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Welcome to the Supramolecular Chemistry group page at Heriot-Watt University. The group is run by Dr Scott J. Dalgarno and our research focuses on various aspects of self-assembly and coordination chemistry. Relatively up-to-date news is listed below, and the various links provided 'should' take you to the relevant information.

     
  News:  
 
  • Welcome to Angela who has joined the group as a PhD student on a DTP scholarship.
  • Welcome to Tony who has joined the group as a PhD student on a DTP scholarship.
 
 
  • Welcome to Marco who has joined the group as a PhD student on a James-Watt scholarship.
 
 
 
  • A 2013 James Watt studentship is available to work on metallosupramolecular chemistry. Further information
 
 
  • Welcome to Robyn who has joined the group as a PhD student on a James-Watt scholarship.
 
  • Robyn wins a prize for her presentation at the 2012 SCI Scottish Undergraduate Research Symposium.
 

 
  • Welcome to Robyn, Kenneth and Christian who join the group to undertake their undergraduate projects
 
 
  • Welcome to Ross who joins the group to work on a joint project with Euan Brechin and Andrew Cooper.

 
  • Kerry is awarded the Dr James Sandilands Prize for the best inorganic chemistry project 2010-2011. Congratulations Kerry!

 
  • Congratulations to Gareth, India and Kerry for the award of their degrees.
 
 
  • Stuart successfully defends his thesis, congratulations Dr Kennedy!
  • Stuart starts a postdoctoral research associate position with Prof. Jerry Atwood (University of Missouri).

 
 
  • Kerry wins a prize for her presentation at the 2011 SCI Scottish Undergraduate Research Symposium.
 
  • Grant success: Grant in collaboration with Prof. Euan K. Brechin and project partner Prof. Andy Cooper is funded by EPSRC for a project entitled 'Calixarenes: Discrete Superstructures and Metal-Organic Frameworks''. 376k.

 

 
  • SJD is awarded a 2010 RSC Harrison-Meldola prize 'in recognition of his work on the synthesis of new nanostructures based on calixarenes with remarkable magnetic and adsorption properties'.

 

 
 

 
  • Grant success: Grant in collaboration with Dr. Euan K. Brechin is funded by EPSRC for a project entitled 'Supramolecular Synthesis of Molecular Clusters: Topological Control of Hybrid Nanomagnets'. 442k.

 
  • Our recent Angewandte Chemie paper is covered in Nature Chemistry Research Highlights. Single Molecule Magnets: Gadolinium keeps it cool. The article can be found here.

 

 

 
  • Stuart's paper on modulation of non-covalent nanotube packing is published in Chemical Communications.
  • Chem. Commun., 2009, 5275