Allan Watson

Senior Lecturer

Personal Statement

Allan studied Chemistry at The University of Strathclyde and received his MSci in 2004.  He then undertook PhD research under the supervision of Prof. Billy Kerr at Strathclyde.  In 2008, he joined the laboratories of Prof. David W. C. MacMillan at Princeton University as a Lindemann Postdoctoral Fellow.  Allan was appointed as a Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde in October 2010.  Following an EPSRC Knowledge Transfer Secondment to GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, Allan returned to the Department in August 2011.

Research Interests

Our research interests are in the area of organic synthesis and methodology, particularly in the area of catalysis.  Projects are ongoing in the areas of:

  • Synthesis and functionalisation of heterocycles
  • Fluorine chemistry
  • Transition metal-catalysed processes
  • Sustainable synthesis and purification
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Activities

(10)
  1. Gregynog Synthesis Workshop

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  2. Organic Section Colloquia

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganiser of special symposia

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Projects

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  1. Industrial CASE Account - University of Strathclyde 2017 | Bell, George Edward

    Project: Research Studentship Case - Internally allocatedResearch Studentship CASE (Internally Allocated)

  2. Industrial CASE Account - University of Strathclyde 2017 | Greaves, Megan

    Project: Research Studentship Case - Internally allocatedResearch Studentship CASE (Internally Allocated)

  3. Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | Queen, Adele Elizabeth

    Project: Research Studentship - Internally AllocatedResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

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Prizes

(1)
  1. Lindemann Fellowship

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

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Allan Watson

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