Congratulations to Dr. Denise Moran

Congratulations to Dr. Denise Moran on passing her viva! Denise worked on lipoxin A4 analogues containing heteroaromatic rings such as isoquinolines, and submitted her thesis titled “Synthesis of Stable Lipoxin A4 Analogues for Biological Evaluation”.

Andrea Zanetti receives SFI research image of the year award

Congratulations to Andrea Zanetti who received the SFI research image of the year award in 2016 for his image: ‘Organic ChemisTree, a Telescopic View’ (below).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science Foundation Ireland press release: http://www.sfi.ie/news-resources/press-releases/science-foundation-ireland-science-summit-awards-recognise-key-leaders-and-achievements-in-the-irish-research-community.html

68th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium

The 68th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium took place at Cork University on the 23-24th of June. As always the colloquium highlighted the outstanding research being conducted by the best and brightest of Ireland’s young chemists at third level institutions across Ireland. All students from the group who attended said it was a brilliant few days with lots of interesting research presented. Well done to Jinju James for her poster presentation.

Third Year Talks

Well done to the third year PhD students Cian Kingston, Andrea Zanetti, Kevin Gahan and Brian Fitzpatrick who all presented their research at the Dublin Chemistry Third Year Talks Day on the 31st of May hosted by Trinity College Dublin.

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Nottingham

Well done to Dr. Christopher Nottingham on passing his PhD viva today!

Chris has made some terrific advances in his research and submitted his thesis entitled “A novel family of ferrocene-containing ligands for asymmetric catalysis and the rational design of a “privileged scaffold” mimic”.

Congratulations to Dr. Kieran Connole

Congratulations to Dr. Kieran Connole on passing his Viva!

Kieran worked on developing new axially chiral ligands and has submitted his thesis entitled “Synthesis, Resolution & Application of Electronically Varied Chiral P,N Ligands in Asymmetric Catalysis”.