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20 November 2017
ANU is marking the Research School of Chemistry's 50th anniversary with the unveiling of a new sculpture. The Research School commissioned painter Dr Julie Brooke...
13 November 2017
A new study led by ANU has shed light on how the earliest forms of life evolved on Earth about four billion years ago. In a major advance on previous work, the study found a...
26 September 2017
“I’ve had fun.” When asked why he’s stayed with the Research School of Chemistry for so long, that is the first thought that comes to Professor Elmars...
26 September 2017
“I believe very strongly that Rod Rickards greatest lesson was to encourage me to always be inquisitive and to look at an unexpected outcome in chemistry not as a failure...
26 September 2017
“I think the School has got a great future. We now have a raft of new academic staff - talented younger people who are really getting on with it.” Professor Martin...
26 September 2017
In 1968 Professor Martin Bennett set sail for Australia, leaving his life in England to join a small burgeoning University that would soon become his new home. “I came...
26 September 2017
Professor Michelle Coote, a graduate of the University of New South Wales, joined the Research School of Chemistry after a varied career in a range of chemical fields. “I...
20 September 2017
Headline-grabbing crack-downs on drug abuse in sports industries, discovering new chemical compounds, developing malaria medications and potential medical methods for prenatal...
18 September 2017
The ANU recently hosted the world renowned science communicator Dr Peter Wothers of Cambridge University, who gave a series of free science demonstrations titled Burning Issues:...
11 September 2017
Congratulations to Dr Luke Connal, who will joining the RSC later this year on being selected as one of C&EN's (Chemical & Engineering News) Talented 12. For more...
11 September 2017
The World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (WATOC) is the leading organisation in that field.  WATOC organises a congress every three years and, at the...
13 July 2017
The Research School of Chemistry featured prominently at the ANU Graduation Ceremony on the afternoon of Wednesday 12th July with 13 students graduating with their PhD degrees....
10 July 2017
The popular science textbook Chemistry in the Marketplace, authored by Ben Selinger and Russell Barrow saw the 6th Edition launched on Thursday, June 29th at the...
28 June 2017
An international team of scientists say disrupting the ability of insects to smell the scent of food and potential mates may offer a way to protect humans from deadly diseases...
12 June 2017
Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Colin Jackson and Prof. Martin Banwell who, with Beta Therapeutics Pty Ltd, have been awarded $420,000 under the ARC Linkage Projects...
6 June 2017
The RSC has been awarded two Australian Laureate Fellowships from the Australian Research Council (ARC), including one prestigious named fellowship for world-class female...
5 June 2017
Do you ever see a face around but you're not sure who they are or what they do? Us too! This month we are going to be starting a monthly interview segment, getting to know the...
2 June 2017
Fresh and clean water is becoming a scarce resource due to the multiple impacts of worldwide urbanization, industrialization, or growing global population. Ensuring universal...
2 June 2017
The development of antibiotics has been essential to the massive advancements we’ve seen in medicine and health over the last century. However, antibiotic-resistance is...
2 June 2017
Alumni Profile - Dr Brendon Hammer   It’s fair to assume that the most likely outcome of a degree in chemistry is a life in the laboratory. While the lab can lead...

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