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Robert Chapman

Rob graduated with an MChem in Chemistry for drug discovery from the University of Bath in 2012, his final year research project looked at the N-oxide catalysed Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of α,β-unsaturated ketones. Rob spent his third year on placement with BioFocus working as a medicinal synthetic chemist. In his spare time Rob enjoys watching and playing sport.

  • A protecting group free strategy for the sustainable synthesis of polyketide natural products with Professor Steven Bull, Dr Pawel Plucinski and Dr Matthew Jones; International Partner: Northwestern University – PhD project
  • Tandem Catalytic Reaction with Dr Steven Bull and Professor Christopher Frost — 2nd MRes project
  • Nanostructured catalyst and continuous reactors for the upgrading of CO2 with Dr Laura Torrente Murciano, Dr Matthew Jones & Dr Davide Mattia — 1st MRes project