Cristina Lagunas-Castedo


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Research Interests

Molecular sensors


Luminescent materials

Coordination chemistry



Structural Chemistry

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Coordination Chemistry


Athena-SWAN Champion (School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering)

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Projects 2008 2014

R1967CHM: Castech <CHEM/MATHS>

Goguet, A., Hardacre, C., Hu, P., James, S., Kohanoff, J., Lagunas-Castedo, C., Marr, A., Paxton, A., Rooney, D., Shekhtman, S., Sheldrake, G. & Thompson, J.


Project: Research

Research Output 2003 2016

14 Citations (Scopus)

Control over the Self-Assembly Modes of PtII Complexes by Alkyl Chain Variation: From Slipped to Parallel π-Stacks

Allampally, N. K., Mayoral, M. J., Chansai, S., Lagunas, M. C., Hardacre, C., Stepanenko, V., Albuquerque, R. Q. & Fern‚ndez, G., 01 Jun 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 23, p. 7810-7816 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self assembly
Spectroscopic analysis
X ray analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of , of α,β-unsaturated aldehydes and nitriles via cross-metathesis reactions using Grubbs’ catalysts

Rountree, S. M., Taylor, S. F. R., Hardacre, C., Lagunas, M. C. & Davey, P. N., 22 Sep 2014, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 486, p. 94-104 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of Gold–Silver Luminescent Honeycomb Aggregates by Both Solvent-Based and Solvent-Free Methods

Blanco, M. C., Camara, J., Gimeno, M. C., Laguna, A., James, S., Lagunas-Castedo, C. & Villacampa, M. D., 24 Sep 2012, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 51, 39, p. 9777-9779 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemistry of Hg(II) Salts in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids

Abdul Manan, N. S., Aldous, L., Alias, Y., Compton, R. G., Lagunas-Castedo, C. & Hardacre, C., 24 Mar 2011, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 115, 11, p. 2574-2581 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Cyclic voltammetry
95 Citations (Scopus)

Neutron diffraction, NMR and molecular dynamics study of glucose dissolved in the ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate

Youngs, T., Holbrey, J., Mullan, C., Norman, S., Lagunas-Castedo, C., D'Agostino, C., Mantle, M. D., Gladden, L. F., Bowron, D. T. & Hardacre, C., Aug 2011, In : Chemical Science. 2, 8, p. 1594-1605 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Neutron diffraction
Molecular dynamics
Nuclear magnetic resonance

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Soapbox Science

Geetha Srinivasan (Organiser), Maria Lagunas-Castedo (Organiser)
29 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Flexible Supercapacitors Utilising the Multifunctional Rôle of Ionic Liquids

Author: Lorenzo Fernandez, M., 30 May 2018

Supervisor: Lagunas-Castedo, M. (Supervisor) & Srinivasan, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Recovery of Precious Metals from Secondary Sources

Author: McAtamney, D. L. P., Feb 2018

Supervisor: McCullough, G. (Supervisor) & Lagunas-Castedo, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy