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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Synthetic Organic Chemistry) in Theme (Physical Sciences)

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. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
18F-Difluoromethylation: The Missing Link in Radiochemistry for Positron Emission TomographyGouverneur, Professor VUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 506,886
3DSynth: Design and fabrication of cartridges for digital chemical synthesisCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 999,034
A Catalytic Asymmetric Cross-Coupling Approach to the Synthesis of CyclobutanesFletcher, Professor SPUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 410,560
A Cooperative Approach to C-N Bond FormationWillcox, Dr DUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 300,234
A New Class of Hybrid Polyoxometalate Catalysts for C-H FunctionalisationLam, Professor HWUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 201,902
A nitrenoid strategy to access sp3-rich nitrogen heterocyclesDavies, Dr PWUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 444,751
A Protein Functionalization Platform Based on Selective Modification at Methionine ResiduesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,892,760
A Radical Amination Approach to Aliphatic AminesCuthbertson, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 406,784
A Radical Approach to C-H AlkylationCresswell, Dr AJUniversity of BathChemistry 261,307
Accessing pharmacophoric space via asymmetric protonationWatson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 399,956
Alkyl(aryl)iodonium Reagents for Late-Stage AlkylationO'Duill, Dr MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 423,010
An Artificial RibosomeTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 664,201
An Artificial RibosomeO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 581,943
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
Anion-Gated Dual Catalysis: Alkene Difunctionalization Accelerated by High Throughput ExperimentationGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 270,484
Anti tumour agents from natural products - new approaches to targeting ultra potent analogues of the duocarmycinsSearcey, Professor MUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 450,207
Artificial photosynthesis strategies for synthesis: Combined photoredox and transition metal-catalysed transfer hydrogenation of C-C multiple bondsCambeiro, Dr XCUniversity of GreenwichPharm., Chem. & Environmental Sci., FES 202,477
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
Boron: Beyond the ReagentLloyd-Jones, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 5,012,847
Boronic Acid-Catalysed Dehydrative SynthesisTaylor, Dr JEUniversity of BathChemistry 314,716
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of BathChemistry 1,062,652
Catalysing 3 routes to C-H Borylation using Earth-abundant MetalsIngleson, Professor MJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 510,419
Catalytic Hydrofluorination for the Assembly of Chiral Fluorinated Building BlocksJohnston, Dr CUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 415,207
Centre for Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR), Phase IIHii, Professor KK(Imperial College LondonChemistry 231,296
Charge-Transfer Triplet Chromophores: Adding Efficiency to Organic PhotosensitisersWu, Dr YCardiff UniversityChemistry 305,174
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
Construction of 18F-perfluorinated motifs by mechanistic leverage with fluorineTredwell, Dr MCardiff UniversitySchool of Medicine 392,297
Development of a generally applicable catalytic amidation reactionWhiting, Professor ADurham, University ofChemistry 24,409
Development of a generally applicable catalytic direct amidation reactionBures, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 285,613
Development of a generally applicable catalytic direct amidation reactionRzepa, Professor HSImperial College LondonChemistry 270,130
Development of a generally applicable catalytic direct amidation reactionSheppard, Professor TDUCLChemistry 336,290
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
Dual Unsaturated Transition Metal-Main Group (TM-M') Heterobimetallic Complexes for Cooperative Reactivity and CatalysisWhittlesey, Professor MUniversity of BathChemistry 427,065
Enabling industrial deployment of deep eutectic solvents through manufacturing toolsSquires, Dr AUniversity of BathChemistry 387,156
Enantioconvergent Multi-Component Reactions.Lawrence, Professor ALUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 202,196
Enantioselective C-H C-H Coupling of Alcohols with HeteroarenesPhipps, Professor RJUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 355,413
EPSRC-SFI: Glycoconjugate tools for sensing endoglycosidase activity: a diagnostic sugar probe for heparanaseMiller, Professor GJKeele UniversityFaculty of Natural Sciences 368,582
Expanding Capability and Capacity in High-Throughput Multinuclear NMR SpectroscopyLinclau, Professor BUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 476,316
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
FUNCTION THROUGH CHIRALITY IN ORGANIC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS AND DEVICESFuchter, Professor 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
High throughput 2D-IR analysis of biomolecules under physiological conditionsHunt, Professor NTUniversity of YorkChemistry 1,006,129
Leveraging sulfinates for heterocycle cross-electrophile couplingWillis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 288,987
Light-Driven Multicomponent C-C Couplings: New Avenues to Bioactive MoleculesSilvi, Dr MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 403,633
Machine Learning and Molecular Modelling: A Synergistic Approach to Rapid Reactivity PredictionGrayson, Dr MUniversity of BathChemistry 304,698
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
Multi-inlet comprehensive gas chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 856,023
Nanostar Sieving for Oligonucleotides Manufacture (NanoSieveOligo)Livingston, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 486,259
New Directions in Bioisostere ResearchAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 572,768
NEW DIRECTIONS IN FLOW ELECTROSYNTHESISWirth, Professor TCardiff UniversityChemistry 468,778
New Photocatalytic C-C Bond-Forming Reactivity of Unprotected Primary AminesCresswell, Dr AJUniversity of BathChemistry 481,106
New Routes to fluorocarbons using fluoroboranesIngleson, Professor MJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 438,549
Next generation molecular imaging and therapy with radionuclidesBlower, Professor PKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,437,106
Nitriles: from prebiotic peptides to synthetic applications.Powner, Professor MWUCLChemistry 886,370
Nitrogen- and Oxygen-Radicals-Based Strategies for the Divergent Assembly of Novel Building Blocks by Strain-ReleaseLiddle, Professor STUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 391,803
Novel Strategies for the Assembly of Carbon-Boron Bonds via the Photoinduced Generation of Boryl-RadicalsMehta, Dr MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 375,981
Oscillating Photostationary States for Molecular Cargo TransportCollins, Dr BUniversity of BristolChemistry 201,845
Parahydrogen-Induced Hyperpolarisation For Microfluidic Perfusion CultureUtz, Professor MUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,213,199
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
Redox efficiency: Exploring the role of hydride shifts in organic chemistryDonohoe, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 409,089
Relaying radicals for catalytic couplings: Catalysis with SmI2Procter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 669,167
Shining a New Light on Photoredox Catalysis and Small Molecule ActivationScott, Dr DUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 943,705
Site-selective functionalisation of peptides and proteins via free-radical-induced dechalcogenationMitchell, Dr NJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 428,349
Stereospecific Csp3-Csp2 Cross-Coupling of Saturated Heterocyclic Boronates: A Transformative Disconnection for Drug DiscoveryO'Brien, Professor PUniversity of YorkChemistry 202,415
Sulfoxides as substrate activators: New cross-couplings for making materials and medicinesProcter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 730,401
Synthesis and Structure Elucidation of Natural ProductsAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,526,094
Synthesis of enolates by nucleophilic substitutionPattison, Dr GUniversity of LincolnSchool of Chemistry 405,713
The UK National Crystallography service 2022 - 2027Probert, Dr MRNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 1,207,136
The UK National Crystallography Service 2022-27Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 4,010,773
Thiophene dioxides: Versatile tools for ring synthesisAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 457,458
Tiger in a Cage: Detecting Single Photons at low GHz Frequencies without Refrigerators, Vacuum Chambers or MagnetsOxborrow, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 202,255

Total Number of Grants: 79
Total Value of Grants: £69,192,775

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