The Cronin Group

Research in the Cronin Group is motivated by the fascination for complex chemical systems, and the desire to construct complex functional molecular architectures that are not based on biologically derived building blocks.

Cronin Group to Host Symposium Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Regius Chair of Chemistry

This year, the University of Glasgow celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Regius Chair of Chemistry. In recognition of this milestone the current occupant of the chair, Prof Lee Cronin, will host a symposium for invited delegates, featuring talks by some of today’s most innovative and cutting edge scientists.

The Regius Chair of Chemistry, one of 13 Regius Chairs at the University of Glasgow, was founded in 1817 by King George III. It’s first occupant, Thomas Thomson, was appointed in 1818, and there have been 12 occupants to date. The current occupant is Prof Leroy (Lee) Cronin, who was appointed to the chair in 2013.

The event will take place on the 25th and 26th September, in the School of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow.

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Prof. Leroy (Lee) Cronin

Prof Leroy (Lee) Cronin
Regius Chair of Chemistry
Cronin Laboratory
School of Chemistry
Joseph Black Building
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
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Latest Publications


471. Formalising the pathways of life to using assembly spaces


470. Engineering Highly Reduced Molybdenum Polyoxometalates via the Incorporation of d and f Block Metal Ions


469. Effective Storage of Electrons in Water by the Formation of Highly Reduced Polyoxometalate Clusters

468. A Probabilistic Chemical Programmable Computer


467. Digitizing Chemical Synthesis in 3D Printed Reactionware


466. Hydrogen from water electrolysis


465. Investigating the autocatalytically driven formation of Keggin-based polyoxometalate clusters


464. Exploring the sequence space of unknown oligomers and polymers


463. Exploring the Hidden Constraints that Control the Self-Assembly of Nanomolecular Inorganic Clusters


462. Facile and Reproducible Electrochemical Synthesis of the Giant Polyoxomolybdates

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