School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

  • 39 Stranmillis Road, David Keir Building

    BT9 5AG Belfast

    United Kingdom

Research Output

2020

Quinine Based Ionic Liquids: A Tonic for Base Instability

McNeice, P., Ferrero Vallana, F. M., Coles, S., Horton, P., Marr, P., Seddon, K. & Marr, A., 01 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 297, 111773.

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Removal of microcystins from a waste stabilisation lagoon: Evaluation of a packed-bed continuous flow TiO2 reactor

Pestana, C. J., Hobson, P., Robertson, P. K. J., Lawton, L. A. & Newcombe, G., 01 Apr 2020, In : Chemosphere. 245, 8 p., 125575.

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Spatially-Resolved Investigation of the Water Inhibition of Methane Oxidation over Palladium

Coney, C., Stere, C., Millington, P., Raj, A., Wilkinson, S., Caracotsios, M., McCullough, G., Hardacre, C., Morgan, K., Thompsett, D. & Goguet, A., 14 Feb 2020, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.

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Spatio-temporal genetic tagging of a cosmopolitan planktivorous shark provides insight to gene flow, temporal variation and site-specific re-encounters

Lieber, L., Hall, G., Hall, J., Berrow, S., Johnston, E., Gubili, C., Sarginson, J., Francis, M., Duffy, C., Wintner, S. P., Doherty, P. D., Godley, B. J., Hawkes, L. A., Witt, M. J., Henderson, S. M., de Sabata, E., Shivji, M. S., Dawson, D. A., Sims, D. W., Jones, C. S. & 1 others, Noble, L. R., 03 Feb 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 17 p., 1661.

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Technical challenges and opportunities in realising a circular economy for waste photovoltaic modules

Farrell, C., Osman Ahmed, A. O., Doherty, R., Saad, M., Zhang, X., Murphy, A., Harrison, J., Vennard, A., Kumaravel, V., Al-Muhtaseb, A. H. & Rooney, D., 27 May 2020, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 128

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Temperature sensitivity of the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) performance of Ce–TiO2 in the presence of SO2

Zhang, W., Liu, G., Jiang, J., Tan, Y., Wang, Q., Gong, C., Shen, D. & Wu, C., Mar 2020, In : Chemosphere. 243, 9 p., 125419.

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The crystal structures of 1-(polyfluorophenylmethyl)-3-methylimidazolium bromide salts

Marr, A., Saunders, G. & Thomas, H., 08 May 2020, (Accepted) In : Journal of Fluorine Chemistry.

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Therapeutic mammaplasty is a safe and effective alternative to mastectomy with or without immediate breast reconstruction

on behalf of the TeaM and iBRA-2 Steering Groups, the Breast Reconstruction Research Collaborative, and the Mammary Fold Academic and Research Collaborative, 19 Feb 2020, In : British Journal of Surgery.

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The use of titanium dioxide nanotubes as photoanodes for chloride oxidation

Boyle, C., Skillen, N., Gunaratne, N., Sharma, P., Byrne, J. A. & Robertson, P., 01 Apr 2020, In : Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing. 109, p. 104930

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Type 3 porous liquids based on non-ionic liquid phases – a broad and tailorable platform of selective, fluid gas sorbents

Cahir, J., Tsang, M. Y., Lai, B., Hughes, D., Alam, M. A., Jacquemin, J., Rooney, D. & James, S. L., 09 Jan 2020, In : Chemical Science. 7 p.

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When the functionalisation comes in useful: ionic liquids with a “sweet” appended moiety demonstrate drastically reduced toxicological effects

Billeci, F., D'Anna, F., Feroci, M., Cancemi, P., Feo, S., Forlino, A., Tonnelli, F., Seddon, K. R., Gunaratne, H. Q. N. & Plechkova, N. V., 21 Jan 2020, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. p. 926-938 13 p., DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b05507.

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‘All in one’ photo-reactor pod containing TiO2 coated glass beads and LEDs for continuous photocatalytic destruction of cyanotoxins in water

Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Pestana, C. J., Skillen, N., Hui, J., Saravanan, S., Edwards, C., Irvine, J. T. S., Robertson, P. K. J. & Lawton, L. A., 09 Jan 2020, In : Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. 6 p.

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2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Chemical-Intervention Strategy to Circumvent Peptide Hydrolysis by D-Stereoselective Peptidases

Bann, S., Ballantine, R., Li, Y-X., Qian, P-Y. & Cochrane, S., 27 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 22, p. 10466-10472

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A Colourimetric Vacuum Air-Pressure Indicator

Yusufu, D. & Mills, A., 21 Oct 2019, In : The Analyst. 144, 20, p. 5947-5952

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A DFT study of direct furfural conversion to 2-methylfuran on the Ru/Co 3 O 4 surface

Dong, H., Zheng, Y. & Hu, P., 21 Jan 2019, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 21, 3, p. 1597-1605 9 p.

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A first-principles microkinetic study on the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide over Cu(211) in the presence of water

Sun, X., Wang, P., Shao, Z., Cao, X. & Hu, P., 01 Dec 2019, In : Science China Chemistry. 62, 12, p. 1686-1697 12 p.

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A General-Purpose Colourimetric Air pressure Indicator

Mills, A. & Yusufu, D., 15 Nov 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical.

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A magnetic self-contained thermochromic system with convenient temperature range

Billeci, F., Gunaratne, H. Q., D'Anna, F., Morgan, G., Seddon, K. R. & Plechkova, N., 2019, In : Green Chemistry. 21, 6, p. 1412-1416 5 p.

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Amorphous Surface PdO X and Its Activity toward Methane Combustion

Bunting, R. J., Cheng, X., Thompson, J. & Hu, P., 01 Nov 2019, In : ACS Catalysis. 9, 11, p. 10317-10323

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An Efficient, Full Spectrum-Driven H2 Evolution Z-Scheme Co2P/CdS Photocatalyst with Co-S Bonds

Li, N., Ding, Y., Wu, J., Zhao, Z., Li, X., Zheng, Y-Z., Huang, M. & Tao, X., 04 Jun 2019, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.

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A one-pot method for building colloidal nanoparticles into bulk dry powders with nanoscale magnetic, plasmonic and catalytic functionalities

Ye, Z., Li, C., Skillen, N., Xu, Y., McCabe, H., Kelly, J., Robertson, P. & Bell, S., 15 Mar 2019, In : Applied Materials Today. 15, Special Issue Plasmonics, p. 398-404

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A Personal Journey across Fluorescent Sensing and Logic Associated with Polymers of Various Kinds

Yao, C-Y., Uchiyama, S. & Prasanna de Silva, A., 14 Aug 2019, In : Polymers. 11, 8, 15 p., 1351.

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Aqueous Biphasic Systems Formed in (Zwitterionic Salt + Inorganic Salt) Mixtures

Mills, J., Level, G., Mangwandi, C. & Blesic, M., 2019, In : Pure and Applied Chemistry .

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Arene-polyfluoroarene π-π stacking between N-heterocyclic carbene ligands of pentamethylcyclopentadienyl group 9 metal complexes

Lockley, A. J., Marr, A. C., Saunders, G. C. & Thomas, H. P., 25 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Fluorine Chemistry.

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A review of floating photovoltaic design concepts and installed variations

Friel, D., Karimirad, M., Whittaker, T., Doran, W. J. & Howlin, E., 18 Oct 2019, 4th International Conference on Offshore Renewable Energy. CORE2019 proceedings, Glasgow: ASRANet Ltd, UK, 30 Aug 2019. ASRANet Ltd

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Artificial cysteine-lipases with high activity and altered catalytic mechanism created by laboratory evolution

Cen, Y., Singh, W., Arkin, M., Moody, T. S., Huang, M., Zhou, J., Wu, Q. & Reetz, M. T., 19 Jul 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 10 p., 3198 .

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A smart adhesive 'consume within' (CW) indicator for food packaging

Mills, A., Yusufu, D. & Wang, C., 07 Dec 2019, In : Food Packing and Shelf Life. 22, 8 p., 100395.

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Assessment of the energy recovery potential of waste Photovoltaic (PV) modules

Farrell, C., Osman, A. I., Zhang, X., Murphy, A., Doherty, R., Morgan, K., Rooney, D. W., Harrison, J., Coulter, R. & Shen, D., 01 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 13 p., 5267.

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Assignment of excited-state bond lengths using branching-ratio measurements:The B$^2\Sigma^+$ state of BaH molecules

Lane, I., Moore, K., McNally, R. & Zelevinsky, T., 09 Aug 2019, In : Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 100, 02, 14 p., 022506.

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Atomic Ordering and bond relaxation in optical spectra of self-organized InP/GaInP2 Wigner molecule structures

Mintairov, A. M., Lebedev, D. V., Bert, N., Belyaev, K. G., Nevedomskiy, V. N., Rakhlin, M. V., Toropov, A. A., Vlasov, A. S., Gocalinska, A., Juska, G., Pelucchi, E., Arredondo, M. A., Naden, A. B., Shelaev, A. V. & Bykov, V. A., 11 Nov 2019, In : Applied Physics Letters. 115, 20, 5 p., 202104.

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Bisphosphonate ligand mediated ultrasensitive capacitive protein sensor: complementary match of supramolecular and dynamic chemistry

Ertürk, G., Akhoundian, M., Lueg-Althoff, K., Shinde, S., Yeung, S. Y., Hedström, M., Schrader, T., Mattiasson, B. & Sellergren, B., 14 Jan 2019, In : New journal of chemistry. 43, 2, p. 847-852 6 p.

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Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) production from catalytic pyrolysis of waste plastics: The influence of catalyst and reaction pressure

Wang, J., Shen, B., Lan, M., Kang, D. & Wu, C., 28 Jan 2019, In : Catalysis Today.

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Catalysing and Characterising Transition EPA Research Report 287

Ellis, G., Hume, T., Barry, J. & Curry, R., 30 Sep 2019, Environmental Protection Agency. 50 p. (EPA Research Reports)

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Catalytic and biophysical investigation of rhodium hydroformylase

Imam, H. T., Jarvis, A., Celorrio, V., Baig, I., Allen, C., Marr, A. & Kamer, P., 16 Oct 2019, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.

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Catalytic Mechanism of Mevalonate Kinase Revisited, a QM/MM Study

McClory, J., Lin, J., Timson, D., Zhang, J. & Huang, M., 07 Mar 2019, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 9, p. 2423-2431

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CFD in Chemical Engineering: Process Design Symposium at the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE10)

Nunhez, J. R., Derksen, J. J. & Ranade, V. V., 01 Feb 2019, In : Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 97, 2, p. 442-443 2 p.

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cis‐Dihydroxylation of Tricyclic Arenes and Heteroarenes Catalyzed by Toluene Dioxygenase: A Molecular Docking Study and Experimental Validation

Boyd, D., Sharma, N. D., Brannigan, I., McGivern, C., Nockemann, P., Stevenson, P., McRoberts, C., Hoering, P. & Allen, C. C. R., 18 Mar 2019, In : Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis.

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Co(OH)2/BiVO4 photoanode in tandem with a carbon-based perovskite solar cell for solar-driven overall water splitting

Li, X., Li, N., Jia, M., Lu, Y., Zheng, Y-Z., Tao, X. & Huang, M., 01 Nov 2019, In : Electrochimica Acta.

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CO-free Enantioselective Hydroformylation of Functionalised Alkenes: Using a Dual Catalyst System to Give Improved Selectivity and Yield

Pittaway, R., Dingwall, P., Fuentes, J. A. & Clarke, M. L., 17 Sep 2019, In : Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis. 361, 18, p. 4334-4341

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