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- Homogeneous Catalysis - Selective Oxidation Reactions - Discovery and Mechanistic Studies of Catalytic Reactions - Continuous Flow Processes for Catalytic Reactions


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Research Interests

My Group's research is focussed on homogeneous catalysis with a particular emphasis on selective oxidation reactions. 

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R1158CCE: EPSRC - Small items of Equipment at QUB, Belfast

Hardacre, C., Bell, S., Cook, M., Degirmenci, V., Holbrey, J., Jacquemin, J., Lin, W., Mangwandi, C., Manyar, H., Mills, A., Muldoon, M., Nockemann, P., Rebrov, E. & Walsh, P.


Project: Research

Research Output

Cationic Palladium(II) Complexes for Catalytic Wacker-Type Oxidation of Styrenes to Ketones Using O2 as the Sole Oxidant

Chai, H., Cao, Q., Dornan, L. M., Hughes, N. L., Brown, C. L., Nockemann, P., Li, J. & Muldoon, M. J., 20 Dec 2017, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2017, 47, p. 5604-5608 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Mechanism of Catalytic Oxidation of Styrenes with Hydrogen Peroxide in the Presence of Cationic Palladium(II) Complexes

    Walker, K., Dornan, L., Zare, R., Waymouth, R. & Muldoon, M., 29 Aug 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 12 Citations (Scopus)
    259 Downloads (Pure)

    Palladium(II)-Catalysed Aminocarbonylation of Terminal Alkynes for the Synthesis of 2-Ynamides: Addressing the Challenges of Solvents and Gas Mixtures

    Hughes, N., Brown, C. L., Irwin, A. A., Cao, Q. & Muldoon, M. J., 23 Jan 2017, In : CHEMSUSCHEM. 10, 4, p. 675-680 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 8 Citations (Scopus)
    169 Downloads (Pure)

    Using chiral ionic liquid additives to enhance asymmetric induction in a Diels–Alder reaction

    Goodrich, P., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Hall, L., Wang, Y., Jin, L., Muldoon, M., Ribeiro, A. P. C., Pombeiro, A. J. L., Pârvulescu, V. I., Davey, P. & Hardacre, C., 07 Feb 2017, In : Dalton Transactions. 46, 5, p. 1704-1713 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Synthesis of 2-Alkynoates by Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Oxidative Carbonylation of Terminal Alkynes and Alcohols

    Cao, Q., Hughes, N. L. & Muldoon, M. J., Aug 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 34, p. 11982–11985

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 9 Citations (Scopus)
    156 Downloads (Pure)


    The Ramsay Memorial Fellowship

    Mark Muldoon (Recipient), 2005

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 1 Participation in conference


    Mark Muldoon (Speaker)

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


    Development of Sustainable Catalytic Systems For Oxidation Reactions

    Author: Hughes, N., Apr 2017

    Supervisor: Muldoon, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy