Organization profile

Organisation profile

WestCHEM, the joint Research School of Chemistry for the West of Scotland, was founded in 2005 as an internationally leading Research School in Chemical Sciences, delivering forefront chemistry research in state-of-the-art laboratories, and educating tomorrow's leaders through chemistry.

WestCHEM Research Themes

WestCHEM research cuts across the full range of topics in modern chemistry, and is grouped into six general areas:

  • Catalysis & Synthesis
  • Chemical Biology, Molecular Medicine, Synthetic Biology
  • Complex Chemical Systems
  • Dynamics and structure
  • Nanoscience & Materials Chemistry
  • Forensic Chemistry

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Polymers Chemical Compounds
Alkali Metals Chemical Compounds
Siloxanes Chemical Compounds
Thiophenes Chemical Compounds
Molecules Engineering & Materials Science
Thymidine Monophosphate Chemical Compounds
Elastomers Chemical Compounds
Aluminum Oxide Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 31 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution book
  • 1 Short survey

Broadband near-IR absorbing Au-dithiolene complexes bearing redox-active oligothiophene ligands

Wright, I. A., Wilson, C., Coles, S. J. & Skabara, P. J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Dalton Transactions. 48, 1, p. 107-116 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bearings (structural)
Thiophenes
Nickel
Spectroelectrochemistry
Ligands
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of end group functionalisation of small molecules featuring the fluorene-thiophene-benzothiadiazole motif as emitters in solution-processed red and orange organic light-emitting diodes

Fell, V. H. K., Findlay, N. J., Breig, B., Forbes, C., Inigo, A. R., Cameron, J., Kanibolotsky, A. L. & Skabara, P. J., 4 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 7, 13, p. 3934-3944 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Thiophenes
Organic light emitting diodes (OLED)
Thiophene
Molecules
Luminance

Kinetic field dissipation and fate of endosulfan after application on theobroma cacao farm in tropical Southwestern Nigeria

Vaikosen, E. N., Olu-Owolabi, B. I., Gibson, L. T., Adebowale, K. O., Davidson, C. M. & Asogwa, U., 1 Mar 2019, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 191, 3, 196.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

endosulfan
Farms
dissipation
Cocoa
farm

Prizes

Best Speaker Prize

Marc Reid (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Organic Chemistry