Welcome to my research pages! I am a lecturer at the newly re-opened Department of Chemistry at Lancaster University, developing a research programme in Supramolecular Chemistry.
My primary research interests are in the investigation of Host-Guest Recognition and Self-Assembly. I am looking to build upon the knowledge and expertise I have gained through the study of interlocked molecules and chiral lanthanide complexes, to prepare functionally useful molecules, complexes and supramolecular assemblies.
Dr Nick Evans
October 2020: Sean begins his PhD preparing interlocked molecules for a variety of supramolecular chemistry applications.
July 2020: Bec starts on our Leverhulme Trust funded project on the synthesis and study of peptide-displaying rotaxanes.
June 2020: Matt and Nick publish a paper on the synthesis and structural analysis of a peptide-displaying rotaxane in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry.
April 2020: Nick publishes a review on lanthanide-containing interlocked molecules in ChemPlusChem. Nick has also received funding from the Joy Welch Educational Charitable Trust to synthesize and study novel ion pair receptors.
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