R&D Chemist, James Fleming, is celebrating after successfully passing his Chemistry PhD viva!

James, who joined High Force Research a year ago and is based at its Wilton Centre laboratory, recently completed his PhD on the ‘Synthesis and Characterisation of MOP-phosphonite Complexes and their Applications in Asymmetric Catalysis.’ His postgraduate research was supervised by Dr Lee J. Higham, of the School of Chemistry at Newcastle University.

Commenting on James’ success, High Force Research’s Dr Neil Sim said: “We’re thrilled that James has completed his PhD. James is an integral member of our Wilton Centre team and achieving his PhD is testament to his dedication and skill as a chemist – he should be really proud of his achievement!”

Well done James!