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Sarah Walker

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  • United Kingdom

20132017

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Personal profile

Personal Statement

I joined the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry in January 2018 and specialise in teaching organic chemistry at 1st and 2nd year level, having completed a PhD in Pd(II) catalysis at Heriot-Watt University and post-doctoral research in organic synthesis and polymer chemistry at the University of Edinburgh. 

Prior to my career in academia, I worked in the not-for-profit sector and also in industry. 

Teaching Interests

My current teaching responsibilities include fundamental organic chemistry and spectroscopy.

I am interested in introducing innovative teaching methods, in order to improve the student learning experience in organic chemistry lectures.

Industrial Relevance

I am involved in the Society of Chemical Industry (Treasurer, Scotland Group) and have an interest in fostering links between academia and industry.

 

Additionally, I am part of the industrial placement team which assists students with obtaining an industrial placement opportunity during their 4th year of study.

Academic / Professional qualifications

Asociate Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Education/Academic qualification

Higher Education Academy HEA

Doctor of Philosophy, Heriot-Watt University

Royal Society of Chemistry

Master of Chemistry, University of Durham

External positions

Treasurer - Scotland Committee, Society of Chemical Industry

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Research Output

Tetrazine‐responsive self‐immolative linkers

Neumann, K., Jain, S., Gambardella, A., Walker, S. E., Valero, E., Lilienkampf, A. & Bradley, M., 3 Jan 2017, In : Chembiochem. 18, 1, p. 91-95 5 p.

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    Oxidative Heck desymmetrisation of 2,2-disubstituted cyclopentene-1,3-diones

    Walker, S. E., Lamb, C. J. C., Beattie, N. A., Nikodemiak, P. & Lee, A. -L., 7 Mar 2015, In : Chemical Communications. 51, p. 4089-4092 4 p.

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    Prizes

    Runner up - RSC Organic Division Poster Symposium

    Sarah Walker (Recipient), 2014

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    Teaching Excellence Awards 2019 - University of Strathclyde

    Sarah Walker (Recipient), 2019

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