Announcement- Regarding the situation caused by the COVID-19 crisis worldwide, we, the ECECR organisers, would like to postpone the conference. However, ECECR committee and ScotCHEM teamed up to start a virtual seminar series giving Scottish ECRs the opportunity to present their work, socialise and engage with funders, industry, publishing, and other successful ECRs. Please mark your calendar.
Save the dates, Tuesdays from 2pm-4pm
What: The seminar format will consist of one or two invited speakers followed by two ECR talks each 15 mins+5 minutes for questions.
Where: Zoom (please email to email@example.com for the link)
Tuesday 19th May (2.00 – 4.00 pm)
Mr Jeff Wong (Heriot-Watt University)
Heterobenzylic C-H functionalisation of alkylazoles via lithiation-substitution
Mr Neil Thomson (University of Dundee)
Coupling of sodium and water establishes information transfer channel to G-protein binding site in class A GPCRs.
Dr Jonathan Loughrey (Head of Screening, Cambrex)
My Journey from the Pharmaceutical Industry, and Back Again
Tuesday 12th May (2.00 – 4.00 pm)
Mr Patrick Boaler University of Edinburgh
Mechanistic insights in Supramolecular Catalysis: kinetics of a Pd2L4-catalysed Michael Addition
Dr Feng Zhao University of St Andrews
Enantioselective synthesis of alpha-Aryl-beta2-Aminoesters via cooperative isothiourea and Brønsted acid catalysis
Dr Emily Draper University of Glasgow
How did I end up here? An honest account of how I became a Lecturer
Tuesday 5th May (2.00 – 4.00 pm)
Ms Rebekah Jeans Heriot-Watt University
Investigating the C,C’ to C,B’ isomerisation of chelated bis(o-carborane))
Dr Martin Ward University of Strathclyde
The discovery and recovery of para-aminobenzoic acid
Dr Victoria Richards Communications Chemistry
From bench scientist to scientific editor
Tuesday 28th April (2.00 – 4.00 pm)
Are you an ECR (Final year PhD student, Postdoc, or Early Career Fellow) at a ScotCHEM University, and would like to contribute a talk to the seminar series? Please send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with a title and short abstract of what you would like to present as well as a preferred date out of the ones advertised.
ECECR Committee: Alvaro Etcheverry Berrios, Richard Brewster, Marco Coletta, Andrés García Domínguez, Angela Fong, Claire L Hobday, Sumit Konar, Antonia Mey
ScotCHEM Contact: Alan Wiles