The Ball Group is a synthetic and physical organic chemistry research group based in the School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham, UK.


Latest News

August 2022. Congratulations to Katie Ruffell, whose paper on dione arylation is published in Angewandte Chemie! A great effort, in collaboration with Kenny Ling at Syngenta.


August 2022. Farewell to Benjamin Owen, who leaves us after 2 months of hard work in the lab. Best of luck for the final year of you PhD!

July 2022. Huge congratulations to Ben, Katie, Charlie, Desiree and Gemma, who delivered excellent talks on their excellent chemistry at the annual Final Year Postgraduate Symposium! Double congrats to Charlie and Katie, who cleared up first- and second-place prizes in the Organic Section. 







June 2022. Welcome to Benjamin Owen, who is visiting the group from Prof. Guiry's lab at University College Dublin.

March 2022. A very warm welcome to Ben Scrafield and Sudheesh Sivanandan, who join the group for post-doctoral research!