lecture, International Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry (ICPOC), Algarve, Portugal, 2018.
 
243.  Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitational Fellowship lecture: University of Kyoto (Uji Campus), 2018
 
242.  JSPS Invitational Fellowship lecture: University of Kyoto (Katsura Campus), 2018
 
241.  JSPS Invitational Fellowship lecture: University of Chubu, 2018
 
240.  JSPS Invitational Fellowship lecture:  University of Okazaki, 2018
 
239.  JSPS Invitational Fellowship lecture: University of Nagoya (Chemistry Dept), 2018
 
238.  JSPS Invitational Fellowship lecture: University of Tokyo (Science Dept), 2018
 
237.  JSPS Invitational Fellowship lecture: University of Tokyo (Engineering Dept), 2018 
 
236.  The Nankai Lecture in Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, China, 2018.
 
235.  Plenary lecture, Visions in Chemistry (Torkil Holm) Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018.
 
234.  Plenary Lecture, Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group, London, 2018
 
233.  Invited Lecture, Bayer, Germany, 2017
 
232.  The Vilsmeier Lecture, Regensburg, 2017.
 
231.  Invited Lecture, University of Vienna, 2017.
 
230.  Invited Lecture, Novartis, Switzerland, 2017
 
229.  Invited Lecture, Reaction Monitoring Symposium, Bath University, UK, 2017
 

2017

228.  The Merck Lecture, Boston College, USA, 2017. In situ analysis of R-Si and R-B reagents: the journey from reactants to (side)products 
 
227.  Invited Lecture, St Andrews, 2017. Postponed
 
226.  Plenary lecture, European Symposium on Organic Reactivity (ESOR), Durham, UK, 2017. Kinetics and Mechanisms of Reagent Release and Destruction  
 
225.  The Page Lecture, Huddersfield, 2017. So, how much has changed in 32 years ? 
 
224.  Invited Lecture, Darmstadt University, Germany, 2017. NMR studies of Organic Reactions and Processes 
 
223.  Plenary lecture, OMCOS 19, Jeju, Korea, 2017. Mechanism & Methodology in Catalytic and Stoichiometric Processes 
 
222.  Invited Lecture, University of York, 2017. Results not flowing: IR and NMR studies of Si and B reagents 
 
221.  Invited Lecture, Manchester, 2017. New techniques for reaction development and analysis in situ
 
220.  Invited lecture, Quantitative NMR Methods for Reaction and Process Monitoring Symposium, Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2017.
Reaction Exploration in a standard High-Field NMR Spectrometer: Time and Sample-efficiency,
 

2016

219.  Invited lecture, SciUp Winter Process Chemistry Conference, Glasgow, 2016.
Mechanisms of Release, Decomposition,  and Coupling of Boronic Acids and Organosilane Reagents
 
218.  Invited lecture, Bruker User Meeting, UK, 2016.
Reaction Monitoring by NMR – Fast
 
217.  Plenary lecture, RSC NSFC Joint Symposium, London 2016.
Snakes and Ladders on the Pathway to Mechanism
 
216.  Invited Lecture, University of Sussex, 2016.
Snakes and Ladders on the Pathway to Mechanism
 
215.  Plenary lecture, Advances in Organic Chemistry, Smolenice, Slovakia 2016.
Snakes and Ladders on the Pathway to Mechanism
 
214.  Invited Lecture, Organometallics GRC, USA, 2016
Mechanisms of Release, Decomposition, and Coupling of R-B and R-Si Reagents
 
213.  Invited Lecture, BORAM XV, Kingston, Canada, 2016
Heteroaromatic Boronic Acids in Aqueous-Organic Media
 
212. Invited Lecture, UCD, Dublin, Ireland, 2016
slow, slow, quick, quick, slow - choreographing reagents in catalysis
 
211. Invited Lecture, Eli Lilly, Windlesham, UK, 2016
slow, slow, quick, quick, slow - choreographing reagents in catalysis
 
210. Invited Lecture, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2016
2B or not 2B, and other mix-ups
 
209. The Aldrich Lecture, UBC, Canada, 2016
2B or not 2B, and other mix-ups
 
208. Invited Lecture, University of Victoria, Canada, 2016
2B or not 2B, and other mix-ups
 
207. Invited Lecture, RSC NMR group, York, UK, 2016
2B or not 2B, and other mix-ups
 
206. Invited Lectures, Catalysis Winter School, Heidelberg, Germany, 2016
"2B or not 2B, and other mix-ups" and “Snakes and Ladders on the Pathway to Mechanism”
 
205. Invited Lecture, Imperial College, London, UK, 2016
Cross-coupling reagents: understanding and controlling desired and undesired pathways
 
204. Invited Lecture, Bayer, Frankfurt, Germany, 2016
Mechanistic Studies of Reagents in Cross-Coupling Reactions
 
203. Invited Lecture, Chemical Society, Cambridge University, UK, 2016
Snakes and Ladders on the Pathway to Mechanism
 

2015

202. Invited Lecture, Pfaltz Retirement Symposium, Basel, Switzerland, 2015
The Storage and Delivery of Reagents in Catalysis
 
201. Keynote Lecture, UEA Research Day, UK, 2015
In situ interrogation of reagents by NMR
 
200. Invited Lecture, Small Molecule NMR Conference, Italy, 2015 
The Stability and Delivery of Reagents in Catalysis
 
199. Plenary Lecture, ESOC, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015 
Reagents in Catalysis: Mechanism, Design and Control
 
198. The Bristol Myers Squibb Lecture, Harvard University, 2015
B and Si Reagents: Reservoirs, Delivery, and Coupling 
 
197. The Andrew Derome Lectures, Oxford University, 2015 
What goes around, Comes Around
 
196. The Andrew Derome Lectures, Oxford University, 2015 
Reagent Provocateur 
 
195. Invited lecture, Gordon Research Conference on Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms, USA, March 2015 
Reagent Provocateur
 
194. RSC Tilden Prize Lecture, University of Belfast, UK, February, 2015
Reagent Provocateur: The Control and Release of Reagents to Catalysis
 
193. RSC Tilden Prize Lecture, Leeds University, UK, February, 2015 
Fast or Slow? the delivery of reagents to catalysis
 
192. Invited Lecture, Dundee University, Scotland, February, 2015 
Fast or Slow? the delivery of reagents to catalysis

191. Invited Lecture, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, February, 2015 
Fast or Slow ? the delivery of reagents to catalysis

190. Plenary Lecture, New Year Symposium, Aachen, Germany, January 2015 
The delivery of reagents to catalysis - when Slower can Sometimes be Better

2014

189. Plenary Lecture, 13th CSCB Symposium, UCD, Dublin, Ireland, December 2014 
Fast or Slow? the delivery of reagents to catalysis

188. Inaugural Lecture, Forbes Chair, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, November, 2014 
From World Peas to (Re)agent Provocateur

187. Invited Lecture, "Challenges in Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals" (RSC Applied Catalysis group and SCI Fine chemical group), London, November 2014 
What Goes Around, Comes Around - or Does it?

186. Plenary Lecture at GEQO XXXII conference, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, September 2014 
Getting undressed for a reaction

185. Plenary Lecture, Gregynog Synthesis Society, Wales, September 2014 
Topics that got under my skin

184. Keynote Lecture, International Symposium on Homogeneous Catalysis, Ottawa, Canada, July 2014                                                            Chemical Striptease

183. RSC Ingold Lecture, University of Durham, Feb 2014
Cats and Dogma

182. The Frost lecture, Queens University, Canada, Jan 2014
Cats and Dogma

2013

181. Plenary lecture, Regiosymposium, France, Sept 2013
Cats and Dogma, and A Catalysis Conundrum

180. Invited lecture, Gordon Research Conference on "Organic Reactions and Processes", USA, July 2013
The Odd Couple

179. Invited lecture, Muenster University, Visiting Professorship (SFB 858), Germany, June 2013
Spectators and Participants: Catalysis and Development

178. Invited lecture, Modern Synthetic Methods, Edinburgh, May 2013.
The Odd Couple

177. Plenary lecture, Twelfth Latin-American Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry (CLAFQO 12), Brazil, April 2013
The Odd Couple

176. Invited lecture, University of Geneva, Switzerland, March 2013
Cats and Dogma

175. Invited lecture, Syngenta, Switzerland, March 2013
Cats and Dogma

174. Invited lecture, University of Liverpool, UK, February 2013
Cats and Dogma

173. The Novartis Lecture, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA, February 2013
Cats and Dogma

172. Invited lecture, University of Huddersfield, UK, December 2013,
Cats and Dogma

2012

171. Invited lecture, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, December 2012
Catalysis: under the surface and in the background

170. Plenary lecture, One Day Meeting on Organic Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, October 2012
Curiosity and the cat

169. Invited lecture, SCI Fine Chemicals Group Biennial conference, "A Celebration of Organic Synthesis", Alderley Park, September 2012
Cats and Dogma

168. Plenary Lecture, 'Advances in Organic Chemistry' / 30th Conference of Slovak and Czech organic chemists, Slovakia, September 2012

167. Invited lecture, Special Symposium on International Organic Chemistry, National ACS Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, August 2012

166. Invited lecture, Gordon Research Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, USA, July 2012
Amides and Esters

165. Keynote lecture, University of Strathclyde, Organic Symposium, June 2012
Cats and Dogma

164. Invited lecture, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, June 2012
Did Curiosity Kill the Cat ?

163. The Clayton H. Heathcock Lecture, UC Berkeley, CA, USA, April 2012
Mechanism and Development of some C-X Bond-forming Processes: did Curiosity Kill the Cat?

162. Merck & Co, Rahway, NJ, USA, April 2012
Cats and Dogma

161. Invited Lecture; Hon Wai Lam RSC Hickinbottom Award Symposium, March 2012
Did Curiosity Kill the Cat?

2011

160. Keynote Lecture, AMRI Chemical Development Symposium, NY, USA, Oct 2011
Cats and Dogma

159. Boheringer-Ingelheim, Connecticut, USA, October 2011
Catalysis, Spectators and Participants

158. Prof. Dr. Hans de Vries 60th Anniversary Symposium, Maastricht, Netherlands, August 2011
Let's Twist Again

157. University College Dublin, Eire, July 2011
C-C Coupling Mechanisms: Palladium Catalysts and their Conspirators

156. Bath University, June 2011
Catalysis, Spectators & Participants

155. Birmingham University, May 2011
Catalysis, Spectators & Participants

154. 'Chiral Europe 2011', Edinburgh, May 2011
Catalysis: Subtle Changes and Profound Effects

153. University of York, April 2011
Catalysis, Spectators & Participants

152. The Novartis Chemical Sciences Lectureship, Princeton University, NJ, USA, April 2011
Studies in Catalysis: Distinguishing the Participants and the Spectators

151. University of Manchester, March 2011
Studies in Catalysis

2010

150. Award Lecture at SCI Process Chemistry Conference, Cambridge, December 2010
Reaction Scuba and Chemical Striptease

149. AstraZeneca, Avlon Celebration meeting, October 2010
Mechanism & Catalysis: where ignorance is bliss, is it folly to be wise?

148. Invited lecture at The 3rd European Chemical Congress, Nuremberg, Germany, August 2010
Mechanism and Analysis of Pd-catalyzed C-X Bond-forming Reactions

147. Imperial College London, London, UK, 2010
Pd-catalysis: mechanism and methodology

146. University of York, March 2010
Pd-catalysis: mechanism and methodology

145. University College London, London, UK, March 2010
Pd-catalysis: mechanism and methodology

144. Invited Lecture at The 2nd New Year's Symposium, RWTH Aachen, Germany, January 2010
Pd-catalysed C-X bond formation: mechanism and development

2009

143. Plenary Lecture, at "Prof. M. I. Page 65th Birthday Symposium", RSC Organic Reaction Mechanisms Group, Huddersfield, UK, December 2009
Going around in circles

142. Plenary Lecture at the Tenth Latin-American Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry (CLAFQO 10), Florianopolis, Brazil, October 2009
Cancelled due to illness

141. Plenary Lecture, at "Problem Solving in Synthesis and Process", RSC, London, UK, September 2009
Physical Organic Chemistry in Transition Metals Catalysis: Towards Informed Development and Applications

140. Invited lecture at the 12th European Symposium on Organic Reactivity (ESOR XII), Haifa, Israel, September 2009
Mechanistic Aspects of Pd-Catalyzed C-X bond-forming Reactions

139. Invited lecture at Faraday Discussion 145, Frontiers in Physical Organic Chemistry, Cardiff, UK, September 2009
Interrogation of a Dynamic Multi-catalyst Ensemble in Asymmetric Catalysis

138. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, June 2009
Palladium catalysis: Mechanism and methodology

137. Invited lecture at "Isotopes 2009", Romania, May 2009
Cancelled

136. Newcastle University, UK, May 2009
Wheels within Wheels: Catalysing Catalysis

135. Johnson&Johnson, Belgium, May 2009
One in a Million: Mechanism of Asymmetric Induction by the Trost Modular Ligand

134. University College Cork, Eire, March 2009
One in a Million: Asymmetric Allylation by a Multi-catalyst Ensemble

133. RSC Huddersfield Section, University of Huddersfield, UK, March 2009
Cancelled

132. Bristol Myers Squibb Lecture in Organic Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, February 2009
One in a Million: Asymmetric Allylation by a Multi-catalyst Ensemble

131. Half-Day Symposium, Glasgow University, UK, January 2009
Pd-catalysed C-X Bond-breaking and Bond-making Reactions: Mechanism and Development

130. Vertex Pharmaceuticals, UK, January 2009
Engaging Subcycles in Catalysis: Simple Additives to Increase Rate and Selectivity

129. Liebniz University, Hannover, Germany, January 2009
Engaging and Disengaging Catalytic Subcycles

2008

128. Invited lecture UK/Japan Joint Symposium on Asymmetic Catalysis, Kyoto, Japan, December 2008
Mode of Asymmetric Induction by the Trost Modular Ligand

127. University of Rochester, USA, November 2008
Pd-catalysed allylation: Simple, subtle and complex

126. University of Toronto, Canada, November 2008
Engaging and Disengaging Catalytic Subcycles

125. State University of New York at Buffalo, USA, November 2008
Pd-catalysed allylation - a well-understood reaction?

124. University of Sussex, UK, November 2008
Engaging and Disengaging Catalytic Subcycles

123. University of Bristol Gordon Stone Symposium, October 2008
Engaging and Disengaging Catalytic Subcycles

122. University of Zurich, Switzerland, October 2008
Engaging and Disengaging Catalytic Subcycles

121. Invited lecture at the 2008 Meeting of the International Isotope Society UK Group, Cambridge, October 2008
Aryl-O to Aryl-S Rearrangements: Isotopic Labelling, Mechanism, Side-reactions and Application

120. University of Reading, UK, October 2008
Engaging and Disengaging Catalytic Subcycles

119. University of Cambridge, UK, May 2008
Deconvoluting the Mechanism of Palladium Catalysed Addition and Isomerisation Reactions

118. University of Basel, Switzerland, Prof Dr A. Pfaltz 60th Birthday Symposium, May 2008
Allylation Revisited

2007

117. Chemistry Research Laboratory, Oxford University, UK, November 2007
Deconvoluting the Mechanism of Pd-Catalysed Addition and Isomerisation Reactions

116. University of St. Andrews, UK, November 2007
Deconvoluting the Mechanism of Pd-Catalysed Addition Reactions

115. AstraZeneca, Alderley Park ChemSoc, October 2007
Can Ligand Efficiency in Transition Metal Catalysis be Predicted?

114. Invited Lecture: Isotopes 2007 Conference, Benicasim, Castellón, Spain, May 2007
Plenary lecture: Synthesis and Deployment of 2H and 13C Labelled Probes in the Study of Pd-catalysed Reactions

113. Göteborg University, Sweden, May 2007
Designer Labels: Some recent studies in the mechanism of metal-mediated reactions

112. Plenary Lecture, Cost D40 Launch symposium, UCD, Dublin, Eire, May 2007
LFER Analysis of Transition Metal Catalysed Reactions

111. University of Muenster, Germany, April 2007
Mechanism-Informed Design of New Catalyst Systems

110. University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, Feb 2007
What Goes Around, Comes Around

109. University of Durham, UK, January 2007
Investigating the Mechanism of Transition Metal Catalysed Organic Reactions

2006

108. Cardiff University, UK, December 2006 What Goes Around, Comes Around

107. AstraZeneca External Science Symposium , Södertälje, Sweden, November 2006
Towards Predictive Transition Metal Catalysis

106. Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (Invited Lecturer Series), Institute of Organic chemistry and Biochemistry, Prague, October 2006
Studies of the Mechanism of Metal-Mediated Reactions: Using Labels to Define What Goes Where and When

105. Invited Lecture: International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC), Zaragoza, Spain, July 2006
Indium-mediated Cyclopropanation: Mechanism and Modification

104. Invited Lecture: The XXVIII Finnish NMR Symposium, Kuopio, Finland, June 2006
Physical-Organic Studies Employing Scalar, Quadrupolar And Through-Space Heteronuclear NMR Coupling

103. Invited Lecture: The IX Spring Meeting of Synthetic Chemistry, Kuopio, Finland, June 2006
Indium-Mediated Cyclopropanation: Mechanism and Modification

102. Guest Lecturer at ANORCQ VIII, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK, April 2006
Mechanistic Investigation of Catalysed Processes Involving Carbenes and their Metal Complexes

101. "Isotopes in Biological and Chemical Sciences", Gordon Research Conference, Ventura, California, USA, February 2006
Isotopic Desymmetrisation in the Study of Organometallic Reactions

100. Main Lecturer, Half day Symposium, University of Leeds, UK, February 2006
Investigating the Mechanism of Ruthenium Catalysed Enyne Metathesis

99. Department of Process Research, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Hoddesdon, UK, January 2006
Ru-Catalysed Enyne Metathesis: Elucidating Mechanisms for Inhibition and Acceleration

98. Singapore National Institute of Chemistry and the National University of Singapore, UK-Singapore Physical-Organic Chemistry Symposium, Singapore, January 2006
Catalysing Catalysis

2005

97. ICIQ, Tarragona, Spain, September 2005
Mechanistic studies of an 'organometallic' reaction

96. Stereocat 2005, Plenary Lecture, Barcelona, September 2005
Investigating the Mechanism of the Ru-catalysed Enyne Ring-Closing Metathesis Reaction

95. "Organic Reactions and Processes", Gordon Research Conference, Rhode Island, USA, July-August 2005
Investigating some Stoichiometric Organometallic Side Reactions emerging from Catalytic Organometallic Processes

94. Pre-OMCOS 13, Paris, July 2005
Exploring Organometallic Processes Emerging from Side Reactions: from Catalytic to Stoichiometric and Back Again

93. "Physical Organic Chemistry", Gordon Research Conference, Plymouth, New Hamsphire, USA, June-July 2005
Investigating the Mechanism of Ruthenium Catalysed Enyne Ring-Closing Metathesis

92. RSC Organic Division Meeting, Corday-Morgan Award Lecture, Belfast, UK, May 2005
Shaken not Stirred: Investigating the Anionic thia-Fries Rearrangement

91. ESF/EUCHEM Conference, Bürgenstock, Switzerland, April 2005
Reducing Degeneracy by adding Neutrons: Isotopic Desymmetrisation in the Study of Metal Mediated Processes

90. AstraZeneca PR&D, Macclesfield, April 2005
Metal Mediated Rearrangements: Mechanism and Methodology Development

89. SFC / French Academy of Sciences / RSC, Corday-Morgan Award Lecture, Maison de la Chimie, Paris, February 2005
Marquage Isotopique dans l'Étude de la Stéréochimie des Réactions Organométalliques

2004

88. The 5th International Symposium on Transition Metals in Organic Synthesis, Invited Lecturer, Glasgow, September 2004
Stereochemical Studies of some Pd-catalysed reactions

87. The 21st Century Centre of Excellence, Kyoto University Alliance for Chemistry, Invited Researcher:
Faculty of Engineering, Katsura Campus, Japan, March 2004
On the Yne-then-Ene versus Ene-then-Yne mechanisms for Ru-catalysed Enyne metathesis

86. The 21st Century Centre of Excellence, Kyoto University Alliance for Chemistry, Invited Researcher:
Faculty of Science, Main Campus, Japan, March 2004
Stereochemical Aspects of some Organometallic Reactions

85. The 21st Century Centre of Excellence, Kyoto University Alliance for Chemistry, Invited Researcher:
Institute for Chemical Research, Uji Campus, Japan, March 2004
On the Yne-then-Ene versus Ene-then-Yne mechanisms for Ru-catalysed Enyne metathesis

84. Imperial College (Catalysis and Advanced Materials Section), London, February 2004
Stereochemical Aspects of some Organometallic Reactions

83. RSC Organic Reaction Mechanisms Group, Winter Meeting, York, January 2004
Stereochemical Aspects of some Organometallic Reactions

Pre-2004

82. Boehringer-Ingelheim, Connecticut, USA, December 2003
Stereochemical Aspects of some Organometallic Reactions

81. DSM, Grenville, USA, December 2003 (cancelled due to closure of site)
Stereochemical Aspects of some Organometallic Reactions

80. Duke University, North Carolina, USA, December 2003
Stereochemical Aspects of some Organometallic Reactions

79. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, December 2003
Stereochemical Aspects of some Organometallic Reactions

78. AstraZeneca Academic Awards symposium, Sir James Black Center, Alderley Park, UK, November 2003
Stereochemical Aspects of some Organometallic Reactions

77. ESOC 13 (European Symposia on Organic Chemistry), Plenary lecturer, Croatia, September 2003
Hydrogen Bonding in the First Generation Proton Sponges

76. OMCOS 12 (IUPAC), invited lecturer, Toronto, Canada, July 2003
Coordination of the Trost Ligand to Palladium Allyl Fragments

75. Celltech, Cambridge UK, July 2003
Counter-ions, Resolutions and Racemates

74. Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Munich, (Liebig Lectureship) Germany, June 2003
Memory and Amnesia in Asymmetric Allylations

73. RWTH Aachen, (Liebig Lectureship) Germany, June 2003
Memory and Amnesia in Asymmetric Allylations

72. Universität Köln, (Liebig Lectureship) Germany, June 2003
Memory and Amnesia in Asymmetric Allylations

71. Max Planck Institut, Mülheim, (Liebig Lectureship) Germany, June 2003
Memory and Amnesia in Asymmetric Allylations

70. Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, (Liebig Lectureship) Germany, June 2003
Memory and Amnesia in Asymmetric Allylations

69. CHIRAL Europe 2003, London, UK, May 2003
Mechanistic aspects of Asymmetric Pd-catalysed Processes

68. RSC Pedler and Ingold Symposium, London, UK, May 2003
Transition Metal Catalysed Diene and Enyne Cycloisomerisations

67. University of Heidelberg, February 2003
Structural and kinetic aspects of selectivity in catalysis

66. École Polytechnique, Paris, February 2003
Structural and kinetic aspects of selectivity in catalysis

65. University of Paris VI (Pierre et Marie Curie), February 2003
Structural and kinetic aspects of selectivity in catalysis

64. AstraZeneca Charnwood, February 2003
Structural and kinetic aspects of selectivity in catalysis

63. Sigma-Aldrich Half day Symposium on Organic Synthesis, Edinburgh University, January 2003
Stereochemical Aspects of Molybdenum Catalysed Allylation

62. Wilson Baker Symposium, University of Bristol, UK, November 2002
Two products from the 1960's

61. AstraZeneca - Loughborough meeting, UK, October 2002
Structural and Kinetic Aspects of Selectivity in Homogeneous Catalysis

60. RSC Heterocyclic meeting, Syngenta, Jeallotts Hill Research centre, UK, September 2002
Organometallic Heterocycles as Pro-catalysts and Intermediates in Molecular Reorganisation

59. COST D24 symposium, UCD, Dublin, September 2002
Racemates: Resolutions and Asymmetric Induction

58. DSM Fine Chemicals (Catalysis Division), Geleen, Netherlands, June 2002
Counterions in Palladium Catalysis: Spectators and Participants

57. University of Aachen, Germany, June 2002
Counterions in Palladium Catalysis: Spectators and Participants

56. Bristol-Meyers-Squibb, Connecticut, USA, June 2002
Counterions in Catalysis: Spectators and Participants

55. Merck, New Jersey, USA, June 2002
Counterions in Catalysis: Spectators and Participants

54. University of Liverpool, UK, May 2002
Counterions in Catalysis: Spectators and Participants

53. GlaxoSmithKline, UK, May 2002
Counterions in Catalysis: Spectators and Participants

52. University of Fribourg, Switzerland, April 2002
Palladium catalysis with a Pinch of Salt

51. University of Geneva, Switzerland, April 2002
Palladium catalysis with a Pinch of Salt

50. University College, London, October 2001
Palladium catalysis: isomerisations, resolutions and racemates

49. AstraZeneca, Avonmouth, UK, July 2001
Palladium Catalysis with a pinch of salt

48. The 9th Conference on Stereochemistry, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2001
Plenary lecture; Stereochemical Convergence and Divergence in Asymmetric Catalysis

47. Half-day Transition-Metal Catalysis symposium, University of Sheffield, UK, May 2001
Palladium Catalysis with a pinch of salt

46. Stockholm University, Sweden, April 2001
Diallyl malonate cycloisomerisation - catalysis with a pinch of salt

45. Uppsala University, Sweden, April 2001
Stereochemical Convergence and Divergence

44. Jeol Meeting, Oxford, UK, April 2001
Isotopic Desymmetrisation as a Stereochemical and Mechanistic Probe

43. University of East Anglia, UK, March 2001
Palladium Catalysed cycloisomerisation of diallylmalonates

42. IISc, Bangalore, India, January 2001
Palladium Catalysed Cycloisomerisation Reactions

41. NCL, Pune, India, January 2001
Palladium Catalysed Cycloisomerisation Reactions

40. IACS, Jadavpur, Calcutta, India, January 2001
Palladium Catalysed Cycloisomerisation Reactions

39. IIT, Bombay, India, January 2001
Palladium Catalysed Cycloisomerisation Reactions

38. Winter School on Organometallic Chemistry, Kharagpur, India, January 2001
Stereochemical Convergence and Divergence in Asymmetric Catalysis

37. University of Warwick, UK, December 2000
Stereochemical Convergence and Divergence in Asymmetric Catalysis

36. University of Cambridge, UK, November 2000
Stereochemical Convergence and Divergence in Asymmetric Catalysis

35. University of Leeds, UK, November 2000
Stereochemical Convergence and Divergence in Asymmetric Catalysis

34. Celltech, Slough, UK, November 2000
Oligomerisation, Trojan horses, Extrapolations and Racemates in catalysis

33. University of Glasgow, UK, October 2000
Redistribution, extrapolation, and racemates in Pd-catalysis

32. University of Sussex, UK, October 2000
Stereochemical Convergence and Divergence in Asymmetric Catalysis

31. COST D12 Meeting, Fefor, Norway, October 2000
Stereochemical Convergence and Divergence in Asymmetric Catalysis

30. University of Glasgow, UK, July 2000
The Intramolecular Sanders-Yamada Experiment

29. Institute for Organic Chemistry, Basel, Switzerland, June 2000
'Proton Sponges' and the intramolecular Sanders-Yamada experiment

28. CIBA, Basel, Switzerland, June 2000
In-mediated cyclopropanation

27. KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2000
Stereochemical convergence and divergence

26. University of Huddersfield, UK, May 2000
Stereochemical convergence and divergence

25. Imperial College, London, UK, May 2000
Stereochemical convergence and divergence

24. AstraZeneca, Alderley Park, UK, February 2000
Memory effects in Pd-catalysed allylation

23. AstraZeneca, Alderley Park, UK, February 2000
Review: Pd-allyl intermediates - "beyond allylic alkylation"

22. University of Birmingham, UK, January 2000
'Proton Sponges'

21. RSC South West Regional Meeting, Exeter, UK, December 1999
In-mediated cyclopropanation

20. University of Nottingham, UK, December 1999
In-mediated cyclopropanation & bis-pyridylbinaphthalene ligands

19. SCI meeting "Metal mediated cross-coupling reactions", London, UK, October 1999
In-mediated cyclopropanation

18. post IUPAC 'OMCOS' palladium meeting, Paris, France, July 1999
Memory effects in Pd-catalysed allylation

17. Eli Lilly, Erl-Wood, UK, 1999
In-mediated cyclopropanation & Memory effects in Pd-catalysed allylation

16. Half Day Catalysis Symposium, University of Hull, UK, May 1999
Memory effects in Pd-catalysed allylation

15. Queen Mary & Westfield College, London, UK, 1999
'Proton Sponges'

14. University of Wales, Cardiff, UK, 1999
'Proton Sponges'

13. Southampton University, UK, 1999
'Proton Sponges'

12. University of Exteter, UK, 1998
'Proton Sponges'

11. Chirotech, Cambridge, UK, 1998
Memory effects in Pd-catalysed allylation

10. Manchester University, UK, 1998
'Proton Sponges' & Memory effects in Pd-catalysed allylation

9. SmithKline Beecham, Tonbridge, UK, 1998
'Proton Sponges' & Memory effects in Pd-catalysed allylation

8. Leicester University, UK, 1998
'Proton Sponges'

7. University of Bath, UK, 1998
Memory effects in Pd-catalysed allylation

6. Zeneca Agrochemicals Research Centre, Jeallott's Hill, UK, December 1997
W-catalysed allylation & In-mediated cyclopropanation

5. GlaxoWellcome Medicines Research Centre, Stevenage, UK, May 1996
W-catalysed allylation

4. EC Metal-mediated Synthesis Network, The Netherlands, October 1995
Cu-catalysed conjugate addition

3. EC Young European Organic Chemists (COST D2) meeting, Budapest, September 1995
W-catalysed allylation

2. EC Stereoselective Synthesis Network, Univ. Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 1995
W-catalysed allylation

1. "Autumn Meeting", Swiss Chemical Society, Bern, Switzerland, 1994
W-catalysed allylation