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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

Staff and Governance

Core Staff

The day-to-day running of IMEMS is the responsibility of the Core Executive Committee, comprising the Director and Associate Directors and the Administrator. 

Publication details for Prof. Andrew Beeby

Davidson, Ross, Hsu, Yu-Ting, Griffiths, Gareth C., Li, Chenfei, Yufit, Dmitry, Pal, Robert & Beeby, Andrew (2018). Highly Linearized Twisted Iridium(III) Complexes. Inorganic Chemistry 57(22): 14450-14462.

Author(s) from Durham


Sonogashira coupling with alkyne iridium(phenylpyridine)2(acetylacetone) synthons is used to produce highly linearized twisted iridium(III) complexes with lengths of up to 5 nm. These complexes were mechanically aligned in a polymer matrix, showing an improved contrast ratio with increased length.

Full Executive Committee

Our Full Executive Committee is made up of the Core Executive Committee, listed above, plus a number of executive members including:

International Advisory Board

We are extremely fortunate to have be able to call on the help and guidance of colleagues from around the world who help to shape and guide our direction, strategy and international reach. Our current Advisory Board members are: