Jonathan Clayden


2015-present: Professor of Chemistry, University of Bristol

2001-2015: Professor of Organic Chemistry, University of Manchester

2000-2001: Reader in Chemistry, University of Manchester

1994-2000: Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Manchester

1992-1994: Royal Society Western European Research Fellow and Post-doc with Prof Marc Julia at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris on transition metal catalysed reactions of sulfones, and carbenoid chemistry

1989-1992: PhD at University of Cambridge with Dr Stuart Warren on asymmetric synthesis using phosphine oxide chemistry

1986-1989: BA (Natural Sciences) at Churchill College, University of Cambridge

1968: Born: Kampala, Uganda


2011: Royal Society Wolfson Reserch Merit Award

2011: Merck Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry

2009: Leverhulme Research Fellowship

2006: Hickinbottom Fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry

2006: Stereochemistry Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry

2004: Novartis European Young Investigator Award

2003: Corday-Morgan Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry

2003-4: Royal Society Leverhulme Senior Research Fellow

2001: Pfizer Prize

2001: AstraZeneca Prize

1998: GlaxoWellcome Prize for Innovative Organic Chemistry

1997: Meldola Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Named Lectureships and Visiting Professorships

2013: Visiting professor, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI

2012: AstraZeneca Lecturer, University of Montréal

2008: Merck-Frosst Lecturer, Toronto/Montréal

2006: Frank Warren Lecturer, Cape Town

2006: Visiting Professor, Università degli studi di Firenze, Italy

2005: Ginsburg Lecturer, Technion-Haifa Institue of Technology, Israel

2005: Visiting professor, École Européenne de Chimie, Polymères, Matériaux, Strasbourg, France

2003: Visiting professor, Université de Bordeaux I, France

2000, 2001: Visiting professor, Institut pour la Recherche en Chimie Organique Fine, Université de Rouen and Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Rouen, France

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