Previous projects

Uranium for small molecule activation
Uranium-mediated reduction and binding of arenes followed by C-H activation upon addition of a borane (Nature Chem., 2012, University of Edinburgh with P. Arnold and L. Maron)

Research into low-valent uranium chemistry that activates dinitrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide (J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, University of Edinburgh, with P. Arnold and N. Kaltsoyannis)

BN containing heterocycles: From analogues of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons to persistent radicals
Synthesis and characterisation of a persistent boron-containing radical (Chem. Commun., 2010, University of Bristol, with N. Norman and C. Russell)
rsz_new_cover_radicalEPR Spectra
bipyBCl2 radical

Synthesis of a neutral NBN analogue of the aromatic flourenyl anion (Dalton Trans., 2010, University of Bristol, with N. Norman and C. Russell)

N-heterocyclic stannylene chemistry
Synthesis (Inorg. Chem., 2008) and transition metal coordination chemistry (Inorg. Chem., 2011) of new and thermally robust N-heterocyclic stannylenes (University of Bristol, with C. Russell and D. Wass)

A new synthetic route (Compt. Rend. Chim., 2010) allowed the first exploration of the coordination chemistry of trimethylsilylphosphaalkyne (Dalton Trans., 2012, University of Bristol, with M. Green and C. Russell)