Dr David P. Mills Reader in Chemistry The University of Manchester @millsgroupchem
December 2019 - Dave gives an invited lecture at IIT Bombay as part of a half-day symposium - thanks very much for the invitation and a wonderful day of science!
November 2019 - Dave gives talks at the MTMM (IISER Bhopal) and RAMM (IIT Kharagpur) conferences and Vijay gives a talk and wins a poster prize at the MTMM. Thanks very much to the organisers!
November 2019 - Peter is first author on a preprint describing a double-dysprosocenium single-molecule magnet held together by weak interactions with neutral molecules, now available on ChemRxiv.
November 2019 - Our paper with the Chilton group on a bis-phospholyl dysprosium single-molecule magnet is now accepted in JACS.
October 2019 - Dave gives an invited seminar at St Andrews, thanks go to everyone who hosted the visit.
October 2019 - Peter is first author on a preprint describing the synthesis of a bis-phospholyl dysprosium compound that shows hysteresis up to 48 Kelvin, now available on ChemRxiv.
October 2019 - Our recent Chemical Science article is highlighted as a Hot Paper and a Pick of the Week; see the news story and a video made for this work here.
October 2019 - Jack, Marcus and Phil have started in the group for postdoctoral studies - a big welcome to all of you!
September 2019 - Jingjing has passed her PhD viva - very well done, richly deserved and best wishes for the future!
September 2019 - Corentin and Sophie have returned to the group to start their PhD studies, and Laura and Liam have started their MChem final year projects - welcome all!
September 2019 - A collaborative Manchester paper on exotic bent lanthanide complexes led by Hannah is published in Chemical Science (doi:10.1039/C9SC03431E).
September 2019 - Peter and Ben present talks at the Dalton Younger Members Event in Cardiff, Dave (talk) and Vijay (poster) present work at the European Conference for Molecular Magnetism in Florence.
September 2019 - Dave gives a seminar in the Paul Pascal Centre for Research in Bordeaux during a PhD viva visit for Xiaozhou Ma - many congrats Xiaozhou, and thanks to Pierre Dechambenoit for hosting!