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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 Holistic Doctoral Training Centre for Chemical SynthesisBooker-Milburn, Professor KIUniversity of BristolChemistry 8,086,497
A Unified, Practical Synthesis of Five-Membered Aromatic HeterocyclesAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 350,250
alpha-Arylation and alpha-Vinylation of Enolates: New Reactivity from the Urea LinkageClayden, Professor JUniversity of BristolChemistry 231,446
An Investigation of Multicomponent Azole Chemistry within a Generational System for the Expression the Canonical Genetic StructuresPowner, Dr MWUCLChemistry 970,490
Asymmetric Catalysis Using Novel Iron Complexes.Wills, Professor MUniversity of WarwickChemistry 347,059
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
BristolBridge: Bridging the Gaps between the Engineering and Physical Sciences and Antimicrobial ResistanceMulholland, Professor AJUniversity of BristolChemistry 592,169
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of BathChemistry 1,062,652
Catalytic Asymmetric Dearomative SpirocyclisationsTaylor, Professor RUniversity of YorkChemistry 345,580
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 production of monomers for sustainable polymers from carbon dioxide and diolsBuchard, Dr AUniversity of BathChemistry 99,199
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
Changing the Synthesis Landscape with Boron at the Helm: from Chiral Organometallics to Assembly Line SynthesisAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,578,875
CO2Chem Network: Establishing the UK as World Leaders in Carbon Dioxide UtilisationStyring, Professor PUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 253,037
Concise Syntheses of the Meroterpenoids: Facilitating the Discovery of New Classes of PharmaceuticalsBarrett, Professor TImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 444,656
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
Development of Automated Parallel CO2 Supercritical Fluid Chromatography for Use in Continuous Flow Chemical SynthesisLey, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 564,726
Dial-a-macrocycle: a SuRE way to access macrocyclic peptidesUnsworth, Dr W PUniversity of YorkChemistry 99,922
Dial-a-Molecule Grand Challenge Network, Phase IIIWhitby, Professor RJUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 254,038
Doctoral Training Centre in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 7,492,223
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 4,564,927
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 4,811,030
EPSRC-GSK Chair in Sustainable ChemistryLicence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,114,553
From nano-movement to macro-workFletcher, Professor SPUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 355,807
Fully-Integrated Continuous Flow Processes for Access to Forbidden Chemistries, New Reactivities and Sequential Complexity GenerationLey, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 2,559,199
High Intensity High Sensitivity X-ray DiffactionSchroder, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,078,365
Iron-Catalysed Oxygenation with O2Xiao, Professor JUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 349,398
'Last step' enzymatic [18F]-labelling of peptides for Positron Emission Tomography (PET)O'Hagan, Professor DUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 341,488
'Last step' enzymatic [18F]-labelling of peptides for Positron Emission Tomography (PET)Zanda, Professor MUniversity of AberdeenSchool of Medical Sciences 77,673
Long-lived Nuclear Hyperpolarization of Methyl GroupsLevitt, Professor MHUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 708,512
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 DNAArdavan, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,772,989
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNAWinpenny, Professor REUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 470,129
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNASkabara, Professor PJUniversity of StrathclydePure and Applied Chemistry 452,390
Molecular Endofullerenes: Nanoscale dipoles, rotors and oscillatorsHorsewill, Professor AJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 314,538
Molecular Endofullerenes: Nanoscale dipoles, rotors and oscillatorsLevitt, Professor MHUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 826,422
New catalytic modes for carbon-carbon bond forming reactionsDonohoe, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 348,783
New Frontiers in Transition Metal Free SynthesisWilden, Dr JDUCLChemistry 345,140
New Insights, New Catalysts and New Processes using Enantioselective Carbonylations.Clarke, Dr MLUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 520,535
New Strategies to Nitrogen Heterocycles by Alkyne Functionalisation/6pi-ElectrocyclisationHarrity, Professor JPAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 325,040
Organocatalytic Fluorinations with Fluoride SaltsGouverneur, Professor VUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 490,222
Photo-Electro: Transforming Chemical Synthesis, Discovery and ManufactureGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,486,390
Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR)Hii, Professor KK(Imperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 2,757,688
Restricted Diversity; Constrained Diversity-Oriented SynthesisSpring, Professor DUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,541,796
RS Fellow - EPSRC grant (2014): Application of Tandem Non-Covalent Interactions to the Development of New Enantioselective ReactionsPhipps, Dr RJUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 307,997
Shaken not Stirred: Unleashing the Potential of Solvent-Free Mechanochemical SynthesisBrowne, Dr D LCardiff UniversityChemistry 99,983
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
Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance: An Interdisciplinary ApproachMalik, Dr DJLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 545,920
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: 64
Total Value of Grants: £79,939,191

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