A publication list for Andrew and the Surman Lab can be found below; also via ORCID (0000-0002-2042-7373) or Google Scholar, which should automatically update with our latest work as it comes out.





Surman, A.J.

Enhanced selectivity for acidic contaminants in drinking water: From suspect screening to toxicity prediction.

Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2023, 448, 130906. 

Ciccarelli, D; Braddock, C; Surman, A.J.; Vergara Arenas, B.I.; Salal, T; Marczylo, T; Vineis, P.; Barron, L.P.


Developing iron-based anionic redox couples for thermogalvanic cells: towards the replacement of the ferricyanide/ferrocyanide redox couple.

Green Chemistry, 2021, 23, 8901-8915

Buckingham, M. A.; Laws, K.; Cross, E.; Surman, A. J.; Aldous, L.


Hand-portable HPLC with broadband spectral detection enables analysis of complex polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures.

Communications Chemistry, 2021, 4:17.

Chatzimichail, S.; Rahimi, F.; Saifuddin, A.; Surman, A. J.; Taylor-Robinson, S. D.; Salehi-Reyhani, A.



A Review of Portable High-Performance Liquid Chromatography: the Future of the Field?

Chromatographia, 2020, 83, 1165-1195.

Rahimi, D; Chatzimichail, S; Saifuddin, A; Surman, A. J.; Taylor-Robinson, S. D.; Salehi-Reyhani, A.



Future challenges and new approaches: general discussion. [in "Challenges in Analysis of Complex Natural Mixtures"]

Faraday Discussions, 2019, 218, 505-523.

Afonso; Chaux; Davies; Delsuc; Fernandez Lima; Gauchotte-Lindsay; Giusti; Goodacre; Hawkes; Hertkorn; Jansen; Kew; Kuhn; Lubben; McGill; Nilsson; Parkinson; Rodgers; Rogers; Schmitt-Kopplin; Schoenmakers; Shintu; Soong; Summerfield; Surman; Uhrín; van der Hooft.


Environmental Control Programs the Emergence of Distinct Functional Ensembles from Unconstrained Chemical Reaction Networks.

Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 2019, 116, 5387-5392.

Surman, A. J.; Rodriguez-Garcia, M.; Abul-Haija, Y; Cooper, G. J. T.; Gromski, P.; Turk-Mcleod, R.; Mullin, M.; Mathis, C.; Walker, S.; Cronin, L.


Stereoselective Assembly of Gigantic Chiral Molybdenum Blue Wheels Using Lanthanide Ions and Amino Acids.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 1242-1250.

Xuan, W.; Pow, R.; Watfa, N.; Zheng, Q.; Surman, A. J.; Long, D.; Cronin, L.



Miller-Urey Spark Dischange Experiments in the Deuterium World.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 8079-8082.

Cooper, G. J. T.; Surman, A. J.; McIver, J.; Colon-Santos, S. M.; Gromski, P.; Buchwald, S.; Suárez, I.; Cronin, L.



Spontaneous Assembly of an Organic-Inorganic Nucleic Acid Z-DNA Double Helix Structure.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 56, 1141-1145.

Kulikov, V.; Johnson, N.; Surman, A. J.; Hutin, M.; Kelly, S.M.; Hezwani, M.; Long, D.-L.; Meyer, G.; Cronin, L.


Overcoming the ‘Crystallization-Bottleneck’ for the Discovery of Gigantic Inorganic Molecules: A New Family of {Pdx}L (x = 84, 72) Palladium Macrocycles Discovered using Solution Techniques.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 12741-14745.

Christie, L. G; Surman, A. J.; Scullion, R.A.; Xu, F; Long, D.-L.; Cronin, L.


Self-Templating and in-situ Assembly of a Cubic Cluster-of Cluster Architectures  based on a {Mo24Fe12} Inorganic Macrocycle.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 12703-12707.

Xuan, W.; Surman, A. J.; Zheng, Q.; Long, D.; Cronin, L.


Exploiting the equilibrium dynamics in the self-assembly of inorganic macrocycles based upon polyoxothiometalate building blocks.

Chem. Comm. 2016, 52, 9109-9112.

Zhang, H; Surman, A. J Long, D.-L.; Cronin, L; Miras, H. N.


Sizing and Discovery of Nanosized Polyoxometalate Clusters by Mass Spectrometry.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3824–3830.

Surman, A. J.; Robbins, P. J.; Ujma, J.; Zheng, Q.; Barran, P.; Cronin, L.



Formation of oligopeptides in high yield under simple programmable conditions.

Nature Comms., 2015, 6, 8385.

Rodriguez-Garcia, M.; Surman, A. J.; Cooper G..; Suárez, I.; Hosni, Z.; Lee, M.; Cronin, L.


Configurable Nanosized Metal Oxide Oligomers via Precise “Click” Coupling Control of Hybrid Polyoxometalates.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 5662–5665.

Macdonell, A.; Johnson, N.; Surman, A. J.; Cronin, L.



Exploring the Symmetry, Structure, and Self-Assembly Mechanism of a Gigantic Seven-Fold Symmetric {Pd84} Wheel.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 126, 10196–10201.

Scullion, R.; Surman, A. J.; Xu, F.; Mathieson, J. S.; Long, D.-L.; Haso, F.; Liu, T.; Cronin, L.


Controlling the Ring Curvature, Solution Assembly, and Reactivity of Gigantic Molybdenum Blue Wheels.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14114–14120.

Xuan, W.; Surman, A. J.; Miras, H. N.; Long, D.; Cronin, L.


Polyoxometalate Clusters Integrated into Peptide Chains and as Inorganic Amino Acids: Solution- and Solid-Phase Approaches.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 3336–3341.

Yvon, C.; Surman, A. J.; Hutin, M.; Alex, J.; Smith, B. O.; Long, D.-L.; Cronin, L.



A collection of robust methodologies for the preparation of asymmetric hybrid Mn–Anderson polyoxometalates for multifunctional materials.

Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 3767–4080.

Yvon, C.; Macdonell, A.; Buchwald, S.; Surman, A. J.; Follet, N.; Long, D.L.; Cronin, L.


Use of ion-mobility mass spectrometry (IMS-MS) to map polyoxometalate Keplerate clusters and their supramolecular assemblies.

Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 1909–11.

Robbins, P. J.; Surman, A. J.; Thiel, J.; Long, D.-L.; Cronin, L.

Patent: Lactic Acid Production Process.

WO2014045036-A1, 2013.

Smith, S. A. C.; Surman, A. J.



Targeting of anionic membrane species by Ln(III) complexes: towards improved MRI contrast agents for apoptosis.

Chem. Commun. 2011, 10245–10247.

Surman, A. J.; Kenny, G.; Kumar, K.; Bell, J. D.; Casey, D. R.; Vilar, R.



A Pyrophosphate-Responsive Gadolinium(III) MRI Contrast Agent.

Chemistry – Eur. J. 2010, 223 – 230.

Surman, A. J.; Bonnet, C. S.; Lowe, M. P.; Kenny, G. D.; Bell, J. D.; Tóth, E.; Vilar, R.