3D printers up and running

We now have two new 3D printers up and running in the lab! This project is in partnership with Dr Filipe Vilela here at Heriot-Watt University along with other academics across Scotland and is funded by The Scottish Crucible (see earlier posts).

Grant success: interdisciplinary grant for 3D printing

As part of an interdisciplinary group, which formed as part of The Scottish Crucible, we applied and were successful in obtaining seed-corn funding for a project in 3D printing aiming to deliver groundbreaking outreach and research.

At the announcement ceremony at The Royal Society of Edinburgh.

PhD and Post-doctoral positions available

The lab refurbishment is almost finished and the good news is that there are two positions available. Please click on Vacancies if you are interested in doing exciting research in a brand new lab with state-of-the-art equipment!

EPSRC Grant success

My first grant proposal on Tethered cyclopentadienyl-stannylene ligands for C-H activation was assessed and given funding by the EPSRC. I’m looking forward to recruiting a post-doc for this project in the immediate future!

Welcome Reda!

Reda Ghezzal joins the group (as its first member) as an undergraduate research student over the summer. He’ll be learning the techniques we use in the group and synthesising some organometallic starting materials for use in ligand synthesis reactions.

CRITICAT PhD positions – a centre for doctoral training in critical resource catalysis

There is one week left to apply for a PhD position in the joint CRITICAT centre for doctoral training between St. Andrews, Heriot-Watt and Edinburgh Universities. Please see the vacancies page for more details. This promises to be a fantastic opportunity to learn about catalysis from many experts as well as undertake research in a field of vital importance to the future well-being of our planet.
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