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We are delighted to congratulate Lukas Gierlichs on successfully completing his PhD. His dedication and hard work have contributed to our research group, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours.

We are excited to welcome Ola Gorecka and Taylor Wilde, two new PhD students, to our group. We look forward to their valuable contributions to our group!

Congratulations to Michael Guerzoni, our 3rd PhD student, on being awarded a poster prize at the DYME meeting in August.

Professor R. L. Melen

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

Tel: +44 (0)29 20879667
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Melen Research Group, Spring 2023

Alotaibi, N., Babaahmadi, R., Pramanik, M., Kaehler, T., Dasgupta, A., Richards, E., Ariafard, A., Wirth, T., Melen,* R. L. "B(3,4,5-F3H2C6)3 Lewis acid-catalysed C3-allylation of indoles" Dalton Trans., 2023, 52, 5039–5043.​