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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Fully-Automated Robotic System For Intelligent Chemical Reaction ScreeningFairlamb, Professor IJUniversity of YorkChemistry 201,478
A Robot ChemistKing, Professor RUniversity of Manchester, TheComputer Science 243,280
AA-STARR: Aromatic Amine Synthesis by Tapping Aminium Radical ReactivityMarsden, Professor SPUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 402,890
Application by the School of Chemistry and the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, for enhanced single-crystal X-ray diffraction facilitiesBochmann, Professor MUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 616,064
Artificial and Augmented Intelligence for Automated Scientific DiscoveryFrey, Professor JGUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 1,014,318
Asymmetric Catalytic PhotochemistrySmith, Dr CUniversity of ReadingChemistry 99,389
Automating the Synthetic Chemistry Landscape in Bristol: Accelerating Impact and ApplicationAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 766,927
Autonomous Discovery of Functional Small MoleculesNelson, Professor ASUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,245,808
Axonium ions - a new tool for organocatalysis and molecular recognition.Knipe, Dr P CQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 99,123
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of BathChemistry 1,062,652
Catalytic C-H Activation of Aliphatic AminesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 642,774
Catalytic chemistry for methanol oxidation: a study into mechanism and utilityDonohoe, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 980,230
Catalytic Synthesis and Functionalisation of a Universal Aryl-Sulfur IntermediateBall, Dr LUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 100,733
C-H Functionalisation of Cyclic Ethers: New Routes to 3-D Fragments, Scaffolds and PharmaceuticalsO'Brien, Professor PUniversity of YorkChemistry 453,038
C-H functionalisation of saturated nitrogen heterocycles, building blocks for drug discoveryColdham, Professor IUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 348,643
Chemoselective cross-coupling via control of anion metathesis at Pd(II)Watson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 384,880
CO2Chem Network: Establishing the UK as World Leaders in Carbon Dioxide UtilisationStyring, Professor PUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 253,037
Complex made simple: Enantioselective radical cascades mediated by SmI2Procter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 543,719
Concise Syntheses of the Meroterpenoids: Facilitating the Discovery of New Classes of PharmaceuticalsBarrett, Professor TImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 444,656
Convergent Bidirectional Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxin CTX3CClark, Professor JUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 724,061
Copper and rhodium catalyzed dynamic kinetic asymmetric transformationsFletcher, Professor SPUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 332,835
Counter-ion Directed Enantioselective Approaches to Axially Chiral MaterialsSmith, Professor MDUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 687,920
Developing Continuous Electroorganic Catalysis - It's Got PotentialMorrill, Dr L CCardiff UniversityChemistry 395,968
Dial-a-macrocycle: a SuRE way to access macrocyclic peptidesUnsworth, Dr WPUniversity of YorkChemistry 99,922
Dial-a-Molecule Grand Challenge Network, Phase IIIWhitby, Professor RJUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 254,038
Enhancing 800 MHz NMR Capabilities at NottinghamSearle, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 965,910
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Chemical SynthesisBooker-Milburn, Professor KIUniversity of BristolChemistry 5,268,179
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 4,567,298
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable ChemistryMoody, Professor CJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 5,282,600
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthesis for Biology and MedicineDixon, Professor DJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 4,811,855
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Simon JohnUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 4,680,553
EPSRC-GSK Chair in Sustainable ChemistryLicence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,114,553
Fluorogenic biosensor immobilisation within surface modified fluoropolymer microdevices for rapid smartphone antibiotic susceptibility testingEdwards, Dr ADUniversity of ReadingPharmacy 493,473
High Intensity High Sensitivity X-ray DiffactionSchroder, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,078,365
Injectable devices for sustained ocular drug deliveryKearns, Dr VRUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Ageing and Chronic Disease 838,666
Iron-Catalysed Oxygenation with O2Xiao, Professor JUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 349,398
Long-lived Nuclear Hyperpolarization of Methyl GroupsLevitt, Professor MHUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 708,512
Mapping Pathways in Photo-Catalytic Cycles using Ultrafast SpectroscopyOrr-Ewing, Professor AUniversity of BristolChemistry 672,361
Merging Photoredox and Ruthenium Catalysis for new C-H Activation ChemistryGreaney, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 393,446
Merging Photoredox with 1,2-Boronate Rearrangements: New Opportunities for Rapid Increase in Molecular ComplexityAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 705,116
Metal-free couplings for molecules, materials and bioactive targetsProcter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,146,757
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNASkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 338,533
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNAArdavan, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,772,989
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNAWinpenny, Professor REUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 470,129
New catalytic modes for carbon-carbon bond forming reactionsDonohoe, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 348,783
New Directions in Bioisostere ResearchAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 572,768
New Strategies to Nitrogen Heterocycles by Alkyne Functionalisation/6pi-ElectrocyclisationHarrity, Professor JPAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 325,040
Nucleophilic Alkaline Earth Boryls: From Conception and Theory to ApplicationHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 1,277,229
Optimal Addition Profiles to Control Reactivity and Selectivity of Catalytic ReactionsBures Amat, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 269,097
Organocatalytic Fluorinations with Fluoride SaltsGouverneur, Professor VUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 490,222
Organocatalytic Mitsunobu Activation for Streamlined Pharmaceutical SynthesisDenton, Dr RMUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 398,593
Overseas Travel Grant: From Dendralenes to Antimicrobial Decalins (Visit to Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University)Clarke, Dr PAUniversity of YorkChemistry 11,682
Partially fluorinated alkyl motifs for pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals researchO'Hagan, Professor DUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 424,425
Photo-Electro: Transforming Chemical Synthesis, Discovery and ManufactureGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,486,390
Property-Enhanced PorphyrinsChauvet, Dr A A PUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 379,306
Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR)Hii, Professor KK(Imperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 2,757,688
RS Fellow - EPSRC grant (2014): Application of Tandem Non-Covalent Interactions to the Development of New Enantioselective ReactionsPhipps, Dr RJUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 307,997
Solid-State NMR at 1.0 GHz: A World-Leading UK Facility to Deliver Advances in Chemistry, Biology and Materials ScienceBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 7,889,144
Spiroclip Technology: from Catalogue to Spirocycle in One StepUnsworth, Dr WPUniversity of YorkChemistry 367,413
Spirocycles, Carbocycles and Heterocycles: Unified Routes via Catalyst SelectionTaylor, Professor RUniversity of YorkChemistry 413,899
Synthesis and Biology of ProstanoidsAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,061,277
Synthesis and characterisation of DNA adducts derived from the bracken toxin ptaquiloside.Williams, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 354,312
Synthesis of the RNA polymerase inhibitor tagetitoxinPorter, Dr MJUCLChemistry 389,768
Tandem organocatalysis for the bi-functional modification of proteinsFascione, Dr M AUniversity of YorkChemistry 100,609
The Realisation of Fragment-Oriented SynthesisMarsden, Professor SPUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 574,490
Transmission Electron Microscopy: Essential Support for Materials SynthesisAbell, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,932,306

Total Number of Grants: 68
Total Value of Grants: £77,144,192

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).