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25th Lakeland Symposium (Grasmere) 2023

7 May 2023 17:00 - 11 May 2023 13:00, Grasmere Village, United Kingdom

This is the RSC Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group's flagship biennial Lakeland Symposium, which will as usual be held in the charming Lake District village of Grasmere (Cumbria, UK). 

We have an outstanding line-up of speaker line-up, including plenary lectures, supporting lectures and short talks:
Plenary lectures:
Prof. Thorsten Bach (Technical University Munich, Germany)
Prof. Mark Lautens (University of Toronto, Canada)
Prof. Geraldine Masson (ICSN, France)
Prof. Chris Willis (University of Bristol, UK)
Prof. David Procter (University of Manchester, UK)
Dr. Katherine Wheelhouse (GSK, UK)
Prof. Daniele Leonori (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
Prof. AnnMarie O'Donoghue (Durham University, UK)
Prof. Ruth Gschwind (University of Regensburg, Germany)

Supporting lectures:
Dr. Alan Aitken (University of St. Andrews)
Prof. Edward Anderson (University of Oxford)
Dr Andrey Antonchick (Nottingham Trent University)
Dr Graeme Barker (Heriot-Watt University)
Dr. James Douglas (AstraZeneca)
Dr. Craig Johnston (University of St. Andrews)
Dr. Jonathan Knowles (Northumbria University)
Dr. Simon Lewis (University of Bath)
Dr. Maria Paz Munoz (Lancaster University)
Dr. Alex Pulis (University of Leicester)
Prof. Andrew Sutherland (University of Glasgow)
Dr. Bill Whittingham (Syngenta)
Prof. Jeremy Wulff (University of Victoria, Canada)
Dr. Wojciech Zawodny (Astex Pharmaceuticals)

Short talks:
Emily G. Babcock (University of Bath)
Anastasios Charitou (University of Manchester)
Aidan Cregan (University College Cork)
Andres R. Gomez-Angel (University of York)
Jodie Hann (University of Bath)
Harry Hicks (University of Oxford)
Dr Joe Higham (University of Greenwich)
Dr. Tengfei Kang (University of St. Andrews)
Dr Matthew Leech (University of Greenwich)
Caoihme Niland (UCD)
Oryn Purewal-Sidhu (University of Southampton)
Dr. Mandapati Bhargava Reddy (UCD)
Dean Roberts (Lancaster University)
Joe Russell   University of Bristol
Thomas Sephton (University of Manchester)
Ben Shennan (University of Oxford)
Juulia Talvitie (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Laura Winfrey (University of Leicester)

For further information please email the secretary (

The meeting has a friendly, informal atmosphere, with scientific sessions being held in the Grasmere Village Hall in the mornings and evenings, with the poster session and evening social events taking place in the conference hotels. The afternoons are left free for exploring the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District, and an optional conference banquet will be held on Wednesday night (additional charge). Accompanying persons are very welcome and there is an accompanying persons programme of social activities throughout the meeting.

Accommodation at one of the two conference hotels can also be reserved (full board packages) upon registration. Alternatively, a registration-only rate is also available for those wishing to make their own accommodation arrangements. 
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Grasmere Village, Grasmere Village Hall, Grasmere Village, Grasmere Village, LA229TA, United Kingdom

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