Rahmanudin, A, Tate, DJ, Marcial-Hernandez, R, Bull, N, Garlapati, SK, Zamhuri, A, Khan, RU, Faraji, S, Gollu, SR, Persaud, KC & Turner, ML 2020, ‘Robust High‐Capacitance Polymer Gate Dielectrics for Stable Low‐Voltage Organic Field‐Effect Transistor Sensors’, Advanced Electronic Materials, pp. 1901127.

Tong, J, Doumbia, A, Alieva, A, Turner, M & Casiraghi, C 2019, ‘Gas Blow Coating: a Deposition Technique to Control the Crystal Morphology in Thin Films of Organic Semiconductors’, ACS Omega.

Komanduri, V, Kumar, D, Tate, D, Marcial Hernandez, R, Lidster, B & Turner, M 2019, ‘Bidirectional ROMP of Paracylophane-1,9-dienes to Tri- and Penta-Block p-Phenylenevinylene Copolymers’, Polymer Chemistry.

Mohammadian, N, Faraji, S, Sagar, S, Das, BC, Turner, ML & Majewski, LA 2019, ‘One-Volt, Solution-Processed Organic Transistors with Self-Assembled Monolayer-Ta2O5 Gate Dielectrics’, Materials, vol. 12, no. 16, pp. 2563.

Dash, B. P., Hamilton, I., Tate, D. J., Crossley, D. L., Kim, J.-S., Ingleson, M. J., Turner, M. L., “Benzoselenadiazole and benzotriazole directed electrophilic C–H borylation of conjugated donor–acceptor materials”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2019, 7, 718–724.

Crossley, D. L., Kulapichitr, P., Radcliffe, J. E., Dunsford, J. J., Vitorica-Yrezabal, I., Kahan, R. J., Woodward, A. W., Turner, M. L., McDouall, J. J. W., Ingleson, M. J., “C−H Borylation/Cross‐Coupling Forms Twisted Donor–Acceptor Compounds Exhibiting Donor‐Dependent Delayed Emission”, Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 26, 7931–11.

Kumar, D. R., Lidster, B. J., Adams R. W., Turner, M. L., “Understanding the Microstructure of Poly(p-phenylenevinylene)s Prepared by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization Using 13C-Labeled Paracyclophanediene Monomers”, Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 4572–4577.

Lidster, B. J., Hirata, S., Matsuda, S., Yamamoto, T., Komanduri, V., Kumar, D. R., Tezuka, Y., Vacha M., Turner, M. L., “Macrocyclic poly(p-phenylenevinylene)s by ring expansion metathesis polymerisation and their characterisation by single-molecule spectroscopy”, Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 2934–2941.

Al-Zangana, S., Iliut, M., Turner, M., Vijayaraghavan A., DIERKING, I., “Confinement effects on lyotropic nematic liquid crystal phases of graphene oxide dispersions”, 2D Mater., 2017, 4, 041004–11.

Foster, A. B., Bagutski, V., Ayuso-Carrillo, J. I., Humphries, M. J., Ingleson M. J., Turner, M. L., “Use of N-methyliminodiacetic acid boronate esters in suzuki-miyaura cross-coupling polymerizations of triarylamine and fluorene monomers”, J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem., 2017, 55, 2798–2806.

Crossley, D. L., Urbano, L., Neumann, R., Bourke, S., Jones, J., Dailey, L. A., Green, M., Humphries, M. J., King, S. M., Turner M. L., Ingleson, M. J., “Post-polymerization C-H Borylation of Donor-Acceptor Materials Gives Highly Efficient Solid State Near-Infrared Emitters for Near-IR-OLEDs and Effective Biological Imaging”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 28243–28249.

Crossley, D. L., Goh, R., Cid, J., Vitorica-Yrezabal, I., Turner M. L., Ingleson, M. J., “Borylated Arylamine–Benzothiadiazole Donor–Acceptor Materials as Low-LUMO, Low-Band-Gap Chromophores”, Organometallics, 2017, 36, 2597–2604.

Meazzini, I., Behrendt, J. M., Turner M. L., Evans, R. C., “Targeted β-Phase Formation in Poly(fluorene)–Ureasil Grafted Organic–Inorganic Hybrids”, Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 4235–4243.

Al-Zangana, S., Turner M., Dierking, I., “A comparison between size dependent paraelectric and ferroelectric BaTiO3 nanoparticle doped nematic and ferroelectric liquid crystals”, J. Appl. Phys., 2017, 121, 085105–13.

Kumar, D. R., Lidster, B. J., Adams R. W., Turner, M. L., “Mechanistic investigation of the ring opening metathesis polymerisation of alkoxy and alkyl substituted paracyclophanedienes”, Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 3186–3194.

Carrillo, J. A., Turner M. L., Ingleson, M. J., “A General Protocol for the Polycondensation of Thienyl N-Methyliminodiacetic Acid Boronate Esters To Form High Molecular Weight Copolymers”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 13361–13368.

Behrendt, J. M., Esquivel Guzman, J. A., Purdie, L., Willcock, H., Morrison, J. J., Foster, A. B., O’Reilly, R. K., McCairn M. C., Turner, M. L., “Scalable synthesis of multicolour conjugated polymer nanoparticles via Suzuki-Miyaura polymerisation in a miniemulsion and application in bioimaging”, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 2016, 107, 69–77.

Al-Zangana, S., Iliut, M., Turner, M., Vijayaraghavan A., DIERKING I., “Properties of a Thermotropic Nematic Liquid Crystal Doped with Graphene Oxide”, Advanced Optical Materials, 2016, 4, 1541–1548.

Lidster, B. J., Kumar, D. R., Spring, A. M., Yu, C.-Y., Helliwell, M., Raftery, J., Turner, M. L., “Alkyl substituted [2.2]paracyclophane-1,9-dienes”, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 6079–6087.

Faraji, S., Danesh, E., Tate, D. J., Turner M. L., Majewski, L. A., “Cyanoethyl cellulose-based nanocomposite dielectric for low-voltage, solution-processed organic field-effect transistors (OFETs)”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2016, 49, 185102.

Crossley, D. L., Vitorica-Yrezabal, I., Humphries, M. J., Turner M. L., Ingleson, M. J., “Highly Emissive Far Red/Near‐IR Fluorophores Based on Borylated Fluorene–Benzothiadiazole Donor–Acceptor Materials”, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 12439–12448.

Eberhart, A. J., Shrives, H., Zhang, Y., Carrër, A., Parry, A. V. S., Tate, D. J., Turner M. L., Procter, D. J., “Sulfoxide-directed metal-free cross-couplings in the expedient synthesis of benzothiophene-based components of materials”, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 1281–1285.

Al-Zangana, S., Iliut, M., Boran, G., Turner, M., Vijayaraghavan, A., DIERKING, I., “Dielectric spectroscopy of isotropic liquids and liquid crystal phases with dispersed graphene oxide”, Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 31885.

Crossley, D. L., Cid, J., Curless, L. D., Turner, M. L.,  Ingleson, M. J., “Facile Arylation of Four-Coordinate Boron Halides by Borenium Cation Mediated Boro-desilylation and -destannylation”, Organometallics, 2015, 34, 5767–5774.

Kasch, N., Dierking, I., Turner, M., Romero-Hasler, P., Soto-Bustamante, E. A., “Liquid crystalline textures and polymer morphologies resulting from electropolymerisation in liquid crystal phases”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C: Materials for optical and electronic devices, 2015, 3, 8018–8023.

Urasinska-Wojcik, B., Cocherel, N., Wilson, R., Burroughes, J., Opoku, J., Turner, M.L., Majewski, L., “Volt organic transistors with mixed self-assembled monolayer/Al2O3 gate dielectrics, Organic Electronics,  Volume 26, November 2015, Pages 20-24, ISSN 1566-1199.

Gromski, P.S., Muhamadali, H., Ellis, D.I., Xu, Y., Correa, E., Turner, M.L., Goodacre, R., “A tutorial review: Metabolomics and partial least squares-discriminant analysis – a marriage of convenience or a shotgun wedding, Analytica Chimica Acta, , Volume 879, 16 June 2015, Pages 10-23, ISSN 0003-2670.


Evans, P.D., Lube, V., Averdunk, H., Limaye, A., Turner, M.L., Kingston, A., Senden, T.J., “Visualizing the Microdistribution of Zinc Borate in Oriented Strand Board Using X-Ray Microcomputed Tomography and SEM-EDX”.  Visualizing the Microdistribution of Zinc…..


Faraji, S., Hashimoto, T., Turner, M.L., Majewski, L. A., “Solution-processed nanocomposite dielectrics for low voltage operated OFETs”, Organic Electronics, Volume 17, February 2015, Pages 178-183, ISSN 1566-1199.


Carrillo, J., Ingleson, M., and Turner, M., “Thienyl MIDA Boronate Esters as Highly Effective Monomers for Suzuki-Miyaura Polymerization Reactions”, Received December 17m 2014, Revised, January 26, 2015, Published February 10, 2015


Kasch, N., Dierking, I., Turner, M., Romero-Hasler, P., and Soto-Bustamante, E.A. “Liquid crystalline textures and polymenr morphologies resulting from electropolymerisation in liquid crystal phases”; Received, 4th June 2015, Accepted 12 June 2015, First Published on the web 19th June 2015


Crossley, D., Cade, I.A., Clark, E.R., Escande, A., Humphries, M.J., King, S.M., Vitorica-Yrezabal, Ingleson, M.J., and Turner, M.L., “Enhancing electron affinity and tuning band gap in donor-acceptor organic semiconductors by benzothiadiazole directed C-H borylation”, Received 18th May 2015, Accepted 6th June, 2015, First Published on the web 12th June 2015


Maluenda, I., Chen, M., Guest, D. , Roe, S. M., Turner, M.L., and Navarro, O., “Room temperature, solventless telomerisation of isoprene with alcohols using (N-heterocyclic carbine)-palladium catalysts”, Received 12th January 2015, Accepted, 5th February 2015, First published on the web 5th February 2015


Faraji, S., Hashimoto, T., Turner, ML, Majewski, LA.,  “Solution-processed nanocomposite dielectrics for low-voltage organic field-effect transistors”,  Organic Electronics. 2015;17:178-183


Gromski, PS, Correa, E., Vaughan, AA, Wedge, DC, Turner, ML, Goodacre, R., “A comparison of different chemometrics approaches for the robust classification of electronic nose data”, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, November 2014, Volume 406, Issue 29, pp 7581-7590


Parry, AVS, Lu, K., Tate, DJ., Urasinska-Wojcik, B., Caras-Quintero, D., Majewski, LA, Turner, ML, “Trichlorosilanes as Anchoring Groups for Phenylene-Thiophene Molecular Monolayer Field Effect Transistors”, Advanced Functional Materials, Volume 24, issue 42 pages 667706683, November 12 2014


Muenmart, D., Foster, AB, Harvey, A., Chen, MT, Navarro, O., Promarak, V., McCairn, MC, Behrendt, JM, and Turner, ML, “Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles by Suzuki-Myaura Cross Coupling Reactions in an Emulsion at Room Temperature”, Macromolecules, 2014, 47 (19), pp 6531–6539


Li, H., Kingston, A., Myers, Gl., Recur, B., Turner ML, and Sheppard, A., “Improving spatial-resolution in high core-angle micro-CT by source deblurring”, Proc. SPIE 9212, Developments in X-Ray Tomography IX, 92120B (September 11, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2062415


Hussain, F., Pinczemski, WV, Cinar, Y., Ams, JY, Ams, CH, Turner, ML, “Computation of Relative Permeability from Imaged Fluid Distributions at the Pore Scale”, Transport in Porous Media, August 2014, Volume 104, Issue 1, 91-107, Date 13 May 2014


Gromski, PS, Xu, Y., Kitze, HL, Correa, E., Ellis, DI, Armitage, EG, Turner, ML and Goodacre, R., “Influence of Missign Values Substitutes on Multivariate Analysis of Metabolomics Data”, Metabolites 2014, 4 (2), 433-452, doi: 10.3390/metabo4020433


Gromski, PS, Xu, Y., Correa, E., Ellis, DI, Turner, ML and Goodacre, R, “A comparative investigation of modern feature selection and classification approaches for the analysis of mass spectrometry data”, Analytica Chimica Acta, Volume 829, 4 June 2014, Pages 1-8


Guest, D., Chen, MT, Tizzard, GJ, Coles, SJ, Turner, ML, and Navarro, O., “ [(1,3-Bis{2,6-bis(diphenylmethyl)-4-methylphenyl}imidazole-2-ylidene)PdCl 2 (NEt3)]: “Throwing Away” a Different Ancillary Ligand to Enhance the Catalytic Activity at Room Temperature”, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Volume 2014, Issue 13, First published online 13 Feb 2014


Ingram, IDV, Tate, DJ, Parry, AVS, Sprick, RS, and Turner, ML, “A simple method for controllable solution doping of complete polymer field-effect transistors”,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 153304 (2014);


Levick, MT, Grace, I., Dai, SY, Kasch, N., Muryn, C., Lambert, C., Turner, ML and Proctor, D., “A Sm(II)-Mediated Cascade Approach to Dibenzoindolo[3,2-b]carbazoles: Synthesis and Evaluation”, Org. Lett., 2014, 16 (8), pp 2292–2295, American Chemical Society, Publication Date (web) April 8, 2014

Hazarika, P., Behrendt, JM, Petersson, L., Wingre, C. and Turner, ML, “Photopatterning of self assembled monolayers on ozide surfaces for the selective attachment of biomolecules”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics Volume 53, 15 March 2014, Pages 82-89

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Senior Editor of Reactive and Functional Polymers, an international journal of polymer science published by Elsevier Ltd 2002-2008.

Chapters in Annual/Periodical Reports:

1.   Complexes Containing Metal-Carbon s-Bonds of the Groups Scandium to Manganese, Including Carbenes and Carbynes, M.L. Turner and M.J. Winter, Specialist Periodical Report of the Royal Society of Chemistry, vol.23, 1994.

2.     Complexes Containing Metal-Carbon s-Bonds of the Groups Scandium to Manganese, Including Carbenes and Carbynes, M.L. Turner, Specialist Periodical Report of the Royal Society of Chemistry, vol. 24, 1995.

3.     Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers, M.L. Turner, Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. A, Inorg. Chem., 1999, 95, 453-466.

4.     Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers, M.L. Turner, Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. A, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 96, 491-504.

5.     Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers, M.L. Turner, Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. A, Inorg. Chem., 2001, 97, 443-459.

Papers in Refereed Journals:

6.     Stepwise Synthesis of Tropone from Ethyne and Carbon Monoxide at a Di-iron Centre: Crystal Structure of [Fe2(CO)4(µ-C6H6CO)(µ-Ph2PCH2PPh2)], G.Hogarth, F. Kayser, S.A.R. Knox, D.A.V. Morton, A.G. Orpen and M.L. Turner, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1988, 358.

7.     Synthesis of Trimethylenemethane by Combination of Methylene with Allene at a Diruthenium Centre: X-ray Structure of [Ru2(CO)(µ-CO){µ-h1,h3-CH2C(CH2)2}(h-C5H5)2], M.J. Fildes, S.A.R. Knox, A.G. Orpen, M.L. Turner and M.I. Yates, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1989, 1680.

8.     Carbon-Phosphorus Bond Cleavage and Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation at a Di-iron Centre: Formation of Ethyl Acrylate via Extrusion of Methylene from Bis(diphenylphosphino)methane, G. Hogarth, S.A.R. Knox and M.L. Turner, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1990, 145.

9.     New Cyclic Phosphazenes with Trimethylsilylmethyl Side Groups; X-ray Crystal Structure of [NP(CH2SiMe3)2]3, and Its Conversion to [NPMe2]3, H. R. Allcock, W. D. Coggio and M. L. Turner, Organometallics, 1991, 10, 677.

10.   Synthesis of Transannular-Substituted and Spiro-Substituted Cyclotriphosphazenes – X-ray Crystal-Structures of 1,1-[N3P3(OCH2CF3)4(O2C12H8)], 1,3-[N3P3(OCH2CF3)4(O2C12H8)], 1,1-[[N3P3(OCH2CF3)4(O2C10H6)]and 1,3-[N3P3(OCH2CF3)4(O2C10H6)], H.R. Allcock, M.L. Turner and K.B. Visscher, Inorganic Chem., 1992, 31, 4354.

11.   Poly(organophosphazenes) with Poly(alkyl ether) Side Groups – a Study of their Water Solubility and the Swelling Characteristics of their Hydrogels, H.R. Allcock, S.R. Pucher, M.L. Turner and R.J. Fitzpatrick, Macromolecules, 1992, 25, 5573.