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Name Professor Robin Bedford
Job title Professor of Catalysis
Department School of Chemistry University of Bristol
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work+44 (0)117 331 8092
Qualifications BSc (Hons), DPhil(Sus)
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Keywords new catalysts
the catalysis of novel organic reactions
novel organic reactions
organic chemistry
inorganic chemistry
catalyst development
organic reactions
Areas of expertise Our research centres on the development of new catalysts and the catalysis of novel organic reactions.

This research lies at the interface of organic and inorganic chemistry; in our group the development of novel organic methodology goes hand-in-hand with catalyst development.

We are particularly interested in developing new organic reactions that proceed via catalytic C-H activation and producing new catalysts for challenging coupling reactions. Catalysts produced in the group range from organometallic complexes with well defined ligand architectures to nanoparticulate metals.