Dr Hazel A Sparkes

PhD(Bath), MCHEM(Bath)

  • BS8 1TS


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Research interests

My role involves running the single crystal and powder X-ray crystallography service for the department.

My research interests are focussed primarily on examining processes that can be induced in the solid state for example the photo [2+2] cycloaddition reactions of alkenes, thermo and photo chromism in anils as well as spin crossover.  This research aims to gain a greater understanding of structure-property relationships.  Alongside this research I also carry out single crystal X-ray charge density refinement to study bonding and intermolecular interactions in both small organic molecules and organometallic complexes and conduct synchrotron or neutron diffraction experiments to support this research.

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Research Output

  • 109 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 1 Letter (Academic Journal)

Oxidative Addition of Alkenyl and Alkynyl Iodides to a AuI Complex

Cadge, J. A., Sparkes, H. A., Bower, J. F. & Russell, C. A., 7 Apr 2020, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 59, 16, p. 6617-6621 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    11 Downloads (Pure)


    • 1 Fellowship awarded competitively

    Early Career Research Fellowship

    Hazel A Sparkes (Recipient)

    Jan 2010Sep 2012

    Activity: Other activity typesFellowship awarded competitively