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We are excited to welcome Darwin, Tanmay and Kimia to our group. Darwin is starting his PhD, Tanmay is joining us to continue his PhD with the Morrill group, and Kimia is a visiting PhD student all the way from Australia! We look forward to their valuable contributions to our group!

Congratulations to Mashael Alharbi on passing her PhD viva. We wish her all the best back in Saudi Arabia.
















Professor R. L. Melen

Cardiff Catalysis Institute
​Translational Research Hub
Maindy Road, Cathays
Cardiff, CF24 4HQ

E-mail: MelenR@cardiff.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)29 20879667
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Melen Research Group, Spring 2023
Pahar, S., van Ingen, Y., Babaahmadi, R., Kariuki, B.M., Wirth, T., Richards,* E., Melen,* R.L., “Diverse reactivity of amidinate-supported boron centers with the hypersilyl anion and access to a monomeric secondary boron hydride”, Inorg. Chem., 2024, 63, 8302.​