27 February 2015

2nd National Retrosynthesis Competition

Organised by:

SCI's Young Chemists' Panel, SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group, RSC's Heterocyclic & Synthesis Group and RSC’s Organic Division Council

RSC, London, UK

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Synopsis

If you have sent any messages, and in particular a registration, since Tuesday 27 January from 17:37 please resend them now to this e-mail address - maggichurchouseevents@btconnect.com.  

Prizes

1st prize: Huber Unichiller 003-MPC (donated by Huber)
2nd prize: Da Vinci 1.0 Desktop 3D Printer (donated by Chemglass)
3rd prize: JYoung 5 port Vacuum Manifold (donated by GPE)

Trophies have been designed and supplied by Chemglass. Also each member of the winning team has also been promised a year’s subscription to OBC (Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry) by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Copyright

  • The submitted reaction schemes will not be kept confidential, and in entering the competition and accepting the T&C, the group submitting the scheme agrees and consent to the same
  • Any IP rights that subsist in the submitted materials must not infringe the rights of any third parties
  • Both SCI and RSC own a worldwide, non-exclusive right to: 
    - Publish any reaction schemes submitted to SCI in any medium whatsoever;
    - Modify and publish any reaction schemes submitted to SCI in any medium whatsoever.
    - Publish any presentations submitted to SCI in any medium whatsoever;
  • Any other specific items or documents submitted to SCI for the purpose of the competition may also be published, these items should be treated in the same way
  • Unless formally agreed with the SCI or the Competition Organising Committee, the details of the authors and their affiliations (as the authors) shall be published

Programme

Day 1

09:00
Registration and refreshments
10:00
Evovation (Evotec)
10:30
The Round Bottoms (ICR)
11:00
Orange Team (GSK)
11:30
Team Dalton Towers (Manchester University)
12:00
Lunch and networking
13:00
Team Discovery Park (Pfizer)
13:30
Oxford SBM Team (Oxford University)
14:00
Team Syngenta (Syngenta)
14:30
Refreshments
15:00
Who said total synthesis was dead? (Bristol University)
15:30
One ED (CRL)
16:00
You've never Hud it so good (Huddersfield University)
16:30
Wine reception and networking followed by announcement of winner and presentation of prizes

Venue and Contact

RSC

Piccadilly 
London 
W1J 0BA

Maggi Churchouse

Tel: +44 (0)1359 221004

Email: maggi@maggichurchouseevents.co.uk


Fees

To allow as many people as possible to attend the live final, the Organising Committee are pleased to announce a number of free tickets to the 2015 Retrosynthesis Competition event, which includes lunch and a wine reception. We are expecting places at this event to be popular so spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, with a maximum of two tickets per applicant.

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