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Research interests

Research into the development and understanding of new, sustainable catalytic processes for the conversion of readily-available starting materials into synthetically useful targets.


  • QD Chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Organic chemistry
  • Synthetic methodology
  • Mechanistic understanding

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Research Output

Unanticipated Silyl Transfer in Enantioselective α,β-Unsaturated Acyl Ammonium Catalysis Using Silyl Nitronates

Matviitsuk, A., Greenhalgh, M. D., Taylor, J. E., Nguyen, X. B., Cordes, D. B., Slawin, A. M. Z., Lupton, D. W. & Smith, A. D., 3 Jan 2020, In : Organic Letters. 22, 1, p. 335-339 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Aryl Boronic Acid Catalysed Dehydrative Substitution of Benzylic Alcohols for C−O Bond Formation

Estopina-Duran, S., Donnelly, L., Mclean, E., Hockin, B., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Taylor, J., 12 Mar 2019, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 25, 15, p. 3950-3956 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

A Selective Deprotection Strategy for the Construction of trans-2-Aminocyclopropanecarboxylic Acid Derived Peptides

Boddaert, T., Taylor, J. E., Bull, S. D. & Aitken, D. J., 4 Jan 2019, In : Organic Letters. 21, 1, p. 100-103 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating aryl esters as bench-stable C(1)-ammonium enolate precursors in catalytic, enantioselective Michael addition–lactonisations

Young, C., Taylor, J. & Smith, A., 21 May 2019, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 17, 19, p. 4747-4752 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

A C=O⋅⋅⋅Isothiouronium Interaction Dictates Enantiodiscrimination in Acylative Kinetic Resolutions of Tertiary Heterocyclic Alcohols

Greenhalgh, M. D., Smith, S. M., Walden, D. M., Taylor, J. E., Brice, Z., Robinson, E. R. T., Fallan, C., Cordes, D. B., Slawin, A. M. Z., Richardson, H. C., Grove, M. A., Cheong, P. H. Y. & Smith, A. D., 12 Mar 2018, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 57, 12, p. 3200-3206 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 24 Citations (Scopus)
    42 Downloads (Pure)


    Data for Aryl boronic acid-catalysed dehydrative substitution of benzylic alcohols for C-O bond formation

    Estopina-Duran, S. (Creator), Donnelly, L. (Creator), Mclean, E. (Creator), Hockin, B. (Creator), Slawin, A. M. Z. (Creator) & Taylor, J. (Creator), University of Bath, 10 Jan 2019



    New Applications of Organocatalysis

    Author: Taylor, J., 23 Nov 2011

    Supervisor: Bull, S. (Supervisor) & Williams, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD