Tag Archives: organophosphorus

Red Kite V

The fifth meeting of the Red Kite Network will be held on Wednesday 8th January, 2014 in the Main Lecture Theatre in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford.

Attendance will be courtesy of the John Fell Oxford University Research Fund. The meeting will consist of three sessions, each commencing with a half hour Plenary delivered by a leading academic, followed by three shorter talks by younger researchers.


9:00 Set up Posters etc.
9:50 Introduction
10:00 Prof. Andrew S. Weller (Oxford) “Organometallic reactivity and catalysis in the solid state”
10:30 Jerome G. P. Wicker (Oxford/ISIS) “Predicting crystallisation propensity of small molecules”
10:45 Markus Gerstel (Oxford) ‘Quantifying radiation damage in MX
11:00 Joshua A. Hill (Oxford) “Structural trends in transition-metal dicyanometallate framework materials’”
11:15 Tea Break
11:45 Dr. Arwen R. Pearson (RCaH/Leeds) A new approach to time-resolved crystallography
12:15 Andrew R. Jupp (Oxford) “The heptaphosphide cage as a novel source of organophosphorus compounds”
12:30 Rémi A. Tirfoin (Oxford) “Single-crystal X-ray characterization: a versatile diagnostic tool in organometallic chemistry”
12:45 Andrew Johnston (Oxford) “Cracking the structure of cocaine”
1:00 Lunch & Posters (JR Seminar Room)
2:30 Prof. A. Michael Glazer (Oxford) “The continuing saga of lead zirconate titanate”
3:00 Dr. Mark R. Warren (Diamond) “Using crystallography to watch your reaction”
3:20 Dr. Lynne H. Thomas (Bath/RCaH) Seeing the wood through the trees: unravelling the nanostructure of cellulose microfibrils
3:40 Dr. Tristan Youngs (ISIS) “Studies of mixed length scale heterogeneous systems at ISIS”
4:00 Drinks Reception & Posters (JR Seminar Room)


Those not speaking are encouraged to bring posters and the best will be rewarded.

Lunch is included, as is a small drinks reception after the meeting in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room. These will only be available to registered attendees.

Parking is notoriously difficult in Oxford, so please keep that in mind if travelling and we would recommend the train or Park & Ride.

In order to ensure there is enough tea/coffee/cake/sandwiches/poster boards etc., please let us know you are coming and whether you are going to bring a poster; the registration form is below. The registration deadline is Noon on Monday 6th January and we will confirm receipt by email.