Publications & Patents

Green Materials Laboratory


Kortsen, K., Kilbride, S., Lowe, S.R., Peirce, A. and Shaver, M.P.*
A plastics hierarchy of fates: sustainable choices for a circular future
arXiv preprint arXiv, 2023, 2303.14664.

Huang, P., Pitcher, J., Mushing, A., Lourenço, F. and Shaver, M.P.*
Chemical recycling of multi-materials from glycol-modified poly (ethylene terephthalate)
Resour. Conserv. Recycl. 2023, 190, p.106854.

Sucu, T., Wang, M. and Shaver, M.P.*
Degradable and Reprocessable Resins from a Dioxolanone Cross-Linker
Macromolecules. 2023, 56(4), pp.1625-1632.

Holmes, H., Shaver, M., Holmes, T. and Kortsen, K.
Tackling household plastic waste: best practice for a circular economy
University of Manchester, Sustainable Consumption Institute, Manchester. 2023

Schyns, Z.O.G., Bennett, T.M., & Shaver, M.P.*
Recycled Plastic Content Quantified through Aggregation-Induced Emission
ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng. 2022, 10 (38), 12659-12669

Bell, E.L., Smithson, R., Kilbride, S., Foster, … Shaver, M.P. & Green, A.P.*
Directed evolution of an efficient and thermostable PET depolymerase
Nat. Catal. 2022, 5 (8), 673-681

De Hoe, G. X.; Sucu, T.; Shaver, M.P.*
Sustainability and Polyesters: Beyond Metals and Monomers to Function and Fate
Acc. Chem. Res. 2022, 55, 11, 1514

Horton, T.A.R; Wang, M.; Shaver, M.P.*
Polymeric Frustrated Lewis Pairs in CO2/Cyclic Ether Coupling Catalysis
Chem. Sci., 2022, 13, 3845

Wang, M; Holland, J.; Horton, T.A.R.; Yolsal, U.; Shaver, M.P.*
A novel borinate ester copolymer for Poly(Frustrated Lewis pair) gels
Polymer, 2022, 242, 124576.

Bennett, T.M.*; Allan, J.F.; Garden, J.A;Shaver, M.P.
Low Formaldehyde Binders for Mineral Wool Insulation: A Review
Global Challenges, 2022, 2100110

Yolsal, U.; Horton, T.A.R.; Wang, M.; Shaver, M.P.*
Cyclic Ether Triggers for Polymeric Frustrated Lewis Pair Gels
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 12980

Yolsal, U.; Horton, T.A.R; Wang, M.; Shaver, M.P.*
Polymer-supported Lewis acids and bases: Synthesis and applications
Prog. Polym. Sci., 2020, 101313

Gruszka, W.; Lykkeberg, A.; Nichol, G. S.; Shaver, M. P.; Buchard, A.; Garden, J. A.*
Combining alkali metals and zinc to harness heterometallic cooperativity in cyclic ester ring-opening polymerisation
Chem. Sci., 2020, 11, 11785

Burgess, M.; Holmes, H.; Sharmina, M.; Shaver, M. P.*
The future of UK plastics recycling: One Bin to Rule Them All
Resources, Conservation and Recycling
, 2021, 164, 105191

Sucu, T.; Shaver, M. P*
Inherently degradable cross-linked polyesters and polycarbonates: resins to be cheerful
Polym. Chem., 2020, 11, 6397

Schyns, Z. O. G.; Shaver, M. P.*
Mechanical Recycling of Packaging Plastics: A Review
Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2020, 2000415

Gruszka, W.; Walker, L. C.; Shaver, M. P.; Garden, J. A.*
In Situ Versus Isolated Zinc Catalysts in the Selective Synthesis of Homo and Multi-block Polyesters
Macromolecules, 2020, 53, 4294

Xu, Y.; Sucu, T.; Perry, M.; Shaver, M. P.*
Alicyclic Polyesters from a Bicyclic 1,3-dioxane-4-one
Polym. Chem., 2020, 11, 4928

Marzec, B.; Walker, J. M.; Panagopoulou, M.; Jhons, Y.; Clare, D.; Wheeler, A.; Shaver, M. P.; Nudelman, F.*
Three-dimensional architecture and surface functionality of coccolith base plates
J. Struct. Biol., 2019, 208 (2), 127

Vanden-Hehir, S.; Cairns, S. A.; Lee, M.; Zoupi, L.; Shaver, M. P.; Brunton, V. G.; Williams, A.; Hulme, A. N.*
Alkyne-tagged PLGA allows direct visualisation of nanoparticles in vitro and ex vivo by stimulated Raman scattering microscopy
Biomacromolecules, 2019, 20 (10), 4008

Gaston, A. J.; Navickaite, G.; Nichol, G. S.; Shaver, M. P.; Garden, J. A.*
Electron rich salen-AlCl catalysts as efficient initiators for the ring-opening polymerisation of rac-lactide
Eur. Polym. J., 2019, 119, 507

Yolsal, U.; Wang, M.; Royer, J. R.; Shaver, M. P.*
Rheological Characterization of Polymeric Frustrated Lewis Pair Networks
Macromolecules, 2019, 52 (9), 3417

Coward, D. L.; Lake, B. R. M.; Poli, R.; Shaver, M. P.*
Radically Initiated Group Transfer Polymerization of Methacrylates by Titanium Amino-Phenolate Complexes
Macromolecules, 2019, 52 (9), 3252

La Beur, L.; Henry, L-A.; Kazanidis, G.; Hennige, S.; McDonald, A. M.; Shaver, M. P.; Murray Roberts, J.
Baseline Assessment of Marine Litter and Microplastic Ingestion by Cold-Water Coral Reef Benthos at the East Mingulay Marine Protected Area (Sea of the Hebrides, Western Scotland)
Front. Mar. Sci., 2019

Xu, Y.; Perry, M. R.; Cairns, S. A.; Shaver, M. P.*
Understanding the Ring-Opening Polymerisation of Dioxolanones
Polym. Chem., 2019, 10, 3048

Langford, G. J.; Raeburn, J.; Ferrier, D. C.; Hands, P. J. W.; Shaver, M. P.*
Morpholino Oligonucleotide Crosslinked Hydrogels as Portable Optical Oligonucleotide Biosensors
ACS Sensors, 2019, 4 (1), 185

Fuentes Pineda, R.; Lake, B. R. M.; Troughton, J.; Sanchez-Molina, I.; Chepelin, O.; Haque, S.; Watson, T.; Shaver, M. P.; Robertson, N.*
Polymeric Hole-transport Materials with Side-chain Redox-active Groups for Perovskite Solar Cells with Good Reproducibility
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 25738

Fazekas, E.; Nichol, G. S.; Shaver, M. P.; Garden, J. A.*
Stable Fe(III) phenoxyimines as selective and robust CO2/epoxide coupling catalysts
Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 13106

Alkattan, M.; Prunet, J.; Shaver, M. P.*
Functionalizable Stereocontrolled Cyclopolyethers by Ring-Closing Metathesis as Natural Polymer Mimics
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57 (39),  12835

Makwana, V. A.; Lizundia, E.; Larrañaga, A.; Vilas, J. L.; Shaver, M. P.*
Thermal, Optical and Structural Properties of Blocks and Blends of PLA and an Aromatic/Aliphatic Polyester
Green Materials, 2018, 6 (3), 85

McClements, J.; Shaver, M. P.; Sefiane, K.; Koutsos, V.*
The Morphology of Poly(styrene-co-butadiene) Random Copolymer Thin Films and Nanostructures on a Graphite Surface
Langmuir, 2018, 34 (26), 7784

Bauer, K. N.; Liu, L.; Andrienko, D.; Wagner, M.; Macdonald, E. K.; Shaver, M. P.; Wurm, W. R.*
Polymerizing Phostones: A Fast Way to In-Chain Poly(phosphonate)s with Adjustable Hydrophilicity
Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 1272

Sinclair, F.; Shaver, M. P.*
Cross-metathesis functionalized exo-olefin derivatives of lactide
J. Polym. Sci. A,2018, 56, 741

Ferrier, D. C.; Shaver, M. P.; Hands, P. J. W.*
Conductive composites for oligonucleotide detection
Sens Biosensing Res. 2018, 17, 1-6

Wang, M.; Nudelman, F.; Matthes, R.; Shaver, M. P.*
Frustrated Lewis Pair Polymers as Responsive Self-Healing Gels
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139 (40), 14232

Coward, D.; Lake, B.; Shaver, M. P.*
Understanding Organometallic-Mediated Radical Polymerization with an Iron(II) Amine–Bis(phenolate)
ACS Organometallics,2017, 26 (17), 3322

McClements, J.; Buffone, C.; Shaver, M. P.; Sefiane, K.; Koutsos, V.*
Poly(styrene-co-butadiene) random copolymer thin films and nanostructures on a mica surface: morphology and contact angles of nanodroplets
Soft Matter 2017, 13 (36), 6152

Sinclair, F.; Hlina, J. A.; Wells, J. A. L.; Shaver, M. P.*; Arnold, P. A.*
Ring opening polymerisation of lactide with uranium(IV) and cerium(IV) phosphinoaryloxide complexes
Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 10786

Lizundia, E.*; Makwana, V.; Larrañaga, A.; Vilas, J.; Shaver, M. P.*
Thermal, structural and degradation properties of an aromatic–aliphatic polyester built through ring-opening polymerisation
Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 3530

Sinclair, F.; Alkattan, M. A.; Prunet, J.; Shaver, M. P.*
Olefin Cross Metathesis and Ring Closing Metathesis in Polymer Chemistry
Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 3385

Cairns, S. A.; Schultheissa, A.; Shaver, M. P.*
A broad scope of aliphatic polyesters prepared by elimination of small molecules from sustainable 1,3-dioxolan-4-ones
Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 557

Macdonald, E. K.; Shaver, M. P.*
Understanding the phosphoric acid catalysed ring opening polymerisation of β-Butyrolactone and other cyclic esters
Eur. Polym. J. 2017, 95, 702

Zhu, K.; Dunne, J.; Shaver, M. P.*; Thomas, S. P.*
Iron-Catalyzed Heck-Type Alkenylation of Functionalized Alkyl Bromides
ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 2573

Macdonald, E. K.; Lacey, J. C.; Ogura, I.; Shaver, M. P.*
Aromatic Polyphosphonates as High Refractive Index Polymers
Eur. Polym. J. 2017, 87, 14

Raycraft, B. M.; MacDonald, J. P.McIntosh, J. T.; Shaver, M. P.; Gillies, E. R.*
Post-polymerization functionalization of poly(ethylene oxide)- poly(β-6-heptenolactone) diblock copolymers to tune properties and self-assembly
Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 557

Sinclair, F.; Chen, L.; Greenland, B. W.; Shaver, M. P.*
Installing Multiple Functional Groups on Biodegradable Polyesters via Post-Polymerization Olefin Cross-Metathesis
Macromolecules 2016, 49, 6826

Macdonald, E. K.; Shaver, M. P.*
An expanded range of catalysts for synthesising biodegradable polyphosphonates
Green Materials 
20164, 81.

Lake, B. R. M.; Shaver, M. P.*
Iron(II) β-ketiminate complexes as mediators of controlled radical polymerisation
Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 15840

Zhu, K.; Shaver, M. P.*; Thomas, S. P.*
Amine-bis(phenolate) Iron(III)-catalysed Formal Hydroamination of Olefins
Chem. Asian J. 2016, 11, 977.

Zhu, K.; Shaver, M. P.*; Thomas, S. P.*
Chemoselective Nitro Reduction and Hydroamination Using a Single Iron Catalyst
Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 3031.

Briand, G. G.*; Cairns, S. A.Decken, A.; Dickie, C. M.; Kostelnik, T. I.; Shaver, M. P.
Strained Metal Bonding Environments in Methylindium Dithiolates and Their Reactivity as Initiators for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic EstersJ.
Organomet. Chem. 
2016, 806, 22.

MacDonald, J. P.; Sidera, M.; Fletcher, S. P.; Shaver, M. P.*
Living and immortal polymerization of seven and six membered lactones to high molecular weights with aluminum salen and salan catalysts
Eur. Polym. J. 2016, 74, 284.

MacDonald, J. P.; Shaver, M. P.*
An aromatic/aliphatic polyester prepared via ring-opening polymerisation and its remarkably selective and cyclable depolymerisation to monomer
Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 553.

Schroeder, H.; Shaver, M. P.; Buback, M.*
Kinetics of Amine-Bis(phenolate) Iron-Mediated ATRP Up to High Pressure
Macromolecules 2015, 48, 6114.

Sheppard, B. J.; Shaver, M. P.; Pearson, J.*
“Assessment and application of density functional theory for the prediction of structure and reactivity of vanadium complexes
J. Phys. Chem. A 2015, 119, 8537.

Schroeder, H.; Lake, B. R. M.; Demeshko, S.; Shaver, M. P.*; Buback, M.*
A synthetic and multispectroscopic speciation analysis of controlled radical polymerization mediated by amine-bis(phenolate) iron complexes
Macromolecules 2015, 48, 4329.

Ferrier, D. C.; Shaver, M. P.; Hands, P. J. W.*
Micro- and nano-structure based oligonucleotide sensors
Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2015, 68, 798.

Lake, B. R. M.; Shaver, M. P.*
The interplay of ATRP, OMRP and CCT in iron-mediated controlled radical polymerization
in Controlled Radical Polymerisation. ACS Symposium Series 2015, 1187, 311.

MacDonald, J. P.; Shaver, M. P.*
Aluminum salen and salan polymerization catalysts: From monomer scope to macrostructure control
in Green Polymer Chemistry: Biobased Materials and Biocatalysis. ACS Symposium Series 2015, 1192, 147.

Zhu, K.; Shaver, M. P.*; Thomas, S. P.*
Stable and easily handled Iron(III) catalysts for hydrosilylation of ketones and aldehydes
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 10, 2119.

MacDonald, J. P.; Parker, M. P.; Greenland, B. W.; Hermida-Merino, D.; Hamley, I. W.; Shaver, M. P.*
Tuning thermal properties and microphase separation in aliphatic polyester ABA copolymers
Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 1445.

Macdonald, E. K.; Shaver, M. P.*
Intrinsic High Refractive Index Polymers
Polym. International 2015, 64, 6.

Yeo, A.; Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D.*
A New Side-on End-on Ditantalum Dinitrogen Complex and Its Reaction with BuSiH­3
Zeit. Anorg. Allge. Chem. 2015, 641, 123.

Poli, R.*; Shaver, M. P.
ATRP/OMRP/CCT Interplay in Styrene Polymerization Mediated by Iron(II) Complexes: A DFT Study of the a-Diimine System
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 17530.

Poli, R.*; Allan, L. E. N.; Shaver, M. P.*
Iron-Mediated Reversible Deactivation Controlled Radical Polymerization.
Prog. Polym. Sci. 2014, 39, 1827.

Poli, R.*; Shaver, M. P.
Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP) and Organometallic Mediated Radical Polymerization (OMRP) of Styrene Mediated by Diaminobis(phenolato)iron(II) Complexes: A DFT Study.
Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 7580.

Allan, L. E. N.; MacDonald, J. P.; Nichol, G. S.; Shaver, M. P.*
Single Component Iron Catalysts for Atom Transfer and Organometallic Mediated Radical Polymerizations: Mechanistic Studies and Reaction Scope.
Macromolecules 2014, 47, 1249.

Tennekone, G. K.; Wagner, B. D.*; Shaver, M. P.*
Cyclodextrin-based biodegradable polymer stars: Synthesis & Fluorescence Studies.
Green Materials 2014, 2, 31.

Chiang, L.; Allan, L. E. N.; Alcantara, J.; Wang, M. C. P.; Storr, T.*; Shaver, M. P.*
Tuning ligand electronics and peripheral substitution on cobalt salen complexes: Structure and polymerisation activity.
Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 4295.

Shaver, M. P.*
The development of Green Materials.
Green Materials 2013, 1, 201.

Agatemor, C.; Arnold, A. E.; Cross, E. D.; Decken, A.; Shaver, M. P.*
Aluminium salophen and salen initiators in the ring opening polymersation of rac-lactide and rac-β-butyrolactone: Electronic effects on stereoselectivity and polymerisation rates.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 745-746, 335.

Hanhan, M. E.*; Cetinkaya, C.; Shaver, M. P.
Effective Binuclear Pd(II) Complexes for Suzuki Reactions in Water.
Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 27, 570.

Allan, L. E. N.; Briand, G. G.*; Decken, A.; Marks, J. D.; Shaver, M. P.; Wareham, R. G.
Synthesis and structural characterization of cyclic indium thiolate complexes and their utility as initiators for the ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 736, 55.

Agatemor, C.; Shaver, M. P.* “Tacticity-induced changes in the micellization and degradation properties of poly(lactic acid)-block-poly(ethylene glycol) copolymers.” Biomacromolecules 2013, 14, 699.

Keefe, G. E.; Twibanire, J. K.; Grindley, T. B.; Shaver, M. P.*
Poly(lactic acid) polymer stars built from early generation dendritic polyols.
Can. J. Chem. 2013, 91, 392.

Cross, E. D.; Tennekone, G. K.; Decken, A.; Shaver, M. P.*
Aluminum-based amine-bis(phenolate) catalysts for ring-opening polymerization of rac-lactide and ε-caprolactone.
Green Materials 2013, 1, 87.

Perry, M. R.; Allan, L. E. N.; Decken, A.; Shaver, M. P.*
Organometallic mediated radical polymerization of vinyl acetate using bis(imino)pyridine vanadium trichloride complexes.
Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 9157.

Cross, E. D.; Allan, L. E. N.; Decken, A.; Shaver, M. P.*
Aluminum salen and salan complexes in the ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters: Controlled immortal and copolymerization of  rac-β-butyrolactone and rac-lactide.
J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2013, 51, 1137.

Allan, L. E. N.; MacDonald, J. P.; Kozak, C. M.; Reckling, A. M.; Shaver, M. P.*
Controlled radical polymerization mediated by amine-bis(phenolate) iron(III) complexes.
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2012, 33, 414.

Allan, L. E. N.; Belanger, J. A.; Callaghan, L. M.; Cameron, D. J. A.; Decken, A. and Shaver, M. P.*
Anilido-aldimine aluminum complexes: Synthesis, characterization and lactide polymerization.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2012, 706-707, 106.

Gallaway, J. B. L.; McRae, J. R.; Decken, A. and Shaver, M. P.*
Ring-opening polymerization of rac-lactide and ε-caprolactone using zinc and calcium salicylaldiminato complexes.
Can. J. Chem. 2012, 90, 419.

Cameron, D. J. A.; Shaver, M. P.*
Control of thermal properties and hydrolytic degradation in poly(lactic acid) polymer stars through control of isospecificity of polymer arms.
J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2012, 50, 1477.

Allan, L. E. N.; Perry, M. R.; Shaver, M. P.*
Organometallic Mediated Radical Polymerization.
Prog. Polym. Sci. 2012, 37, 127.

Allan, L. E. N.; Cross, E. D.; Francis-Pranger, T. W.; Hanhan, M. E.; Jones, M. R.; Pearson, J. K.; Perry, M. R.; Storr, T.; Shaver, M. P.*
Controlled radical polymerization of vinyl acetate mediated by a bis(imino)pyridine vanadium complex.
Macromolecules 2011, 44, 4072.

Perry, M. R.; Shaver, M. P.*
Flexible and rigid core molecules in the synthesis of poly(lactic acid) star polymers.
Can. J. Chem. 2011, 89, 499.

Cameron, D. J. A.; Shaver, M. P.*
Aliphatic Polyester Polymer Stars: Synthesis and Properties in Drug Delivery and Nanotechnology.
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 1761.

Shaver, M. P.*; Cameron, D. J. A.
Tacticity Control in the Synthesis of Poly(lactic acid) Polymer Stars with Dipentaerythritol Cores.
Biomacromolecules 2010, 11, 3673.

Shaver, M. P.*
Low Tech Interactions in the Chemistry Classroom.
J. Chem. Educ. 2010, 87, 1320.

Shaver, M. P.*; Hanhan, M. E.; Jones, M. R.
Controlled radical polymerization of vinyl acetate mediated by a vanadium catalyst.
Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2127.

Fritschi, C. B.; Wernitz, S. M.; Vogels, C. M.; Shaver, M. P.; Decken, A.; Bell, A.; Westcott, S. A.
4,4,5,5-Tetraphenyl-1,3,2-dioxaborolane: a bulky borane for the transition metal catalysed hydroboration of alkenes.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 779.

Alan, L. E. N.; Shaver, M. P.; White, A. J. P.; Gibson, V. C.
Correlation of metal spin-state in α-diimine iron catalysts with polymerization mechanism.
Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 8963.

Shaver, M. P.; Allan, L. E. N.; Gibson, V. C.
Organometallic intermediates in the controlled radical polymerization of styrene by α-diimine iron catalysts.
Organometallics 2007, 26, 4725.

O’Reilly, R. K.; Shaver, M. P.; White, A. J. P.; Gibson, V. C.
α-Diimine, diamine and diphosphine iron catalysts for the controlled radical polymerization of styrene and acrylate monomers.
Macromolecules 2007, 40, 7441.

Shaver, M. P.; Allan, L. E. N.; Gibson, V. C.
Ethylene polymerization under mild conditions using simple aluminum alkyls and chloro activators.
Organometallics 2007, 26, 2252.

O’Reilly, R. K.; Shaver, M. P.; Gibson, V. C.
Nickel(II) α-diimine catalysts for the Atom Transfer Radical Polymerisation of styrene.
Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2006, 359, 4417.

Carmichael, C. D.; Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D.
Synthesis and coordination chemistry of the diamido-arsine ligand [NAsN] (NAsN = PhAs(CH2SiMe2NPh)2).
Can. J. Chem. 2006, 84, 1667.

Shaver, M. P.; Allan, L. E. N.; Rzepa, H. S.; Gibson, V. C.
Correlation of metal spin state with catalytic reactivity: Polymerizations mediated by α-diimine iron complexes.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 1241.

Shaver, M. P.; Johnson, S. A.; Fryzuk, M. D.
Activation and cleavage of alkynes by ([NPN]Ta)2(μ-H)2(μ-η21-N2) and ([NPN]Ta)2(μ-H)4.
Can. J. Chem. 2005, 83, 652.

Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D.
Phosphine Induced Ancillary Ligand Orthometalation at a Tantalum-Tantalum Double Bond.
Organometallics 2005, 24, 2606.

Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D.
Addition of primary and secondary phosphines to dinuclear tantalum hydrides: synthesis of phosphides and phosphinidenes via P-H bond activation.
Organometallics 2005, 24, 1419.

Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D.
Cleavage of hydrazine and 1,1-dimethylhydrazine by tantalum hydrides: formation of imides, nitrides and N,N-dimethylamine.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 500.

Shaver, M. P.; Thomson, R. K.; Patrick, B. O.; Fryzuk, M. D.
Vanadium and niobium diamidophosphine complexes and their reactivity.
Can. J. Chem. 2003, 81, 1431.

Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D.
Activation of molecular nitrogen: Coordination, cleavage and functionalization of N2 mediated by metal complexes.
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2003, 345, 1061.

Fryzuk, M. D.; Shaver, M. P.; Patrick, B. O.
Diamidophosphine complexes of niobium (III) and (IV): Imide formation via ancillary ligand decomposition.
Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2003, 350, 293.

Vogels, C. M.; O’Connor, P. E.; Phillips, T. E.; Watson, K. J.; Shaver, M. P.; Hayes, P. G.; Westcott, S. A.
Rhodium-catalyzed hydroborations of allylamine and allylimines.
Can. J.  Chem. 2001, 79, 1898.

Shaver, M. P.; Vogels, C. M.; Wallbank, A. I.; Hennigar, T. L.; Biradha, K.; Zaworotko, M. J.; Westcott, S. A.
Trans alkenylpyridine and alkenylamine complexes of platinum.
Can. J. Chem. 2000, 78, 568.

Vogels, C. M., Hayes, P. G., Shaver, M. P., Westcott, S. A.
Metal catalysed addition of B-H and N-H bonds to aminopropyl vinyl ethers.
Chem. Commun. 2000, 51.



Schyns, Z. O. G., & Shaver, M. P. (2022). Method for Analysing Recycled Plastic. PCT/GB2022/050892.

Shaver, M. P.; Hands, P. J. W.; Ferrier, D.C. Biosensor. PCT Int. Appl. (2016), WO 2017006122 A1.

Jung, H.; Shaver, M. P.; Macdonald, E. K.; Polyphosphonate, and lens and camera module including the same. (2016), US 20160289391 A1.

Shaver, M. P.; Cross, E. D. Catalysts for the immortal isospecific polymerization of rac-lactide and the application of these catalysts in the preparation of stereoblock copolymers with aliphatic polyesters. Provisional Patent filing, January 2012.

Shaver, M. P.; Allan, L. E. N.; Kozak, C. M. Iron catalysts for the controlled radical polymerization of styrenes and acrylates to produce polymers of controlled molecular weight and dispersity that require no bleaching. Provisional Patent filing November 2011.

Shaver, M. P. Star polymers having controlled tacticity and methods of making same. PCT Int. Appl. (2011), WO 2011082479 A1 20110714.

Shaver, M. P. Vanadium Catalysts for Controlled Radical Polymerization of Functional Monomers. PCT Int. Appl. (2011), WO 2011097707 A1 20110818.

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