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Allan Defends his PhD

Congratulations to Allan who successfully defended his PhD work and passed his viva with flying colours. His external examiner (Stuart Macgregor) and internal examiner (Marc Reid) both commented on the excellent contribution that Allan had made to the literature in understanding reaction mechanisms and applying density functional theory to challenging organic reactions. Allan’s thesis “Searching […]

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Daniela’s Successful PhD Defence.

Congratulations to Daniela who successfully defended her PhD thesis on 17th July at the ASRC in New York. Daniela is the first student on the joint CUNY/Strathclyde graduate program to complete her PhD. Daniela’s thesis “Minimalistic peptide-based supramolecular systems relevant to the chemical origins of life” was well-received by the examining committee who complimented her […]

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Well Done Mark!

Congratulations to Mark Allison after successfully defending his thesis titled “An Experimental and Computational Investigation of Transition Metal-Free Reactions”, after examination by John Christopher Walton (St. Andrews) and David Nelson (Strathclyde) on the 28th August. Mark was a joint student between the group of John Murphy and the Tuttle Lab, applying DFT calculations to study […]

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Well Done Marie-Pierre!

Congratulations to Marie-Pierre Dreanic after successfully defending her thesis titled “Computational Modelling of Enzyme Activity to Speed Up Biocatalyst Redesign”, after examination by Adrian Mulholland (Bristol) and David Palmer (Strathclyde) on Friday 1st June. Marie was a joint student between GSK and Strathclyde applying QM/MM calculations to allow the rational design of biocatalysts, by studying […]

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