• 08/12/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    Catalysis Science and Technology, Novel N,O-Cu(OAc)2 complex catalysed diastereo- and enantioselective 1,4-addition of glycine derivatives to alkylidene malonates

    JSF attends signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding agreement between East China University of Science and Technology and the University of Birmingham


    ~Book chapter accepted~
    In Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials

    03/11/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    Chemical Communications, Boronic acid building blocks: Tools for sensing and separation
    03/11/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    Chemical Communications, Boronic acid building blocks: Tools for self assembly
    03/11/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., In-situ surface-enhanced Raman scattering and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic investigation of coenzyme Q10 on silver electrode
    22/10/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    J. Am. Chem Soc., A Highly Selective Ferrocene-based Planar Chiral PIP (Fc-PIP) Acyl Transfer Catalyst for the Kinetic Resolution of Alcohols
    12/10/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    Analytical Chemistry, Portable Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Sensor for Rapid Detection of Aniline and Phenol Derivatives by On-Site Electrostatic Preconcentration
    11/10/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry, A Computational Investigation of the Nitrogen-Boron Interaction in o-(N,N-Dialkylaminomethyl) arylboronate Systems
    08/10/2010 Post doc Francois D'Hooge rejoins the group
    05/10/2010 Undergrads Alex Deeming and Ronald Ebanks join the group for their MSci projects
    04/10/2010 New PhD students Mark Dutton and Mathew Wright join the group
    27/10/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    Org. Lett., Diastereoselective Preparation of Azetidines and Pyrrolidines.
    03/09/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    Diols and anions can control the formation of an exciplex between a pyridinium boronic acid with an aryl group connected via a propylene linker: Chem. Commun., doi:10.1039/c0cc03099f
    23/08/2010 JSF joins the advisory board of the new RSC journal Catalysis Science & Technology
    21/07/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    Assembly of N-hexadecyl-pyridinium-4-boronic acid hexafluorophosphate mono-layer films with catechol sensing selectivity: Y.-J. Huang, Y.-B. Jiang, J. S. Fossey, T. D. James, and F. Marken,* J. Mat. Chem., 2010, doi: 10.1039/C0JM01510E
    28/06/2010 Interns Rama Byravan and Julien Gay join the group
    21/06/2010 Interns Nicholas Hobson and Alex Deeming join the group
    18/06/2010 JSF is confirmed as Visiting Professor at ECUST, Shanghai, China
    09/06/2010 Posters presented at Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation 25th Anniversary celebrations at the Japanese Embassy, London
    24/05/2010 ~Paper accepted~
    A pyridinium cation-π interaction sensor for the fluorescent detection of alkyl halides: W. Chen, S. A. Elfeky, Y. Nonne, L. Male, K. Ahmed, C. Amiable, P. Axe, S. Yamada, T. D. James, S. D. Bull* and J. S. Fossey,* Chem. Commun., 2011, doi: 10.1039/c0cc01420f
    >>Emerging Investigator Special Edition<<

    ~Paper accepted~
    Synthesis of a Highly Hydrophobic Cationic Lipid and its Structural and Thermodynamic Studies for Interaction with DNA: T. Nishimura, T. Cho, A. M. Kelly, M. E. Powell, J. S. Fossey, S. D. Bull, T. D. James, H. Masunaga, I. Akiba and K. Sakurai,* Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 2010, 83, 1010

  • 05-03-10 Sasakawa Foundation Grant Awarded to JSF: A team of 15 researchers will persue collaborative opportunities between the UK and Japan.

    04-03-10 ~Paper accepted~ Chemistry Central Journal, An ab initio and AIM investigation into the hydration of 2-thioxanthine

    19-02-10 - Co-edited by JSF: UK Japan 150 Special Edition of Chemistry-An Asian Journal

    08-02-10 ~Paper accepted~ Journal of Materials Chemistry, Cyclic Electroplating and Stripping of Silver on Au@SiO2 Core/Shell Nanoparticles for Sensitive and Recyclable Substrate of Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering

    10-01-10 Edwin M. Fossey was born

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