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Carina defends her PhD!

Enormous congratulations to Carina, who defends her PhD and earns her doctorate! Huge thanks to Prof. Brenton DeBoef for travelling from Rhode Island to be the opponent, and thank you to the other committee members who contributed to a great discussion.

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Carina nails her PhD thesis!

Another happy moment in the group as Carina, in keeping with Swedish tradition, nails her PhD freshly printed thesis. The title is New Arylation Strategies Based on Organomain Group Reactivity. The defence is the next and final challenge!

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Lukasz is interviewed on Synform

Synform publish an interview with Lukasz, in which he opines about the the group’s projects and ambitions, the benefits and future of organic chemistry and what motivated him to take up organic chemistry in the first place.

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Karthik defends his PhD!

Karthik defends his PhD! 24th February 2017 Huge congratulations go to Karthik, who has successfully defended his PhD thesis, Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization of (Hetero)arenes. He is the first student to emerge from our group with a PhD! The opponent for the occassion was Prof. Victor Snieckus from Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. We thank him enormously for crossing “The…

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Karthik nails his thesis!

In what some Swedish observers have already called Spikning, Karthik has kept  up an archaic tradition and nailed his freshly printed PhD thesis to a plank of wood. And there was much rejoicing.

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Gwenn arrives in the group!

Gwendoline Delepierre arrives via the Erasmus program to do her Masters project with us in collaboration with the group of Anders Thapper at Uppala’s Ångström laboratory. Welcome, Gwenn!

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The group begins!

Thanks to a generous Young Researcher grant from the Swedish Research Council, and The Department of Chemistry’s hospitality, the Pilarski Group begins its life in research! Thanks go out to all who made it possible (you know who you are)!

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