External Activities

Membership of Learned Societies

  • Member of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (RSEQ).
  • Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
  • Member of the RSC POC Committee (since 2016).
  • Secretary of the RSC East Anglia Section Trust 2015-2016.
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

  

Oral Communications and Invited Lectures as PI:

- Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain (Host: Prof Diego Cardenas). October 2019. "Precious Metals and Allenes: form Divergent Systems to Bimetallic catalysis"

- Universidade Da Coruña  (Host: Prof Jose Perez Sestelo). June 2019. "Precious Metals and Allenes: form Divergent Systems to Bimetallic catalysis"

 - Chemical Synthesis Centre for Doctoral Training Summer Conference, University of Bristol. Invited lecture. July 2018.

- 24th IUAPC Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry (ICPOC24). July 2018. Faro, Portugal. "Precious metal catalysis in Allene chemistry: from divergent systems to heterobimetallic catalysis". Invited talk.

 - University of Cardiff (Host: Dr Niek Buurma). March 2018. "Precious metal catalysis in Allene chemistry: from divergent systems to heterobimetallic catalysis"

- University of Sheffield (Host: Dr Nick Williams). November 2017. "Twists and Turns of Platinum-Allene Chemistry"

- European Symposium on Organic Reactivity 2017, Durham,  September 2017. "Twists and Turns of Platinum-Allene Chemistry". Invited talk

- Institute of Chemical Sciewnces, Heriot-Watt University (Host Dr. Ai-Lan Lee), Edinburgh, November 2016. "Twists and Turns of Platinum-Allene Chemistry"

- RSC Heterocycles and Synthesis Meeting, London, January 2016. “Platinum, allenes and indoles: a new approach towards the synthesis of BIMs

- JIC Seminar Programme 2015 (Host Dr DavidM. Lawson), Norwich Research Park, November 2015. “Metal-Allene Chemistry: New Interactions for New Adventures

- Dr Reddy’s, Cambridge Research Park (Host: Dr Christopher Cobley), October 2015, “Metal-Allene Chemistry: New Interactions for New Adventures

- GSK Emerging Academics Symposium. GSK, Stevenage, 15th October 2014. “Metal-Allene Chemistry: New Interactions for New Adventures

- ANORQC XII 2014. Norwich. June 2014. “Metal-Allene Chemistry: New Interactions for New Adventures

- RSC South Eastern Regional Meeting 2014. University of Cambridge. April 2014. “Metal-Allene Chemistry: New Interactions for New Adventures

- University of Edinburgh (Host: Dr Stephen Thomas). April 2014. “Different Metals = Different Products! Gold vs Platinum in the reaction of allenes with nucleophiles

- St Andrews University (Host: Dr Euan Kay). April 2014. “Different Metals = Different Products! Gold vs Platinum in the reaction of allenes with nucleophiles

- Young Chemists 2014. Imperial College London. April 2014. “Metal-Allene Chemistry: New Interactions for New Adventures

- Durham University (Host: AnnMarie O’Donoghue). January 2014. “Different Metals = Different Products! Gold vs Platinum in the reaction of allenes with nucleophiles

- Gregynog Synthesis Workshop. September 2013. “Gold-Catalysed Hydroazidation of Allenes

- Interreg Exchange speakers program. Universities of Southampton, UK; Le Havre, Rouen and Caen, France. May 2013. “Allenes… Exotic curiosities or exciting intermediates for new reaction pathways?

- ICPOC21. Durham, UK. September 2012. “Platinum-Catalysed Reactions of Allenes with Nucleophiles: A complementary alternative to other metals

- Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Horsham Research Centre, UK. (Host: Catharine Howsham) June 2012. “Allenes … Exotic curiosities or exciting intermediates for new reaction pathways?

- What’s new in Sci Research? UEA Symposium, Norwich, UK. May 2012. “New Transition Metal-Catalysed Reactions involving allenes

- Gregynog Synthesis Workshop. September 2011. “Platinum-Catalysed Dihydroalkoxylation vs Bisinlolylation of allenes:   Same mechanism or alternative pathways?

- 46th Bürgenstock Conference. Brunnen, Switzerland. May 2011.12. “Novel Transition Metal Catalysed Reactions of Allenes: Unravelling Mechanistic Subtleties and Beyond”. Short Oral Presentation Selected as Poster Appetizer

- University of Stockholm. (Host: Dr Belen Martin-Matute). October 2010.“From Acid to Metal Catalysis: new reactions and mechanisms

- IQOG – CSIC. (Host: Dr Bernardo Herradon). October 2009. “Isotopic Labelling: A Useful Tool for Mechanistic Studies” 

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