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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
18F-Fluorodeamination through Pyridinium Salts: Innovation, Mechanism, and User GuidelinesGouverneur, Professor VUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 591,197
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 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 AminesDenton, Professor RMUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 406,784
Adopting Green Solvents through Predicting Reaction Outcomes with AI/Machine LearningNguyen, Dr BNUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,589,770
Alkyl(aryl)iodonium Reagents for Late-Stage AlkylationO'Duill, Dr MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 423,010
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 4,186,496
Anion-Gated Dual Catalysis: Alkene Difunctionalization Accelerated by High Throughput ExperimentationGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 270,484
Anti-Kasha Materials: Myth or Photonics ParadigmMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 815,901
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
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 6,541
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
Charge-Transfer Triplet Chromophores: Adding Efficiency to Organic PhotosensitisersWu, Dr YCardiff UniversityChemistry 305,174
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
Cooperative Noble Base Metal CatalysisPlanas, Dr OQueen Mary University of LondonChemistry 474,870
Cyclobutadiene Reloaded: A Generally Applicable Approach to Functionalised Four-Membered HeterocyclesCoote, Dr S CUniversity of BathChemistry 520,944
Development of a generally applicable catalytic direct amidation reactionBures, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 285,613
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
High throughput 2D-IR analysis of biomolecules under physiological conditionsHunt, Professor NTUniversity of YorkChemistry 1,006,129
Late-Stage Bioisosterism: Small Ring Carbocations for Late-Stage Functionalisation and Medicinal ChemistryBull, Dr JAImperial College LondonChemistry 525,229
Leveraging sulfinates for heterocycle cross-electrophile couplingWillis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 288,987
Leveraging the synergy between experiment and computation to understand the origins of chalcogen bondingGreenhalgh, Dr MDUniversity of WarwickChemistry 165,617
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
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
Novel Strategies for the Assembly of Carbon-Boron Bonds via the Photoinduced Generation of Boryl-RadicalsMehta, Dr MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 375,981
Organoborane-catalysed approaches to biologically active aminesPulis, Dr A PUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 455,776
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
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 BathChemistry 701,300
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, Professor 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

Total Number of Grants: 54
Total Value of Grants: £54,340,428

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