Leadbeater, N.E.; Torenius, H.M.; Tye, H. Microwave-promoted organic synthesis using ionic liquids: A mini review Combinatorial Chemistry and High Throughput Screening 20035, 677-678.

Leadbeater, N.E. Ionic liquids and their heating behaviour during microwave irradiation – a state of the art report and challenge to assessment, Green Chemistry20035, 677-678.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Tominack, B. J. Rapid, easy copper-free Sonogashira couplings using aryl iodides and activated aryl bromides, Tetrahedron Letters200344, 8653-8656.

Leadbeater, N.E. Microwaves in organic chemistry, Tetrahedron, 2003, 62, 4633.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E. Rapid, easy cyanation of aryl bromides and chlorides using nickel salts in conjunction with microwave promotion, Journal of Organic Chemistry200368, 9122-9125.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Marco, M.; Tominack, B.J. First examples of transition-metal free Sonogashira-type couplings, Organic Letters20035, 3919-3922.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Sharp, E.L. Preparation of resin-bound metal carbonyl reagents and preliminary demonstration of their use, Organometallics200322, 4167-4169.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Marco, M. Transition-metal-free Suzuki-type coupling reactions: Scope and limitations of the methodology, Journal of Organic Chemistry200368, 5660-5667.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E. Fast and easy halide exchange in aryl halides, Synlett2003, 1145-1148.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Marco, M. Transition-metal-free Suzuki-type coupling reactions, Angewandte Chemie International Edition200342, 1407-1409.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Torenius, H.M.; Tye. H. Rapid cyanation of aryl iodides in water using microwave promotion, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry20031, 1119-1121.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Torenius, H.M.; Tye, H. Ionic liquids as reagents and solvents in conjunction with microwave heating: rapid synthesis of alkyl halides from alcohols and nitriles from aryl halides, Tetrahedron200359, 2253-2258.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Marco. M. Rapid and amenable Suzuki coupling reaction in water using microwave and conventional heating, Journal of Organic Chemistry200368, 888-892.

Klingensmith, L.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Ligand-free palladium catalysis of aryl coupling reactions facilitated by grinding, Tetrahedron Letters2003, 44, 765-768.

Leadbeater, N.E. Polymer-supported metal-phosphine complexes for use as catalysts or linkers in medicinally-oriented organic synthesis, Current Medicinal Chemistry20029, 2147-2171.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Marco, M. Preparation of polymer-supported ligands and metal complexes for use in catalysis, Chemical Reviews2002, 102, 3217-3274.

Grainger, R.S.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Pamies, A.M. The tetramethylguanidine catalyzed Baylis-Hillman reaction: Effects of co-catalysts and alcohol solvents on reaction rate, Catalysis Communications20023, 449-452.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Marco, M. Ligand-free palladium catalysis of the Suzuki reaction in water using microwave heating, Organic Letters20024, 2973-2976.

Bräse, S.; Dahmen S.; Lauterwasser F.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Sharp, E.L. Polymer-bound 1-aryl-3-alkyltriazenes as modular ligands for catalysis. Part 1: Synthesis and metal coordination, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters200212, 1845-1848.

Bräse, S.; Dahmen S.; Lauterwasser F.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Sharp, E.L. Polymer-bound 1-aryl-3-alkyltriazenes as modular ligands for catalysis. Part 2: Screening immobilized metal complexes for catalytic activity Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters200212, 1849-1851.

Lattanzi, A,; Leadbeater, N.E. Microencapsulated VO(acac)(2): Preparation and use in allylic alcohol epoxidation, Organic Letters20024, 1519-1521.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Torenius, H.M. A study of the ionic liquid mediated microwave heating of organic solvents, Journal of Organic Chemistry200267, 3145-3148.

Leadbeater N.E. Facile synthesis of polymer-supported cyclopentadienes, Tetrahedron Letters200243, 691-693.

Leadbeater, N.E.; van der Pol, C. Development of catalysts for the Baylis-Hillman reaction: the application of tetramethylguanidine and attempts to use a supported analogue, Journal of the Chemical Society – Perkin Transactions 12001, 2831-2835.

Leadbeater, N.E. Bis-cyclopentadienyl nickel (nickelocene): A convenient starting material for reactions catalyzed by Ni(0) phosphine complexes, Journal of Organic Chemistry200166, 7539-7541.

Leadbeater, N.E.; van der Pol, C. Preparation of resin-bound amine N-oxides and demonstration of their use in synthetic carbonyl cluster chemistry, Chemical Communications2001, 599-600.

Leadbeater, N.E. Preparation of a resin-bound ruthenium phosphine complex and assessment of its use in transfer hydrogenation and hydrocarbon oxidation, Journal of Organic Chemistry200166, 2168-2170.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Scott, K.A. Preparation of a resin-bound cobalt phosphine complex and assessment of its use in catalytic oxidation and acid anhydride synthesis, Journal of Organic Chemistry200065, 4770-4772.

Leadbeater N.E.; Scott, K.A.; Scott, L.J. Preparation of a resin-bound arene-ruthenium complex and assessment of its use in enol formate synthesis and olefin cyclopropanation, Journal of Organic Chemistry200065, 3231-3232.

Griffiths C.; Leadbeater, N.E. Palladium and nickel catalysed Suzuki cross-coupling of sterically hindered aryl bromides with phenylboronic acid, Tetrahedron Letters  2000, 41, 2487-2490.