Our first review has been published. We cover the emerging field of the mechanochemistry of the mechanical bond.
Our first paper has been accepted in JACS with Richard Stevenson as first author, well done Rich!
Retro-Diels-Alder reactions can be accelerated with force... Or can they? Check our paper to find out how you can accelerate or completely suppress retrocycloaddition under tension.
Are you and outstanding enthusiastic scientist? A postdoc position is open for application. Check the vacancies page for more information.
Busy start of the year with Tom, Evelyn, Lewis and Sam joining the group!
We had a fantastic time visiting NTU Chemistry Department in Taipei. Prof. Sheng-Hsien Chiu was an amazing host. Many thanks again!
From right to left: Prof. Richard Cheng, Prof. Sheng-Hsien Chiu, Guillaume, Prof. Shie-Ming Peng, Dr Daniele Leonori.
You can't miss Prof. Peng's amazing molecular wire in the entrance hall!
At the famous Din Tai Fung with Chiu, Richard and Daniele
A delegation from the organic section of the School of Chemistry went to Shanghai for the first edition of the trilateral meeting between the University of Manchester, the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry and the Chinese University of Hong-Kong.
We had a great time meeting with Chinese colleagues and visiting this amazing city.
Above: Attendees in front of SIOC's main building
Below: Shanghai skyline from the Bund.