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Name Dr Chris Russell
Job title Reader
Department School of Chemistry University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc(Bristol), PhD(Cantab)
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Keywords new molecules
novel synthetic methods
synthetic methods
ligand design
Areas of expertise The aim of our work is to investigate making new molecules and probing novel synthetic methods. Our target molecules are not minor variants on previously discovered species but are novel and exciting systems in their own right. We draw our inspiration from a range of sources, some targeted (such as trying to engineer chemistry to deliver a single atom to a substrate) and some more esoteric (such as trying to make ever larger Li+ ion containing cages). This chemistry has applications in the production of new materials and in ligand design for catalysis.