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Research interests

Our research interests are broad and encompass the application of synthetic organic chemistry in diverse contexts, such as: drug discovery (new therapeutics for pancreatic cancer), sustainability in synthesis (active programmes in biocatalysis and new catalytic methodology), and projects with a humanitarian aspect, such as the development of water safety tests for the developing world. For more information visit the Lewis research group webpages at http://www.lewischemistry.com/  (click the globe symbol under the photo!)

External positions

Review Editor, Reference Module in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Elsevier

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Bearings (structural) Engineering & Materials Science
Oxidation Engineering & Materials Science
Cycloaddition Engineering & Materials Science
Substrates Engineering & Materials Science
Chiron Physics & Astronomy
oxidation Physics & Astronomy
Friedel-Craft reaction Physics & Astronomy
Copper Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2010 2019

Research Output 2006 2019

Selective Iron-Mediated C- and O-Addition of Phenolic Nucleophiles to a Cyclohexadiene Scaffold Using Renewable Precursors

Dunås, P., Paterson, A. J., Kociok-Köhn, G., Lewis, S. E. & Kann, N., 1 Apr 2019, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 7, 7, p. 7155-7162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Coloring Agents
Cross Reactions
3 Citations (Scopus)

Self-assembly and surface behaviour of pure and mixed zwitterionic amphiphiles in a deep eutectic solvent

Sanchez-fernandez, A., Moody, G. L., Murfin, L. C., Arnold, T., Jackson, A. J., King, S. M., Lewis, S. E. & Edler, K. J., 14 Jul 2018, In : Soft Matter. 14, 26, p. 5525-5536 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Surface-Active Agents
Self assembly


Raw Data for Azetidinium Lead Iodide for Perovskite Solar Cells

Pering, S. (Creator), Kubiak, P. (Creator), Deng, W. (Creator), Niemann, R. (Creator), Brivio, F. (Creator), Ghosh, D. (Creator), Troughton, J. R. (Creator), Jeffrey, F. (Creator), Johnson, A. (Creator), Lewis, S. (Creator), Walker, A. (Creator), Watson, T. M. (Creator), Islam, M. (Creator), Raithby, P. (Creator), Cameron, P. (Creator), University of Bath, 23 Jan 2018



Approaches to the Total Synthesis of the Complanadines

Author: Uosis-Martin, M., 27 Jul 2012

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

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


C-H Functionalisation Mediated by Aluminium and Iridium

Author: Lyall, C., 29 May 2014

Supervisor: Lewis, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Copper dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells

Author: Wills, K., 9 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Cameron, P. (Supervisor), Jones, M. (Supervisor), Lewis, S. (Supervisor) & Mattia, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Development of Axially Chiral Biazulenes for Catalysis

Author: Gee, A., 23 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Lewis, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Pancreatic cancer drug discovery based upon (+)-grandifloracin

Author: Alexander, B., 3 Apr 2019

Supervisor: Caggiano, L. (Supervisor) & Lewis, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD