Jonathan’s CV

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Jonathan Clayden MA PhD CChem FRSC

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol
Cantock’s Close
Bristol BS8 1TS


tel +44 (0)117 331 8054

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 Research Merit Award
2011: Merck Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry
2011: European Research Council Advanced Research Grant
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 Institute 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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