Allan

Professor Allan J. B. Watson

  • MSci Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 1999–2004
  • PhD (with Prof W. J. Kerr), University of Strathclyde, 2004–2008
  • Lindemann Postdoctoral Fellow (with Prof. D. W. C. MacMillan), Princeton University, 2008–2010
  • Industrial postdoc at GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, 2010–2011
  • Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, October 2011–November 2015
  • Senior Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, November 2015–December 2017
  • Reader in Homogeneous Catalysis at the University of St. Andrews, January 2018–July 2021
  • Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of St. Andrews, August 2021–present

Allan was born in Glasgow, now lives in Fife, and hangs out with Ava, Dawn, and Finn.

 

Presentations (past and upcoming)

61. RSC New Frontiers, November 200

60. University of Regensburg, July 2020

59. SCI Annual Review Meeting, SCI London, 2021.

58. 1stCanada/UK Joint Symp. on Coordination Chem, 2021.

57. Ireland Organic Chem. Regional Meeting, Cork, 2021.

56. University of Oxford, UK/Japan Conference, 2020.

55. Imperial College London, March 2020.

54. University of Leicester, January 2020.

53. Cardiff University, December 2019.

52. University of Sheffield, November 2019.

51. Queen Mary University of London, October 2019.

50. Chan-Lam Symposium, ACS Fall Meeting, San Diego, August 2019.

49. Genentech, San Francisco, August 2019.

48. Bristol-Myers-Squibb, New Jersey, August 2019.

47. University of York, July 2019.

46. Syngenta, Jeallot’s Hill, January 2019.

45. Lilly, Erl Wood, Windlesham, December 2018.

44. SCI/UCB, Celebration of Organic Chemistry, September 2018.

43. EuCheMS Congress, Liverpool, August 2018.

42. EuCheMS Workshop, Oxford, May 2018

41. Canadian Chemical Society, May 2018.

40.Ottawa–Carleton Chemistry Institute, University of Ottawa, May 2018

39. Chem Journal Symposium, UEA, April 2018.

38.  GlaxoSmithKline, PA, USA, March 2018.

37.  Blumberg Institute, PA, USA, March 2018.

36.  ACS Spring Meeting, New Orleans, March 2018.

35. University of Durham, February 2018.

34.  University of Nottingham, December 2017.

33. Evotec, Abingdon, November 2017.

32.  University of York, November 2017.

31. University of Bath, November 2017.

30.  University of Leeds, October 2017.

29.  Gregynog Synthesis Workshop, September 2017.

28.  AstraZeneca, Macclesfield, July 2017.

27.  St. Andrews University, June 2017.

26.  University of Sienna, June 2017.

25.  ACS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, April 2017.

24.  ACS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, April 2017.

23.  University of Birmingham, March 2017.

22.  OrgSyn50, Manchester, February 2017.

21.  University of Muenster, February 2017.

20.  New Frontiers in Organic Chemistry, RSC, Burlington House, September 2016.

19.  Bürgenstock Conference on Stereochemistry, Brunnen, June 2016.

18.  University of Hull, November 2016.

17.  Synthesis Symposium at the University of Huddersfield, March 2016.

16.  Heriot-Watt University, November 2015.

15.  Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, September 2015.

14.  Gregynog Synthesis Workshop, September 2013.

13.  Syngenta, Stein, Switzerland, September 2015.

12.  Bergman RSC Award Symposium, University of Glasgow, May 2015.

11.  43rd RSC Organic Division Scottish Regional Meeting, University of Glasgow, January 2015.

10.  Syngenta, Jealott’s Hill, January 2015.

9.   RSC Organic Division Scottish Regional Meeting, University of Glasgow, January 2015.

8.   UNICAMP, Brazil, November 2014.

7.   UFSCAR, Brazil, November 2014.

6.   Imperial College London, April 2014.

5.   Gregynog Synthesis Workshop, September 2013.

4.   University of York, April 2013.

3.   IMI CHEM21, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, February 2013.

2.   EPSRC INSPIRE Workshop, Warwickshire, October 2012.

1.   University of Strathclyde, October 2011.

 

Awards

RSC Hickinbottom Award 2019

EuChemS Young Investigator Award 2018

JSP Fellowship 2016 (Bürgenstock Meeting)

Thieme Chemistry Journals Award 2015

Lindemann Fellowship 2008