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Research interests

Our interests lie in the organometallic and coordination chemistry of late transition metals. We have a particular focus on bond activation reactions (e.g. C-H activation) in both stoichiometric and catalytic processes.

We employ a combination of Schlenk, vacuum line and glove box techniques for the manipulation of air and water sensitive compounds, replying heavily on multinuclear NMR spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography for characterisation.

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Research Output

2 Citations (Scopus)

Breaking bonds over many timescales: In celebration of Robin Perutz's 70th birthday

Duckett, S. B., Nicasio, M. C. & Whittlesey, M. K., 14 Jan 2020, In : Dalton Transactions. 49, 2, p. 254-255 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Erratum: Heterobimetallic ruthenium-zinc complexes with bulky N-heterocyclic carbenes: Syntheses, structures and reactivity (Dalton Trans. (2019) 48 (4176-4189) (DOI:10.1039/C8DT05023F))

Espinal-Viguri, M., Varela-Izquierdo, V., Miloserdov, F. M., Riddlestone, I. M., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K., 28 May 2020, In : Dalton Transactions. 49, 20, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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Unexpected Vulnerability of DPEphos to C-O Activation in the Presence of Nucleophilic Metal Hydrides

Cybulski, M., Beattie, N., Macgregor, S., Mahon, M. & Whittlesey, M., 19 May 2020, (Acceptance date) In : Chemistry - A European Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zn-promoted C-H reductive elimination and H2 activation via a dual unsaturated heterobimetallic Ru-Zn intermediate

Miloserdov, F., Rajabi, N., Lowe, J., Mahon, M., Macgregor, S. & Whittlesey, M., 1 Apr 2020, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 142, 13, p. 6340-6349 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)