2015 seminar program


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JANUARY

1-31 January, 2015

WEEK 12-16  
Monday 12/1/15 Available.
Tuesday 13/1/15 Available.
Wednesday 14/1/15 Available.
Thursday 15/1/15 Available.
Friday 16/1/15 Available.
   
WEEK 19-23  
Monday 19/1/15 Available.
Tuesday 20/1/15 Available.
Wednesday 21/1/15 Available.
Thursday 22/1/15 Available.
Friday 23/1/15 Available.
   
WEEK 26-30  
Monday 26/1/15 Public holiday (Australia Day)
Tuesday 27/1/15 Available.
Wednesday 28/1/15 Available.
Thursday 29/1/15 Available.
Friday 30/1/15 Available.

february

1-28 February, 2015

WEEK 2-6  
Monday 2/2/15 Available.
Tuesday 3/2/15 Available.
Wednesday 4/2/15 Available.
Thursday 5/2/15 Available.
Friday 6/2/15 Available.
   
WEEK 9-13 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Monday 9/2/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Professor Tom Beck, School of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, USA. Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Comments on the surface potential of water and its impact on ion distributions and chemistry near the water interface. Host: A/Prof James Beattie. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 10/2/15 Available.
Wednesday 11/2/15 Available.
Thursday 12/2/15 Available.
Friday 13/2/15 School Seminar:  Speaker: A/Prof Hiroaki Iguchi, Coordination Chemistry Laboratory (Yamashita Lab), Tohoku University, Japan.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Room 418, Level 4 [Map]. Talk: Various electronic properties in one-dimensional electron systems: Halgen-bridged metal complexes, naphthalenediimide-based conductor, and ionic CT liquid crystal. Host: Dr Deanna D'Alessandro. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 16-20 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Monday 16/2/15 Available.
Tuesday 17/2/15 Available.
Wednesday 18/2/15 Alexander Memorial Lecture: The 696th Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents the Alexander Memorial Lecturer, Professor Paul Mulvaney, School of Chemistry and Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne.  Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm . Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Photochemistry in nanocrystal systems - From quenching to superlattice dynamics. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 19/2/15 Available.
Friday 20/2/15 Available.
   
WEEK 23-27  [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Monday 23/2/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Mr Gajan Santhakumar, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Synthetic studies towards the total synthesis of non-ribosomal peptide natural products. Host: Prof Richard Payne. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 24/2/15 Available.
Wednesday 25/2/15 Available.
Thursday 26/2/15 Available.
Friday 27/2/15 School Seminar:  Speaker: Professor Martin Kaupp, Institut fur Chemie, Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Quantum-chemical insights into heavy-metal chemistry: Bonding, spectroscopy and more. Host: Prof Leo Radom. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

March

1-31 March, 2015

WEEK 2-6 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Monday 2/3/15 Available.
Tuesday 3/3/15

Available.

The Foundation for Inorganic Chemistry presents: Professor Andrew Peele, Director, Synchroton Light Source Australia, Professor of Physics, La Trobe University. Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT3, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: The chemistry of the Australian Synchrotron: Combining the brightest minds and light to catalyse research and innovation that matters. Host: Prof Peter Lay. All welcome. No booking required. Free.  [Biography/Dinner invitation]

Wednesday 4/3/15 Available.
Thursday 5/3/15 Available.
Friday 6/3/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Professor Kini R. Manjunatha, Department of Biological Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Venoms and toxins: A source of inspiration. Host: Prof Richard Payne. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 9-13 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Monday 9/3/15

Special Seminar:  Professor Robert Luxenhofer, Department of Chemical Technology of Materials Synthesis, Julius-Maximilians-Universitat Wurzburg, Germany. Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT1, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Poly(2-oxazoline)s as heavy-duty drug formulations. Host: Prof Peter Lay. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Postgraduate Seminar: Mr Sadrul Chowdhury, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Stress relaxation in glass forming mixtures. Host: Prof Peter Harrowell. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Tuesday 10/3/15 Available.
Wednesday 11/3/15

Available.

Thursday 12/3/15 Available.
Friday 13/3/15

2015 Cornforth Lecturer:  Professor Andrew Holmes, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Seeing the light with polymers. Hosts: Prof Max Crossley and Prof Richard Payne. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

   
WEEK 16-20 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.] 
Monday 16/3/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Mr Max Easton, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: The chemistry underlying the zinc bromide redox flow battery. Host: Prof Thomas Maschmeyer. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 17/3/15 Available.
Wednesday 18/3/15

2015 Cornforth Lecturer:  Professor Andrew Holmes, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Pericyclic reactions in the synthesis of biologically active piperidine and indolizidine alkaloids. Host: Prof Richard Payne. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Francis Lions Memorial Lecture: The 697th Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents the Francis Lions Memorial Lecturer, Professor John Evans, Professor of Inorganic and Solid State Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, UK.  Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm . Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk:  Shrinking from inquiry: Functional inorganic materials. [Abstract] Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Thursday 19/3/15

Available.

2015 Cornforth Lecturer:  Professor Andrew Holmes, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne. Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Refreshments from 5:30 pm. Venue: New Law Building, Room 101. Talk: Printed organic solar cells: a licence to print money. Host: Prof Max Crossley. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Friday 20/3/15 Speaker:  Dr Ivana Radosavljevic Evans, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, UK.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Structural chemistry of functional materials: Complexity in the solid state. Host: A/Prof Chris Ling. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 23-27 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.] 
Monday 23/3/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Ms Anita Das, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Metal-organic frameworks as a platform for elucidating the effects of functional sites on CO2 interaction. Host: Dr Deanna D'Alessandro. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 24/3/15 Available.
Wednesday 25/3/15

School Seminar:  Dr James Walton, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, UK. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Catalytic  SNAr of unactivated aryl chlorides. Host: Dr Liz New. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Special Seminar: Professor Christopher Fuchs, Professor of Physics, University of Massachussetts, USA. Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Venue: Eastern Avenue Lecture Theatre, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney [Map]. Please note: this is not the Auditorium but the Lecture Theatre upstairs.  Talk: A world on the make: From modern quantum mysteries to early American pragmatism. Host: Prof Peter Harrowell (CHAST). All welcome. No booking required. Free.   [Abstract and Biography]

Thursday 26/3/15 Available.
Friday 27/3/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Professor Tom Vogt, Director of the NanoCenter, Educational Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, USA. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Hydration and insertion of chemical species under pressure. Host: Prof Brendan Kennedy. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
Week 30-31 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.] 
Monday 30/3/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Ms Mellodee Anvia, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Radionuclide deportment in rare earth processing from monazite and bastnasite using conventional and alternative processing route. Host: E/Prof Len Lindoy. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 31/3/15 Available.

April

1-30 April, 2015

WEEK 1-3  
Wednesday 1/4/15 Available.
Thursday 2/4/15 Available.
Friday 3/4/15 Public holiday (Easter Friday)
   
WEEK 6-10 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]  
Monday 6/4/15 Public holiday (Easter Monday)
Tuesday 7/4/15 Not available due to major cabling happening in LT1-4.
Wednesday 8/4/15 Not available due to major cabling happening in LT1-4.
Thursday 9/4/15 Not available due to major cabling happening in LT1-4.
Friday 10/4/15 School Seminar:  Professor John Herbert, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, USA. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Room 418, Level 4, School of Chemistry. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Leo Radom. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 13-17 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]   
Monday 13/4/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Ms Josie Auckett, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Structural and physical studies of oxide ionic-conductive brownmillerite single crystal. Host: A/Prof Chris Ling. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 14/4/15 Available.
Wednesday 15/4/15 698th Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents: Dr Gregory Organ, Senior Scientist, Lion Pty Ltd. Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm . Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: The Chemistry of Beer. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. Sponsored by: Scitek Australia Pty Ltd. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 16/4/15 Available.
Friday 17/4/15

School Seminar: Speaker:  Professor Marisa Kozlowski, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, USA.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Adventures in oxidative bond forming reactions: Development and applications in natural product synthesis. Host: Prof Richard Payne. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

 

Special Seminar:  Dr Luke Batchelor, Senior Editor, Nature Communications, London.  Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Publishing in Nature journals. Hosts: Dr Deanna D'Alessandro and Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

   
WEEK 20-24 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]  
Monday 20/4/15 Available.
Tuesday 21/4/15 Available.
Wednesday 22/4/15 Available.
Thursday 23/4/15 Available.
Friday 24/4/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  A/Prof Maryanne Large, Innovation and Commercialisation, Faculty of Science, The University of Sydney. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Angels on the head of a pin: adventures on the nanoscale. Host: A/Prof Chiara Neto. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
Week 27-30 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]   
Monday 27/4/15 Available.
Tuesday 28/4/15 Available.
Wedneday 29/4/15 Available.
Thursday 30/4/15 Available.

May

1-31 May, 2015

WEEK 1 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Friday 1/5/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Associate Professor Michael Biercuk, School of Physics, The University of Sydney.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Quantum control using trapped ions. Host: Prof Greg Warr. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 4-8 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.] 
Monday 4/5/15 Available.
Tuesday 5/5/15 Available.
Wednesday 6/5/15 Harold Howard Lecture: The 699th Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents the Harold Howard Lecturer, Professor M.G. Finn, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.  Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm . Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Reliable and reversible molecular linkages for chemical biology. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. Sponsored by:  Thermo Fisher Scientific.  All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 7/5/15 Available.
Friday 8/5/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Dr Johan Rosengren, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Functional roles of conserved structural features in alpha-defensins. Host: Prof Richard Payne. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 11-15 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]  
Monday 11/5/15 Available.
Tuesday 12/5/15 Available.
Wednesday 13/5/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Professor Mark Ogden, Nanochemistry Research Institute, Department of Chemistry, Curtin University.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Lanthanides in hydrogels, hybrid materials and clusters. Host: Prof Kate Jolliffe. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 14/5/15 Available.
Friday 15/5/15

School Seminar:  Speaker:  Dr Rico Tabor, School of Chemistry, Monash University. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk:  Some assembly required: unusual surfactants for stimulus-responsive colloids. Host: Prof Greg Warr. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Special Seminar:  Speaker:  Mr Johnny Bray, Photonics Sales Engineer, Edinburgh Instruments, UK.  Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry Room 418, Level 4 [Map]. Talk: Theory, instrumentation, and applications of photo-luminescent measurements. Host: Dr Liz New. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

   
WEEK 18-22 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]  
Monday 18/5/15 Special Seminar:  Speaker:  A/Prof Rick Wang, Department of Chemistry, University of South Dakota, USA.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Regulating molecular recognition and chemical reactivity in synthetic supercontainers. Host: Dr Peter Southon. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 19/5/15 Available.
Wednesday 20/5/15 School Seminar:  Speaker: Dr Giancarlo Pascali, Radiocarbon & Radiohalogen Task Leader, Camperdown Cyclotron, ANSTO Life Sciences. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Microfluidics for radiochemistry: a niche approach for a niche application. Host: A/Prof Chiara Neto. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 21/5/15 Available.
Friday 22/5/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Dr Jonathon Beves, School of Chemistry, University of NSW.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Cameron Kepert. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
Week 25-29 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]   
Monday 25/5/15 Available.
Tuesday 26/5/15 Available.
Wedneday 27/5/15 Available.
Thursday 28/5/15 Available.
Friday 29/5/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  A/Prof James Crowley, Department of Chemistry, University of Otago, New Zealand. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Functional (supra-)molecular architectures and machines: It’s as easy as 1,2,3 “click”. Host: Dr Liz New. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

June

1-30 June, 2015

WEEK 1-5 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Monday 1/6/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Mr Pavel Usov, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Development of redox-active meta-organic frameworks for applications in porous conductors. Host: Dr Deanna D'Alessandro. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 2/6/15 Available.
Wednesday 3/6/15 The Liversidge Lecture: The 700th Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents the Liversidge Lecturer, Prof. Samir Zard, Ecole Polytechnique, Université Paris-Saclay, France.  Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm . Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: A radical solution to an old problem. Some perspectives for organic synthesis. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani.  All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 4/6/15 Available.
Friday 5/6/15 Available.
   
WEEK 8-12  
Monday 8/6/15 Public holiday (Queen's Birthday)
Tuesday 9/6/15 Available.
Wednesday 10/6/15 Available.
Thursday 11/6/15 Available.
Friday 12/6/15 Available.
   
WEEK 15-19 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Monday 15/6/15 Available.
Tuesday 16/6/15 Honours talks (LT4).  Seminar schedule can be found here.
Wednesday 17/6/15 Available.
Thursday 18/6/15 Special Seminar:  Speaker:  Professor Richard Hartshorn, Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, NZ.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: New roles for classic cobalt chemistry. Host: Dr Anna Renfrew. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Friday 19/6/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  A/Prof Michael Green, Department of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, USA.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Capture and characterization of reactive intermediates in P450 catalysis: Insights into biological C-H bond activation. Host: Prof Kate Jolliffe. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 22-26  
Monday 22/6/15 Not available due to LT power outage this week.
Tuesday 23/6/15 Not available due to LT power outage this week.
Wednesday 24/6/15 Not available due to LT power outage this week.
Thursday 25/6/15 Not available due to LT power outage this week.
Friday 26/6/15 Not available due to LT power outage this week.
   
Week 29-30 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.] 
Monday 29/6/15 Available.
Tuesday 30/6/15 Teaching tips seminar:  Speaker:  Dr Liz New, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney. Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: New approaches to teaching large laboratory classes. Abstract:  In this seminar, Liz will discuss a number of the changes recently implemented into the second year chemistry laboratory with the broad aim of increasing student engagement. Such changes include the use of the student relationship engagement system, introduction of oral assessments, and implementation of research-driven laboratory exercises.  https://intranet.sydney.edu.au/science/teaching/tools/teaching-seminars.html.  All welcome. No booking required. Free.

July

1-31 July, 2015

WEEK 1-3 [Abstracts for these seminars can be found here.]
Wednesday 1/7/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Dr Peter Harvey, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, UK. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: F-element systems for imaging and sensing; from PARASHIFT MRI to upconversion nanophosphors. Host: Dr Liz New. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 2/7/15 Available.
Friday 3/7/15 School Seminar: Professor Garry Schenk, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Brendan Kennedy. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 6-10  
Monday 6/7/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Ms Carol Hua, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Deanna D'Alessandro/Prof Cameron Kepert. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 7/7/15 Available.
Wednesday 8/7/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Dr Clare Mahon, EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow, University of Leeds, UK.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Molecular recognition-triggered reorganisation of dynamic polymer systems. Host: Dr Liz New. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 9/7/15 Available.
Friday 10/7/15 Available.
   
WEEK 13-17  
Monday 13/7/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Mr Gerard O'Connor, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: Electronic spectra of aromatic hydrocarbons: A deductive approach to the diffuse interstellar bands. Host: Prof Tim Schmidt. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 14/7/15 Available.
Wednesday 15/7/15 Available.
Thursday 16/7/15 Available.
Friday 17/7/15

School Seminar:  Speaker:  Professor Mitch Winnik, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Metal-chelating polymers and lanthanide nanoparticles for immunoassays by mass cytometry. Host: A/Prof Brian Hawkett. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

   
WEEK 20-24  
Monday 20/7/15 Available.
Tuesday 21/7/15 Available.
Wednesday 22/7/15

701st Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents: Professor Sean Smith, School of Chemical Engineering, University of NSW. Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA.  Host: Dr Deanna D'Alessandro. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Thursday 23/7/15 Available.
Friday 24/7/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Dr Chris Burns, Laboratory Head, Division of Chemical Biology, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Small molecule inhibitors of translation and epigenetic reader proteins as anticancer agents. Host: A/Prof Mat Todd. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
Week 27-31  
Monday 27/7/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Mr Phil Norcott, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Chris McErlean. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 28/7/15 Available.
Wedneday 29/7/15 Available.
Thursday 30/7/15 Available.
Friday 31/7/15 School Seminar: Joint School of Chemistry & School of Molecular Bioscience seminar. Speaker: TBA. Time:  11:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map].  Talk: TBA. Host: A/Prof Mat Todd. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

August

1-31 August, 2015

WEEK 3-7  
Monday 3/8/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Mr Stephen Ogilvie, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Cameron Kepert. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 4/8/15 Available.
Wednesday 5/8/15

Available.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Chemistry LT2 is unavailable.  (SUCS to be confirmed)

Thursday 6/8/15  
Friday 7/8/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Dr Chris Hyland, School of Chemistry, University of Wollongong. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: Reaction development where strain is the name of the game. Host: A/Prof Mat Todd. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 10-14  
Monday 10/8/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Ms Karen Yuen, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Kate Jolliffe. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 11/8/15 Available.
Wednesday 12/8/15

Available.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Chemistry LT2 is unavailable.  (SUCS to be confirmed)

Thursday 13/8/15 Available.
Friday 14/8/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  A/Prof. John McMurtrie, School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering, Queensland University of Technology. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 17-21  
Monday 17/8/15 Available.
Tuesday 18/8/15 Available.
Wednesday 19/8/15

Available.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Chemistry LT2 is unavailable.  (SUCS to be confirmed)

Thursday 20/8/15 Available.
Friday 21/8/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Professor Neil Greenham, Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 24-28  
Monday 24/8/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Ms Katherine Law, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Chris McErlean. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 25/8/15 Special Seminar:   Professor Peter Behrens, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany. Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Thomas Maschmeyer. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Wednesday 26/8/15

School Seminar:  Professor Michael Froeba, Institute of Inorganic and Applied Chemistry Department of Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Germany. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Thomas Maschmeyer. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Chemistry LT2 is unavailable.  (SUCS to be confirmed)

Thursday 27/8/15 Available.
Friday 28/8/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  Prof. Georg Nagel, Julius-von-Sachs Institute of Bioscience, University of Würzburg, Germany. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: A/Prof Ron Clarke. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
Week 31  
Monday 31/8/15 Available.

September

1-30 September, 2015

WEEK 1-4  
Tuesday 1/9/15 Available.
Wednesday 2/9/15

Available.

Thursday 3/9/15 2015 Hans Freeman Lecturer: Professor Alison Butler, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara. Time:  5:30 am to 6:30 pm.  Venue: Chemistry LT3, Level 2 [Map].  Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Liz New. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Friday 4/9/15 2015 Hans Freeman Lecturer: Professor Alison Butler, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara. Time:  11:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map].  Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Liz New. All welcome. No booking required. Free. 
   
WEEK 7-11  
Monday 7/9/15 Available.
Tuesday 8/9/15 Available.
Wednesday 9/9/15

Available.

Sydney Science Forum.  Dr Deanna D'Alessandro, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time:  5:45pm to 6.45 pm.  Venue:  Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney.  Talk:  Catch CO2: Getting creative about climate change. Host:  Faculty of Science, USYD.  For more info, including how to register, please visit here.

Thursday 10/9/15 Available.
Friday 11/9/15 2015 Hans Freeman Lecturer: Professor Alison Butler, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara. Time:  11:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map].  Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Liz New. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 14-18  
Monday 14/9/15 Available.
Tuesday 15/9/15 Available.
Wednesday 16/9/15

Available.

703rd Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents the Le Fèvre Lectures:  Speakers to be announced. Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Refreshments from 5:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talks: TBA. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Thursday 17/9/15 Available.
Friday 18/9/15 School Seminar: Dr Sally Plush, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 21-25  
Monday 21/9/15 Postgraduate Seminar: Ms Anna Safitri, School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney.  Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Refreshments to follow this lecture. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Peter Lay. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Tuesday 22/9/15 Available.
Wednesday 23/9/15

Available.

Thursday 24/9/15 Available.
Friday 25/9/15 School Seminar:  Speaker: Prof Adam McCluskey, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle. Time:  11:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map].  Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Joel Mackay, School of Molecular Bioscience. All welcome. No booking required. Free. (This is a joint seminar with the School of Chemistry and the School of Molecular Bioscience.)
   
Week 28-30  
Monday 28/9/15 Available.
Tuesday 29/9/15 Available.
Wedneday 30/9/15

School Seminar: Professor Adolfo Horn Jr., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Brendan Kennedy. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

October

1-31 October, 2015

WEEK 1-2  
Thursday 1/10/15 Available.
Friday 2/10/15 School Seminar:  Speaker: A/Prof. Christian Doonan, Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials, University of Adelaide.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 5-9  
Monday 5/10/15 Public holiday (Labour Day)
Tuesday 6/10/15 Available.
Wednesday 7/10/15 School Seminar:    A/Prof Kathy Andrews, Tropical Parasitology Laboratory, Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery, Griffith University. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: HDAC inhibitors as antimalarial drug leads. Host: A/Prof Mat Todd. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 8/10/15 Available.
Friday 9/10/15 School Seminar:  Speaker:  A/Prof Toby Allen, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: A/Prof Ron Clarke. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 12-16  
Monday 12/10/15 Available.
Tuesday 13/10/15 Available.
Wednesday 14/10/15

Available.

Ernest Ritchie Memorial Lecture: The 704th Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents the Ernest Ritchie Memorial Lecturer, Professor Chris Vanderwal, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, USA.  Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.

Thursday 15/10/15 Available.
Friday 16/10/15 School Seminar:  Speaker: Prof Andrew Brown, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of NSW.  Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: A/Prof Ron Clarke. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
WEEK 19-23  
Monday 19/10/15 Available.
Tuesday 20/10/15 Available.
Wednesday 21/10/15 School Seminar:   Professor Yasuhiro Kajihara, Department of Biological Sciences, Osaka University. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Prof Richard Payne. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 22/10/15 Available.
Friday 23/10/15 School Seminar:  Professor Tina Overton, Professor of Chemistry Education, School of Chemistry, Monash University. Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Venue: Chemistry LT4, Level 2 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: A/Prof Siggi Schmid. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
   
Week 26-30  
Monday 26/10/15 Available.
Tuesday 27/10/15 Available.
Wedneday 28/10/15 The Hush Lecture: The 705th Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents the Hush Lecturer Lecturer, Professor Steven Boxer, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, USA.  Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 29/10/15 Available.
Friday 30/10/15 Available.

November

1-30 November, 2015

WEEK 2-6
 
Monday 2/11/15 Available.
Tuesday 3/11/15 Available.
Wednesday 4/11/15 Available.
Thursday 5/11/15 Available.
Friday 6/11/15 Available.
   
WEEK 9-13  
Monday 9/11/15 Not available.  Honours talks
Tuesday 10/11/15 Not available.  Honours talks.
Wednesday 11/11/15 Available.
Thursday 12/11/15 Available.
Friday 13/11/15 Available.
   
WEEK 16-20  
Monday 16/11/15 Available.
Tuesday 17/11/15 Available.
Wednesday 18/11/15 86th AGM: The 706th Meeting of the Sydney University Chemical Society presents the 86th AGM, Dr Deanna D'Alessandro, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney.  Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Refreshments from 5:00 pm outside LT2. Venue: Chemistry LT2, Level 1 [Map]. Talk: TBA. Host: Dr Girish Lakhwani. All welcome. No booking required. Free.
Thursday 19/11/15 Available.
Friday 20/11/15 Available.
   
WEEK 23-27  
Monday 23/11/15 Available.
Tuesday 24/11/15 Available.
Wednesday 25/11/15 Available.
Thursday 26/11/15 Available.
Friday 27/11/15 Available.
   
Week 30  
Monday 30/11/15 Available.

December

1-31 December, 2015

WEEK 1-4
 
Tuesday 1/12/15 Available.
Wednesday 2/12/15 Available.
Thursday 3/12/15 Available.
Friday 4/12/15 Available.
   
WEEK 7-11  
Monday 7/12/15 Available.
Tuesday 8/12/15 Available.
Wednesday 9/12/15 Available.
Thursday 10/12/15 Available.
Friday 11/12/15 Available.
   
WEEK 14-18  
Monday 14/12/15 Available.
Tuesday 15/12/15 Available.
Wednesday 16/12/15 Available.
Thursday 17/12/15 Available.
Friday 18/12/15 Available.