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Professor Peter Scott FRSC CChem


Professor of Chemistry
Dep. Chair of
Faculty of Science
BSc(Salford), DPhil(Oxon), DSc (Warwick), CChem, FRSC

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Research Summary
Metallo-organic chemistry, particularly the design of self-assembling chiral systems; their applications as medicines for challenging diseases (superbugs, cancer), catalysts for enantioselective transformations of organic molecules, and polyolefin materials for industry...more (group site)
Selected Publications

Alan D. Faulkner, Rebecca A. Kaner, Qasem M. A. Abdallah, Guy Clarkson, David J. Fox, Pratik Gurnani, Suzanne E. Howson, Roger M. Phillips, David I. Roper, Daniel H. Simpson, Peter Scott, Nature Chem. 2014

Meng Li, Suzanne E. Howson, Kai Dong, Nan Gao, Jinsong Ren, Peter Scott, Xiaogang Qu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014

Viktor Brabec, Suzanne E. Howson, Rebecca A Kaner, Rianne M. Lord, Jaroslav Malina, Roger M Phillips, Qasem MA Abdallah, Patrick C. McGowan, Alison Rodger, Peter Scott, Chem. Sci. 2013

Suzanne E. Howson, Albert Bolhuis, Viktor Brabec, Guy J. Clarkson, Jaroslav Malina, Alison Rodger, Peter Scott, Nature Chem. 2012, 4, 31-36.

Lihong Li, Guy J. Clarkson, David J. Evans, Martin R. Lees, Scott S. Turner and Peter Scott, Chem.Comm., 2011, 47, 12646 - 12648.

Structural and Electronic Modulation of Magnetic Properties in a Family of Chiral Iron Coordination Polymers
Lihong Li, Jan M. Becker, Laura E. N. Allan, Guy J. Clarkson, Scott S. Turner, and Peter Scott, Inorg. Chem.
2011, 50, 5925–5935.

Chiral Semiconductor Phases; the optically pure D3[MIII(S,S-EDDS)]2 (D = TTF, TSF) family
Nikola Paul Chmel, Guy J. Clarkson, Alessandro Troisi, Scott S. Turner and Peter Scott, Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 4039–4046

Zirconium-Catalyzed Polymerization of a Styrene: Catalyst Reactivation Mechanisms Using Alkenes and Dihydrogen
Giles W. Theaker, Colin Morton and Peter Scott, Macromolecules 2011, 44, 1393–1404.

Mechanism of Catalytic Cyclohydroamination by Zirconium Salicyloxazoline Complexes
Laura E. N. Allan, Guy J. Clarkson, David J. Fox, Andrew L. Gott, and Peter Scott, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 15308–15320.

Self-Assembling Optically Pure Fe(A-B)3 Chelates
S. E. Howson, L. E. N. Allan, N. P. Chmel, G. J. Clarkson, R. van Gorkum, P. Scott, Chem Comm, 2009, 1727
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