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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
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
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
Accessing pharmacophoric space via asymmetric protonationWatson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 399,956
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
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
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of BathChemistry 1,062,652
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
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
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
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
Developing Continuous Electroorganic Catalysis - It's Got PotentialMorrill, Dr L CCardiff UniversityChemistry 395,968
Dial-a-Molecule Grand Challenge Network, Phase IIIWhitby, Professor RJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 254,038
Dynamic Resolution of Boronic Esters: A Powerful Strategy for Asymmetric Atropisomer SynthesisHarrity, Professor JPAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 377,889
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 StrathclydePure and Applied Chemistry 413,055
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
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Simon JohnUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 4,680,553
Growing Carbon Chains on Organometallic NetworksCrimmin, Dr MRImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 423,568
High Intensity High Sensitivity X-ray DiffactionSchroder, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,078,365
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 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
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 DNAArdavan, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,772,989
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
Multi-inlet comprehensive gas chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 856,023
New Directions in Bioisostere ResearchAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 572,768
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
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 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
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
Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR)Hii, Professor KK(Imperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 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
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
The Realisation of Fragment-Oriented SynthesisMarsden, Professor SPUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 574,490
Underpinning Mechanistic Studies of NHC-Organocatalysis: A Breslow Intermediate Reactivity ScaleO'Donoghue, Dr ACDurham, University ofChemistry 435,967
Underpinning Mechanistic Studies of NHC-Organocatalysis: A Breslow Intermediate Reactivity ScaleSmith, Professor ADUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 398,308

Total Number of Grants: 83
Total Value of Grants: £72,068,869

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