Previous News from the Arnott Group






  • 10 Dec 2016
    Congratulations to both Dominic and Lonwabo on getting their PhDs!
  • 1 Jun 2016
    We welcome Dr Sritama Bose to the group as a new Postdoc!
  • 13 May 2016
    We congratulate Lonwabo Ngodwana on successfully defending his PhD!
  • 1 Feb 2016
    We welcome Chris Jurisch to the group as a new MSc student.
  • 12 Jan 2016
    New paper on Cyanocalix[4]arenes: synthesis, crystal structures and reactivity studies. Well done to Malcolm for his work that led to this paper.


  • 17 Dec 2015
    Congratulations to Lonwabo on handing in his PhD thesis!
  • 11 Dec 2015
    Dr Arnott gets married to Dr de Villiers! He is a happy man!
  • 10 Dec 2015
    Congratulations to Dewald on getting his PhD!
  • 4 May 2015
    We welcome Dr Irene Tosi as a postdoc in our group. We trust she will find a home away from Italy!
  • 31 Mar 2015
    We bid farewell to Lutho as she finishes her NRF internship. Thank you for being part of our group Lutho! We wish you well into the future!
  • 26 Feb 2015
    We welcome Asslly Mafaune back to the group as a new MSc student.
  • 21 Jan 2015
    We welcome Ashlyn Bhana to the group as a new MSc student.




  • Dec 2012
    Congratulations to Lonwabo on getting his M.Sc. Now to get to work on the Ph.D.
  • 30 May 2012
    Dr Arnott has arrived in Manchester to work on a book chapter for the new edition of Comprehensive Organic Synthesis. Thank you to Jonathan Clayden for hosting him for the month of June.
  • 18 Apr 2012
    Laura van Laeren wins 3rd prize for her talk at the 2012 Frank Warren conference in Bloemfontein. Well done Laura!
  • 3 Jul 2012
    We wish a warm welcome to our newest post-doc, Sylvestre Degni, and trust he enjoys his stay with us
  • 3 Jul 2012
    Dr Arnott has returned to Stellenbosch after a profitable time in Manchester
  • 2 May 2012
    Another post-doctoral position is avaliable. The closing date is 25 May 2012.
  • 16 Apr 2012
    Dewald Kleinhans has returned from his 6 month research visit at KU Leuven in Belgium
  • 4 Mar 2012
    Dr Arnott has returned from his 6 month sabbatical in Germany with the group of Professor Erker.
  • 20 Jan 2012
    MSc positions avaliable!
  • 20 Jan 2012
    Post-doctoral position avaliable!