Georgina Rosair

BSc, MSc, PhD, CChem, MRSC

Experimental Officer, X-Ray Diffraction

+44 (0)131 451 8036
Room G.03
William Perkin Building
Heriot-Watt University
Roles and responsibilities
  • Service Manager for: Single Crystal X-ray Crystallography, Powder X-ray Diffraction & Mass Spectroscopy
  • Colleague responsible for Second & Third Year Inorganic Laboratory classes
  • Secretary of the European Crystallographic Association (2012 - 2018)
  • Perkin Building Radiation Protection Supervisor
  • Perkin Safety Committee: Secretary and Analytical Representative
Selected publications
  1. 'Polymorphism and benzene solvent controlled stimuli responsive reversible fluorescence switching in triphenylphosphoniumfluorenylide crystals', P. S. Hariharan, M. B. Mariyatra, E. M. Mothi, A. Neels, G. Rosair and S. P. Anthony, New Journal of Chemistry, 2017, 41, 4592-4598.
  2. ‘Carborane Substituents Promote Direct Electrophilic Insertion over Reduction-Metalation Reactions’, W. Y. Man, D. Ellis, G. M. Rosair and A. J. Welch, Angew. Chem.-Int. Edit., 2016, 55, 4596-4599.
  3. 'Novel silver (l) complexes of coumarin oxyacetate ligands and their phenanthroline adducts: Biological activity, structural and spectroscopic characterisation', M. Mujahid, N. Trendafilova, A. F. Arfa-Kia, G. Rosair, K. Kavanagh, M. Devereux, M. Walsh, S. McClean, B. S. Creaven and I. Georgieva, J. Inorg. Biochem., 2016, 163, 53-67.
  4. ‘Large, weakly basic bis (Carboranyl) Phosphines: an experimental and computational study', L. E. Riley, T. Kramer, C. L. McMullin, D. Ellis, G. M. Rosair, I. B. Sivaevc and A. J. Welch, Dalton Transactions, 2017, 46, 5218-5228.
  5. 14-Vertex Heteroboranes with 14 Skeletal Electron Pairs: An Experimental and Computational Study’, A. P. M. Robertson, N. A. Beattie, G. Scott, W. Y. Man, J. J. Jones, S. A. Macgregor, G. M. Rosair and A. J. Welch, Angew. Chem.-Int. Edit., 2016, 55, 8706-8710.
  6. ‘Balancing Steric and Electronic Effects in Carbonyl-Phosphine Molybdacarboranes', A. P. M. Robertson, A. Reckziegel, J. J. Jones, G. M. Rosair and A. J. Welch, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201700492, 4581-4588.
  7. Double deboronation and homometalation of 1, 1'-bis (ortho-carborane)', G. Thiripuranathar, A. P. Y. Chan, D. Mandal, W. Y. Man, M. Argentari, G. M. Rosair and A. J. Welch, Dalton Transactions, 2017, 46, 1811-1821.