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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
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
3DSynth: Design and fabrication of cartridges for digital chemical synthesisCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 999,034
A Fully-Automated Robotic System For Intelligent Chemical Reaction ScreeningFairlamb, Professor IJUniversity of YorkChemistry 201,478
A Multi-Component Strategy for the Synthesis of Complex Aliphatic Amines using Photo-redox CatalysisGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 703,740
A Protein Functionalization Platform Based on Selective Modification at Methionine ResiduesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,892,760
A Radical Approach to C-H AlkylationCresswell, Dr AJUniversity of BathChemistry 261,307
AA-STARR: Aromatic Amine Synthesis by Tapping Aminium Radical ReactivityMarsden, Professor SPUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 402,890
Accelerated Discovery and Development of New Medicines: Prosperity Partnership for a Healthier NationKerr, Professor WJUniversity of StrathclydePure and Applied Chemistry 5,495,023
Accessing pharmacophoric space via asymmetric protonationWatson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 399,956
An Artificial RibosomeO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 581,943
An Artificial RibosomeTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 664,201
An EPSRC National Research Facility to facilitate Data Science in the Physical Sciences: The Physical Sciences Data science Service (PSDS)Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 2,996,067
Anti tumour agents from natural products - new approaches to targeting ultra potent analogues of the duocarmycinsSearcey, Professor MUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 450,207
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 SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,014,318
Atomic and Molecular Endofullerenes: Spins in a boxLevitt, Professor MHUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,179,731
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
Bespoke Bimetallics for Chemical CooperativityMulvey, Professor RUniversity of StrathclydePure and Applied Chemistry 569,181
Bio-Inspired Fluorescent Carbon Dots as Probes for Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Physiological SamplesGalan, Professor MUniversity of BristolChemistry 905,400
Capital award for core equipment 2019Canagarajah, Professor NUniversity of BristolResearch and Enterprise Development 450,000
Capital Award for Core Equipment at Durham UniversityBain, Professor CDDurham, University ofVice Chancellor's Office 275,000
Capital Award for Core Equipment at UCLPrice, Professor DUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 650,000
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of BathChemistry 1,062,652
Centre for Biocatalytic Manufacture of New Modalities (CBNM)Turner, Professor NJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 2,098,678
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
Chemical recycling of electronic waste for sustainable livelihoods and material consumption in IndiaLove, Professor JBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 398,820
Chemistry of open-shell correlated materials based on unsaturated hydrocarbonsRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 763,195
Chemobots: Digital-Chemical-Robotics to Convert Code to Molecules and Complex SystemsCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 5,034,017
Chemoselective cross-coupling via control of anion metathesis at Pd(II)Watson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 384,880
Complex made simple: Enantioselective radical cascades mediated by SmI2Procter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 543,719
Construction of 18F-perfluorinated motifs by mechanistic leverage with fluorineTredwell, Dr MCardiff UniversitySchool of Medicine 392,297
Convergent Bidirectional Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxin CTX3CClark, Professor JUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 724,061
Counter-ion Directed Enantioselective Approaches to Axially Chiral MaterialsSmith, Professor MDUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 687,920
CRISPR ChemistryBrown, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 254,184
Cu-Catalysed Amination of Alkylboronic EstersPartridge, Dr BMUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 312,477
Designing-out Plastic WasteMiodownik, Professor MUCLMechanical Engineering 1,034,939
Developing Continuous Electroorganic Catalysis - It's Got PotentialMorrill, Dr L CCardiff UniversityChemistry 395,968
Development of a generally applicable catalytic amidation reactionWhiting, Professor ADurham, University ofChemistry 24,409
Development of a generally applicable catalytic direct amidation reactionSheppard, Professor TDUCLChemistry 336,290
Development of a generally applicable catalytic direct amidation reactionRzepa, Professor HSImperial College LondonChemistry 270,130
Development of a generally applicable catalytic direct amidation reactionBures, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 285,613
DIAL-A-TERPENE: NEW CHEMICAL PROTOCOLS ALLOWING FOR THE ITERATIVE SYNTHESIS OF TERPENOIDSBraddock, Professor DCImperial College LondonChemistry 370,464
Dual Unsaturated Transition Metal-Main Group (TM-M') Heterobimetallic Complexes for Cooperative Reactivity and CatalysisWhittlesey, Professor MUniversity of BathChemistry 427,065
Dual Unsaturated Transition Metal-Main Group (TM-M') Heterobimetallic Complexes for Cooperative Reactivity and CatalysisMacgregor, Professor SAHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 349,787
Dynamic Resolution of Boronic Esters: A Powerful Strategy for Asymmetric Atropisomer SynthesisHarrity, Professor JPAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 377,889
Edinburgh Centre for Advanced Multi-Elemental Analysis (AMEA)Mount, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 400,000
Electrochemical generation of oxygen and nitrogen centred radicalsLam, Dr KUniversity of GreenwichPharm., Chem. & Environmental Sci., FES 211,418
Enabling industrial deployment of deep eutectic solvents through manufacturing toolsEdler, Professor KUniversity of BathChemistry 387,156
Enabling industrial deployment of deep eutectic solvents through manufacturing toolsHevia, Professor EUniversity of BernDept for Chemistry and Biochemistry 154,867
Enabling industrial deployment of deep eutectic solvents through manufacturing toolsTorrente Murciano, Dr LUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 465,240
Enantioselective C-H C-H Coupling of Alcohols with HeteroarenesPhipps, Dr RJUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 355,413
Enhancing 800 MHz NMR Capabilities at NottinghamSearle, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 965,910
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemistry: Atoms-2-Products an Integrated Approach to Sustainable ChemistryLicence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,235,044
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment - University of WarwickThomas, Professor PAUniversity of WarwickVice Chancellors Office 275,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment: Transformative Upgrade of NMR Facilitiesvan der Hoek, Professor WUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 250,000
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Automated Chemical Synthesis Enabled by Digital Molecular TechnologiesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 6,229,128
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Chemical Biology - Innovation for the Life SciencesCes, Professor OImperial College LondonChemistry 6,101,667
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Chemical SynthesisBooker-Milburn, Professor KIUniversity of BristolChemistry 5,272,001
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated CatalysisGreaney, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 5,938,236
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Sciences for MedicineWaring, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 7,291,056
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Next Generation Synthesis & Reaction TechnologyHii, Professor KK(Imperial College LondonChemistry 6,134,110
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 4,577,984
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable ChemistryLicence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 5,291,902
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthesis for Biology and MedicineDixon, Professor DJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 4,821,770
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Technology Enhanced Chemical SynthesisBooker-Milburn, Professor KIUniversity of BristolChemistry 6,610,129
EPSRC Core Capital AwardCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowScience and Engineering Adminstration 400,000
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 4,680,553
EPSRC-SFI: Glycoconjugate tools for sensing endoglycosidase activity: a diagnostic sugar probe for heparanaseMiller, Dr GJKeele UniversityFaculty of Natural Sciences 368,582
EQATA: Equitable access to Quality Antibiotic Therapies in AfricaFlorence, Dr GJUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 605,364
Exploiting Chalcogen Bonding and Non-Covalent Interactions in Isochalcogenourea Catalysis: Catalyst Preparation, Mechanistic Studies and ApplicationsSmith, Professor ADUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 736,798
Exploiting the interface between aromaticity and non-aromaticityDonohoe, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 390,108
Fluorogenic biosensor immobilisation within surface modified fluoropolymer microdevices for rapid smartphone antibiotic susceptibility testingEdwards, Dr ADUniversity of ReadingPharmacy 493,473
FUNCTION THROUGH CHIRALITY IN ORGANIC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS AND DEVICESFuchter, Dr MJImperial College LondonChemistry 1,584,212
Functional Hydrogen-Bonded Self-Sorting NetworksWilson, Professor AJUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 454,259
Growing Carbon Chains on Organometallic NetworksCrimmin, Dr MRImperial College LondonChemistry 423,568
Heriot-Watt University EPSRC Core Equipment Funding AwardPender, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 250,000
High Intensity High Sensitivity X-ray DiffactionSchroder, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,078,365
Homegrown solutions in Viet Nam: bringing C. asiatica compounds forward as candidates to treat liver cancerSerpell, Dr CJUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 611,291
Injectable devices for sustained ocular drug deliveryKearns, Dr VRUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Ageing and Chronic Disease 838,666
In-situ NMR-based methodology for screening and optimisation of heterogenised organocatalytic systemsD'Agostino, Dr CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 187,839
Iron-Catalysed Oxygenation with O2Xiao, Professor JUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 349,398
Mapping Pathways in Photo-Catalytic Cycles using Ultrafast SpectroscopyOrr-Ewing, Professor AUniversity of BristolChemistry 672,361
Merging Photoredox with 1,2-Boronate Rearrangements: New Opportunities for Rapid Increase in Molecular ComplexityAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 705,116
Metal-organic nanosheets: a programmable two-dimensional platform for multistep catalysisFoster, Dr JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 385,936
Modify-catch-release-repeat: Reversible bioconjugations for controlled release of small molecules from antibodies and their fragmentsFascione, Dr M AUniversity of YorkChemistry 397,840
Modular approach to structurally diverse four-membered (spiro)cycles using highly strained precursorsAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 581,589
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNASkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 338,533
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNAWinpenny, Professor REUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 470,129
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNAArdavan, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,772,989
Multi-inlet comprehensive gas chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 856,023
Nanoparticle based rapid diagnostics for TB diseaseGalan, Professor MUniversity of BristolChemistry 746,198
Nanostar Sieving for Oligonucleotides Manufacture (NanoSieveOligo)Livingston, Professor AImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 562,145
New bioorthogonal Raman tags as tools for preclinical oncology drug developmentBrunton, Professor VUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 254,320
New Directions in Bioisostere ResearchAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 572,768
NEW DIRECTIONS IN FLOW ELECTROSYNTHESISWirth, Professor TCardiff UniversityChemistry 468,778
New Reagents for Protein ModificationBaud, Dr MUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 195,281
New Strategies to Nitrogen Heterocycles by Alkyne Functionalisation/6pi-ElectrocyclisationHarrity, Professor JPAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 325,040
New sulfur-based reactive intermediates for synthesis and catalysisWillis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 370,518
Next generation molecular imaging and therapy with radionuclidesBlower, Professor PKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,437,106
NEXT GENERATION RUTHENIUM-CATALYSTS FOR LATE STAGE C-H FUNCTIONALISATIONLarrosa, Professor IUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 479,276
Next-Generation Sensing For Human In Vivo Pharmacology- Accelerating Drug Development In Inflammatory DiseasesDhaliwal, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghCentre for Inflammation Research 1,463,801
Nitrogen- and Oxygen-Radicals-Based Strategies for the Divergent Assembly of Novel Building Blocks by Strain-ReleaseLeonori, Professor DUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 391,803
Nucleophilic Alkaline Earth Boryls: From Conception and Theory to ApplicationHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 1,277,229
One size fits all: The semi-synthesis of new undecaprenol analogues for the study of multiple undecaprenyl-processing enzymesCochrane, Dr SQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 215,788
Optimal Addition Profiles to Control Reactivity and Selectivity of Catalytic ReactionsBures, 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
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
Properties and applications of Janus faced fluorocyclohexanesO'Hagan, Professor DUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 482,983
Property-Enhanced PorphyrinsChauvet, Dr A A PUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 379,306
Prosperity Partnership Call 3 Strategic Students-Eli Lilly and Imperial College LondonAdjiman, Professor CSImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 655,000
Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR)Hii, Professor KK(Imperial College LondonChemistry 2,757,688
Reactors and Reproducibility: Advancing Electrochemistry for Organic SynthesisLennox, Dr AJJUniversity of BristolChemistry 372,708
Site-selective functionalisation of peptides and proteins via free-radical-induced dechalcogenationMitchell, Dr NJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 428,349
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
Sulfoxides as substrate activators: New cross-couplings for making materials and medicinesProcter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 730,401
Supporting World-Class Labs at the University of ManchesterFlavell, Professor WRUniversity of Manchester, TheThe Research Office 600,000
Synthesis and characterisation of DNA adducts derived from the bracken toxin ptaquiloside.Williams, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 354,312
Transforming synthetic drug manufacturing: novel processes, methods and toolsAdjiman, Professor CSImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 4,182,441
Underpinning Mechanistic Studies of NHC-Organocatalysis: A Breslow Intermediate Reactivity ScaleSmith, Professor ADUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 398,308
Underpinning Mechanistic Studies of NHC-Organocatalysis: A Breslow Intermediate Reactivity ScaleO'Donoghue, Dr ACDurham, University ofChemistry 435,967
Water as synthetic reaction medium: realising its green chemistry credentialNguyen, Dr BNUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 871,782

Total Number of Grants: 125
Total Value of Grants: £170,387,776

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