May 2018 - Ryan presents his group-14 formazanate work at the CSC meeting in Edmonton and has a paper describing the same
work accepted to Angewandte Chemie. Well done Ryan! The hard work paid off.
May 2018 - Steph returned to UWO as the
de Mayo awardee to tell us about her light-driven and sequence controlled polymerization work in the Hawker lab. Thanks for the visit
and keep up the good work!
May 2018 - Jas and Ryan lead a collaborative project with the Lagugne-Labarthet crew focused
on a new class of redox-active semiconducting polymers that was published in Chemical Communications. Congrats everyone!
May 2018- The group welcomes Alicia and David for summer research projects. We're looking forward to having you on the team!
April 2018- April is off to a great start with Ryan winning the Lipson-Baines Award for best PhD-level departmental seminar and Jas landing
an NSERC CGS-M scholarship. Well done to the both of you!
March 2018 - Steph has been awarded the prestigious
de Mayo Lectureship. We look forward to hearing about her research this spring!
February 2018 - Frank has
joined the group as a PDF to work on stable radical polymers for organic electronics applications. Welcome aboard Frank!
2018 - Mahdi and Steph's electrochemiluminescence article has been published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Congrats
to all team members, it was a long time coming for this one!
October 2017 - October is off to a great start with Steph
being awarded the Governor Generals' Gold Medal. Congrats Steph!
September 2017 - Ryan, Amir, and Ben's paper involving
a multidisciiplinary team and describing phosphine-oxide-supported aluminum formazanate complexes is accepted for publication
in Inorganic Chemistry. Congrats everyone!
September 2017 - The group welcomes Chris and Zach to the lab. Good luck
with your thesis projects gents!
September 2017 - The group is excited to welcome Daniela and Jasveer to the lab for
graduate studies. Welcome aboard!
September 2017 - Steph, Jasmine, and Ryan have their colalborative paper accepted
to Inorganic Chemistry. It took a while guys, but the end result was worth it!
August 2017 - Steph leaves for to take
up a Banting PDF at UCSB with Craig Hawker. You'll certainly be missed Steph!
August 2017 - Sam defends her MSc and
starts as a Project Leader at Imperial Oil 3 days later. Good luck Sam, don't forget to stop by!
May 2017 - Steph's
paper describing unusual BN compounds and is accepted to Angewandte Chemie. Congrats Steph!
April 2017 - Amir's
paper on heterotrimetallic polymers has been accepted for publication in Organometallics. Nice work Amir!
April 2017 - Raj
and Scott finish up their 4491 projects in the lab and move on to the next phases of their careers. Good luck guys!
April 2017- The group says goodbye to Anastasia, as she leaves to take up a consultant position with KPMG. All the best Ana!
March 2017- Joe and Amir publish their green nickel polymers in Polymer Chemistry on St. Patrick's day. Nice teamwork and timing gents!
2017 - Anastasia's collaborative paper with 3M Canada describing carbon-based filtration membranes is published in a special
issue of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry. Congrats Ana!
December 2016 - Big changes in the group as Joe and Amir
defend their PhD theses. The group won't be the same without you guys, best of luck with your postdocs!
November 2016 - Samantha
Novoa was awarded a second place poster prize at the 49th IDW held in Hamilton, ON. Congrats Sam!
November 2016 - Congrats
to Steph, Sam and Desiree for publishing their collaborative group with the Luyt group in Organic Chemistry Frontiers. A nice example
of collaborative work paying off!
October 2016 - Congrats to Sab and Joe for publishing their memristor work in Advanced
Electronics Materials. Nice to see the results of this team effort.
October 2016 - After six months of reviews/revisions,
Amir's paper on heterobimetallic polymers and their use as precorsors to metal-rich nanomaterials was published in Dalton Transactions.
September 2016 - The group welcomes Raj, Scott, and Alex to the group. Best of luck with your studies
July 2016 - Joe's comprehensive paper on pi-conjugated polymers based on Goedken's macrocycle has been published
in the Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. Congrats Joe!
July 2016 - Ryan's communication on
AIE-active BF2 formazanates has been published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C. It was a lot of work, but worth the wait.
June 2016 - Congrats to Steph Barbon for winning best oral presentation at BORAM 2016 (Kingston, ON).
May 2016- Steph's paper on pi-conjugated BF2 formazanate polymers has been published in Polymer Chemistry. Better put the champagne
April 2016 - More great news! Sam has been selected as a recipient of an OGS award for the 2016-2017 academic
April 2016 - Ryan has been awarded a prestigious NSERC CGS-D award to fund the remainder of his PhD research. Fantastic
April 2016 - The group says goodbye to Jasmine, Desiree, Connor, and Aaron after an excellent showing on
Chem 4491 day. Best of luck guys, remember to keep in touch.
April 2016 - After a few quiet months, the group
is back on the board with Steph taking home the Lipson-Baines Award and the Robert and Ruth Lumsden Graduate Fellowship. Well
January 2016 - Joe and Sab's collaborative paper on semiconductive verdazyl radical polymers with
switchable properties has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry. It
took a while, but it was worth it!
January 2016 - Mahmood and Amir's collaborative paper on coinage metal complexes of ferrocenylethyl
phosphines has been accepted for publication in Dalton Transactions. Nice job guys!
December 2015 - Dr. Anastasia Colomba
has joined the group as a PDF. Welcome aboard!
December 2015 - The group receives NSERC Engage & MITACS funding to work
on industry-driven projects targeting conductive thin films and membranes.
November 2015 - Amir and Ethan's paper on Group
6 metal pentacarbonyl complexes is published in Dalton Transactions. Well done fellas!
November 2015 - Sam, Joe, Steph,
and Ryan's paper is published in Journal of Materials Chemistry C after almost two years of work! Great result from a lot of teamwork,
keep it up!
October 2015 - Finally! Steph and Pierga's paper on radical/gold nanoparticles has been accepted to SYNLETT.
Another example of collaborative research leading to results that wouldn't otherwise be possible. Nice job guys!
September 2015- Desiree, Jasmine, Connor, and Aaron join the group for their Honours Thesis Projects. Welcome!
August 2015 - Congrats
to Amir and Steph on their collaborative paper with the Ragogna and Gillies groups being accepted to Organometallics.
Air stable alkyl phosphines anyone?
August 2015 - Congrats to Ryan and Steph on their collaborative paper
with the Luyt group being accepted to Chemistry - A European Journal. The start of a great partnership!
June 2015 - Steph
takes home an oral presentation award from the 98th CSC Conference in Ottawa, ON. Congrats Steph!
June 2015 - The group presents
4 talks and 2 posters at the 98th CSC Conference in Ottawa, great job everyone!
June 2015 - The champagne bill is getting a little
large as Steph, Jackie, and Umesh publish their boron difluoride dimer work in RSC Advances. Nice work guys!
May 2015 - The group
is highlighted in a Young Career Focus article in SYNFORM. To read the article, click here.
May 2015 - Jasmine joins the
group as an NSERC USRA student. Welcome aboard!
May 2015 - Tommy, Ethan, and Jordan leave the group for various ventures.
Thanks for all the hard work guys. Enjoy your summer.
April 2015 - More bubbly! Steph's paper on pi-conjugated boron difluoride
complexes has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Organic Chemistry.
April 2015 - Great news keeps rolling in. Joe
(PGS-D), Ryan (CGS-M), and Sam (CGS-M) all land NSERC scholarships. Great job guys, this is fantastic news!
March 2015- Ryan, Sam, and Tommy represented the group at the 2015 SOUSCC conference at U of T Mississauga and Ryan took home a second place
presentation prize from the inorganic division. Well done guys!.
March 2015 - Tommy, Steph, and Jackie's collaborative paper
with Pierga and the Workentin group is accepted to Chemical Communications. Nice job guys, hopefully this is the first of many!
2015 - Ryan and Jasmine receive NSERC USRA scholarships for summer research. Congrats guys!
January 2015 - Steph's collaborative
paper with the Ding group has been accepted for publication in Chemical Communications. Congrats Steph.
January 2015 - Amir's
collaborative paper with the Ragogna group has been accepted for publication in Chemistry of Materials. Nice job Amir.
2014 - Joe won a first place poster prize at the Western Science Interdisciplinary Research Showcase. Well done Joe!
2014 - Ryan has been awarded the Chemistry Alumni Scholarship for his achievements during the 2013-2014 academic year. Nice
job Ryan, it's good to see the hard work is paying off.
November 2014 - Ethan has been selected to participate in the Inorganic
Chemistry Exchange (ICE) program and will be working with Prof. Robin Hicks at the Univeristy of Victoria during the summer of 2015.
October 2014 - Joe and Ethan have their paper describing metallopolymers based on nickel(II) complexes of Goedken's
macrocycle accepted to Macromolecular Rapid Communications. Good job finishing this project and beating all of our deadlines guys!
2014 - The group welcomes John (postdoc), Samantha (Chem 4491), and Tommy (Chem 4491). Ryan (Chem 4491) and Ethan (work study) have
also re-joined the group for the 2014-2015 academic year. Welcome everyone.
September 2014 - Steph, Jackie, and Pauline's paper
on structure-dependent properties of triarylformazanate boron difluoride complexes is accepted to Inorganic Chemistry. Nice one guys!
2014 - The group receives NSERC Engage funding for an industrially-motivated project.
July 2014 - After a lot of hard work, Amir's
paper is accepted to Chemical Communications. Congrats Amir!
July 2014 - Steph, Pauline, and Jackie's paper describing 3-cyanoformaznate
boron difluoride dyes has been accepted for publication in Chemistry - A European Journal. Keep them coming guys!
2014 - Jackie lands a job at FPInnovations. Way to go Jackie!
July 2014 - The Gilroy group is featured on Western's Faculty of
July 2014 - JoeP has been awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). Congrats Joe, this is well deserved!
2014 - After much hard work, Jackie, JoeP, and Kit's verdazyl polymer paper has been accepted for publication in Polymer Chemistry.