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Russell Wakeham
Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at Swansea University

Currently a postdoctoral fellow in organic and organometallic chemistry working with the Energy Saftey
Research Institute at Swansea University. Researching the reduction of CO2 using iron, molybdenum and
tungsten complexes in the homogeneous phase.

Previous experience:

Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of British Columbia
May 2014 - November 2016 (2 years 7 months)
Researching C-H activation and functionalization mediated by tungsten nitrosyl complexes for example the functionalization of methane, ethane and propane to form ketones.

PhD student at University of Bath
October 2010 - April 2014 (3 years 7 months)
The main aim of my doctoral thesis work was to discover new methodology for existing transformations of functional groups with a particular focus on finding catalytic methods for the acylation of sulfonamides and transfer hydrogenation reactions.

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