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Senior LecturerJan Wikaira

Rutherford 649
Internal Phone: 94294


Research Interests

Responsible for the collection of all single crystal data for many other chemistry departments within New Zealand and a number of other countries including Australia, U.K., U.S.A., Malaysia and Iran. Also, in collaboration with Biological Sciences and Forestry, involved in the development of techniques for determining properties of timber.

Recent Publications

  • Curtis NF., Butcher RJ., Coles MP. and Wikaira J. (2017) Preparation and structures of nickel(II) compounds of 2,9-meso-7,14-rac-2,5,5,7,9,12,12,14-octamethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane. Polyhedron 132: 130-143.
  • Daniel Ekekwe N., Polson M., Wikaira J. and Hartshorn R. (2017) . Synthesis and characterisation of polydentate imino phosphonate complexes of Co(III). Washington, DC, USA: 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, USA, 20-24 Aug 2017
  • Herringer SN., Landee CP., Turnbull MM., Ribas-Ariño J., Novoa JJ., Polson M. and Wikaira JL. (2017) Ferromagnetic Exchange in Bichloride Bridged Cu(II) Chains: Magnetostructural Correlations between Ordered and Disordered Systems. Inorganic Chemistry 56(9): 5441-5454.
  • Wikaira J. and Gainsford G. (2017) ISBN: 978-0-9922517-7-2. In Hurrell R; Muscroft-Taylor A; Strange G; Williamson B (Ed.), Scientific Sleuthing: 219-239. Christchurch, New Zealand: The Caxton Press.
  • Bhat MA., Jain S., Srivastava SK., Butcher RJ. and Wikaira J. (2016) Poly[μ2-aqua-aqua[μ3-N-butyl-N-(2-hydroxyethyl) dithiocarbamato-k3O,O':S]sodium]. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 72(2): 196-198.