Professor Stephen G. Davies

Professor Stephen G. Davies
Waynflete Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry Research Laboratory
University of Oxford
Mansfield Road
Oxford
OX1 3TA, U.K.

T: +44 (0)1865 275695
F: +44 (0)1865 275633
E: steve.davies@chem.ox.ac.uk

Personal assistant:
Mrs Anne Tennant-Eyles
E: anne.tennant-eyles@chem.ox.ac.uk

Professor Steve Davies

Education
D.Sc. (Docteur es Sciences) University of Paris (1980)
D.Phil. (supervised by Dr Gordon Whitham) New College, University of Oxford (1975)
B.A. New College, University of Oxford (1973)

Positions
Waynflete Professor of Organic Chemistry and Fellow of Magdalen College, University of Oxford (2006 - current)
Chairman of Chemistry, University of Oxford (2006 - 2011)
Professor of Chemistry and Fellow of New College, University of Oxford (1996 - 2006)
University Lecturer and Fellow of New College, University of Oxford (1980 - 1996)
Attache de Recherche, CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette, collaborating with Dr Hugh Felkin (1978 - 1980)
NATO Fellowship, CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette, collaborating with Prof. Sir Derek Barton (1977 - 1978) 
ICI Fellowship, University of Oxford, collaborating with Prof. Malcolm Green (1975 - 1977)

Awards
Dr Honoris Causa, University of Salamanca (2014)
Royal Society of Chemistry Perkin Prize for Organic Chemistry (2011)
Distinguished Technopreneur award Singapore (2008)
Prize Lectureship of the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (1998)
Royal Society of Chemistry Award in Stereochemistry (1997)
Tilden Lecture Award (1996)
Royal Society of Chemistry Bader Award (1989)
Pfizer Award for Chemistry (1988)
Royal Society of Chemistry Award for Organometallic Chemistry (1987)
Royal Society of Chemistry Corday Morgan Medal (1986)
Pfizer Award for Chemistry (1985)
Hickinbottom Fellowship (1984)

Publications
Over 580 research papers, review articles, book chapters and books [View List]
h-index of 60 (Web of Science).

Editorial Appointments
"On Chemistry" Books Editor (2005 - current)
"Oxford Chemistry Masters", OUP Founding Editor and Editor of Organic Series (1995 - current)
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry Founding Editor and Editor in chief (1990 - current)
Tetrahedron Executive Editorial Board Member (1990 - current)
"Oxford Chemistry Primers", OUP Founding Editor and Editor of Organic Series (1989 - current)
J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Transactions Editorial Board Member (1989 – 1992)

Directorships
Founder and Non-executive Chairman MuOx Ltd. (2012 – current)
Founder and Non-executive Chairman OxRay Ltd. (2012 – current)
Non-executive Chairman OxStem Ltd. (2011 – current)
Non-executive Chairman Scientific Research Capital Ltd. (2010 – current)
Non-executive Director Isis Innovation plc (2008 – current)
Non-executive Director Oxeco plc (2007 – 2009)
Non-executive Director Summit Therapeutics plc, Inc (formerly VASTox plc, 2006 – current) 
Non-executive Chairman SciInk Ltd. (2004 – current)
Non-executive Chairman VASTox plc (2004 – 2006)
Founder and non-executive Chairman of VASTox Ltd. (2003 – 2004)
Director of Oxford Asymmetry International plc (1998 – 2000)
Founder and Research Director of Oxford Diversity Ltd. (1995 – 1998)
Founder and Director of Oxford Asymmetry Ltd. (1992 – 1998)

Membership of Committees
MPLS General Purposes Committee, University of Oxford (2006 - 2011)
MPLS Divisional Board, University of Oxford (2006 - 2011)
Begbroke Science Park Strategy Group (2006 - 2010)
Medical Sciences Divisional Board, University of Oxford (2006 - 2007)
Board of Electors of the Newton Abraham Visiting Professorship, University of Oxford (2002 - current)
Intellectual Property Advisory Group, University of Oxford (2000 - current)
Conflict of Interest Committee, University of Oxford (1998 - 2010)
RSC Oxford/Cambridge International Synthesis Meeting Organising Committee (1997 - current; Chair 2001, 2005 and 2009)
Technology Transfer Advisory Group, University of Oxford (1995 - 2000)
Physical Sciences Board, University of Oxford (1994 - 1995)
Academic Secretary, Sub-Faculty of Chemistry (1994 - 1995)
EPSRC Clean Technology Panel (1991 - 1992)
SERC - Clean Technology Directorate (1991 - 1992)
Society of the Chemical Industry: Awards and Academic Relations Committee (1990 -1993)
SERC - Organic Chemistry Subcommittee (1988 - 1991)
Royal Society of Chemistry: Perkin Council (1987 - 1990)
Society of the Chemical Industry: Fine Chemicals Committee (1986 - 1992)



 

 

 

 


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