Stuart Warren

Stuart Warren (24 December 1938 – 22 March 2020)[1] was a British organic chemist and author of chemistry textbooks aimed at university students.[2][3]

Academic careerEdit

Warren was educated at Cheadle Hulme School near Manchester and read the Natural Sciences Tripos at Trinity College, Cambridge. He stayed at Cambridge to complete a PhD with Malcolm Clark, before moving to Harvard to do post-doctoral research with F. H. Westheimer. Dr Warren returned to Trinity as a research fellow and subsequently took up a post as a teaching fellow at Churchill College in 1971.[4] He remained a lecturer and researcher in the Department of Chemistry at Cambridge until his retirement in 2006.[5] He won the Royal Society of Chemistry Bader Award in 2002.[6]

The Warren groupEdit

Warren's research group is renowned for having produced some of the most successful organic chemistry academics in the UK, including:

jer Pedersen (University of Copenhagen)

Textbook authorshipEdit

Warren is well known for his university-level textbooks Chemistry of the Carbonyl Group (1974),[7] Designing Organic Syntheses: The Synthon Approach (1978),[8] Organic Synthesis: The Disconnection Approach (first edition 1982,[9] second edition 2008[10]), and its graduate-level sequel, Organic Synthesis: Strategy and Control (2007).[11] He is perhaps best known as one of the authors of the best-selling undergraduate text Organic Chemistry (first edition 2000,[12] second edition 2012[13]), which he wrote with his former students Jonathan Clayden and Nick Greeves, and fellow Cambridge lecturer Peter Wothers.

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stuart Warren (24 Dec 1938–22 Mar 2020)". Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (37). 2020. Retrieved 30 March 2021. In memory of Stuart Warren
  2. ^ "Natural Sciences: At the chalk face". Churchill College, Cambridge. Retrieved 14 May 2010.
  3. ^ "A sad farewell to Dr Stuart Warren". Cambridge University. Retrieved 23 Mar 2020.
  4. ^ "Master, Fellows and Subjects 2009/10". Churchill College, Cambridge. Retrieved 14 May 2010.
  5. ^ "Stuart Warren Retirement Conference". Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. Archived from the original on September 25, 2008. Retrieved 14 May 2010.
  6. ^ "Bader Award Previous Winners". The Royal Society of Chemistry. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  7. ^ Warren, Stuart (1974). Chemistry of the Carbonyl Group: A Programmed Approach to Organic Reaction Mechanisms. ISBN 978-0-471-92104-2.
  8. ^ Warren, Stuart (1978). Designing Organic Syntheses: The Synthon Approach. ISBN 978-0-471-99612-5.
  9. ^ Warren, Stuart (1982). Organic Synthesis: The Disconnection Approach (1st ed.). ISBN 978-0-471-10161-1.
  10. ^ Warren, Stuart; Wyatt, Paul (2008). Organic Synthesis: The Disconnection Approach (2nd ed.). ISBN 978-0-470-71236-8.
  11. ^ Warren, Stuart; Wyatt, Paul (2007). Organic Synthesis: Strategy and Control (2nd ed.). ISBN 978-0-471-92963-5.
  12. ^ Clayden, Jonathan; Greeves, Nick; Warren, Stuart; Wothers, Peter (2001). Organic Chemistry (1st ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-850346-0.
  13. ^ "The Sceptical Chymist: The Nature Chemistry blog. Reactions - Stuart Warren".