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The School of Chemistry is one of the top research schools in Australia. The School has about 36 research groups, each headed by a member of the academic staff, spanning a wide range of Chemistry disciplines with identified areas of research strength including:

 

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computational and theoretical chemistry

 

Associate Professor Adam Bridgeman

Professor Peter Harrowell

Dr Toby Hudson

Associate Professor Meredith Jordan

Professor Leo Radom, FAA

Professor Jeff Reimers, FAA

Dr Asaph Widmer-Cooper

 

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chemical education

 

Associate Professor Adam Bridgeman

Dr Adrian George

Associate Professor Tony Masters

Associate Professor Siggi Schmid

 

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molecular design and synthesis

 

Dr Rob Baker

Professor Maxwell Crossley, FAA

Professor Kate Jolliffe

Dr Chris McErlean

Dr Elizabeth New

Associate Professor Richard Payne

Associate Professor Lou Rendina

Dr Anna Renfrew

Associate Professor Peter Rutledge

Associate Professor Mat Todd

 

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materials chemistry

 

Dr Mohammad Choucair

Dr Deanna D'Alessandro

Dr Toby Hudson

Professor Brendan Kennedy

Professor Cameron Kepert

Associate Professor Chris Ling

Dr Chiara Neto

Dr Suzanne Neville

Associate Professor Siggi Schmid

Dr Asaph Widmer-Cooper

 

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green chemistry and renewable energy

 

Professor Maxwell Crossley, FAA

Dr Deanna D'Alessandro

Professor Cameron Kepert

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer, FAA

Associate Professor Tony Masters

Professor Jeff Reimers, FAA

 

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molecular spectroscopy and photonics

 

Associate Professor Adam Bridgeman

Professor John Canning

Associate Professor Ron Clarke

 

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Drug discovery and medicinal chemistry

 

Professor Trevor Hambley, FAA

Professor Michael Kassiou

Professor Peter Lay, FAA

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer, FAA

Associate Professor Tony Masters

Associate Professor Richard Payne

Associate Professor Lou Rendina

Dr Anna Renfrew

Associate Professor Mat Todd

 

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supramolecular chemistry

 

Professor Maxwell Crossley, FAA

Dr Deanna D'Alessandro

Professor Kate Jolliffe

Professor Cameron Kepert

Dr Suzanne Neville

Dr Elizabeth New

Associate Professor Lou Rendina

Professor Greg Warr

 

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biological chemistry / chemical biology

 

Associate Professor Ron Clarke

Dr Elizabeth New

Associate Professor Richard Payne

Associate Professor Peter Rutledge

 

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soft matter

 

Professor Peter Harrowell

Dr Chiara Neto

Professor Greg Warr

Dr Asaph Widmer-Cooper

 

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neutron & synchrotron diffraction and spectroscopy

 

Professor Trevor Hambley, FAA

Professor Brendan Kennedy

Professor Cameron Kepert

Professor Peter Lay, FAA

Associate Professor Chris Ling

Dr Suzanne Neville

Associate Professor Siggi Schmid

Professor Greg Warr

 

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