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Dr Vilius Franckevicius

Lecturer

Vilius Franckevicius

Department of Chemistry

Lancaster University

Bailrigg

Lancaster LA1 4YB

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 593748

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Research overview

Our research programme lies at the heart of organic synthesis and contemporary metal catalysis, and focuses on the discovery and development of new waste-minimised and sustainable synthetic tools for the efficient assembly of organic molecules in an asymmetric manner. We are, in particular, interested in decarboxylative C–C bond formation methods, which, unlike traditional catalytic cross-coupling approaches, avoid the use of basic or harsh reaction conditions and, save for carbon dioxide, which is easily removable, do not generate stoichiometric amounts of by-products or harmful waste.

PhD supervision

PhD projects include synthetic organic chemistry, catalysis and organometallic chemistry. Projects will be advertised as they become available.

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