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Name Professor Roger Alder
Job title Emeritus Professor of Organic Chemistry
Department School of Chemistry University of Bristol
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Qualifications MA, DPhil(Oxon), DSc(Bristol), FRSC, FRS
Professional details
Keywords molecules
stable diaminocarbenes
computational organic chemistry
conformational control by quaternary centres
strong amine bases
intrabrigehead chemistry
powerful alkylating agents
Areas of expertise A major theme of my research has been the preparation and study of interesting molecules - nature has no monopoly on these, and making new molecules with unusual properties is intellectually challenging and potentially useful.