Sir Edward Frankland Fellowship 2013 Winner


Dr Richard Layfield
Dr Richard Layfield

University of Manchester

For his contributions to organometallic chemistry, and in particular, his pioneering work on magnetic studies of organo-lanthanide complexes.

About the Winner


Dr Richard A Layfield studied chemistry at the University of Leeds (Master of Chemistry, 1999), and he obtained his PhD in metallocene chemistry under the supervision of Prof Dominic S Wright at the University of Cambridge (2002). Subsequently, he was elected to the Denman Baynes Junior Research Fellowship at Clare College, Cambridge, and in 2004 was appointed to a fixed-term lectureship in Cambridge.

In 2007, he was appointed to a Lectureship in Inorganic Chemistry at The University of Manchester. He has previously been awarded the RSC's Meldola Medal (2006), and he received a Fellowship for Experienced Researchers from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, which was hosted by Prof Dr Manfred Scheer at the University of Regensburg, Germany (2010-2012).


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