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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...
2 June 2017
Climate change and energy security may be big global problems, but the solutions can often occur at a molecular level. How we deal with a range of gases, whether it is capturing...
Milk study improves understanding of age-related diseases
24 April 2017
This article orignally appeared on the ANU News Room, 20 April 2017 A new study on UHT milk is helping scientists to better understand Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and type...
15 March 2017
Chemists have found a way to use sunlight to purify wastewater rapidly and cheaply, and to make self-cleaning materials for buildings. The technology uses modified titanium...
28 February 2017
Developing a new medical drug often requires a detailed understanding of how and where the drug compound binds to the target protein. However, for large protein-ligand complexes,...
28 February 2017
James Howard Bradbury AM FRACI 7 September 1927 – 28 November 2016 Howard Bradbury was one of the first chemistry academics to be appointed to the Australian National...
28 February 2017
For Ben Clifton, who recently finished his PhD at the Research School of Chemistry, solute-binding proteins has always been an area of interest. The latest student to finish a PhD...
28 February 2017
Materials with nonlinear optical (NLO) properties are becoming increasingly important in an age of photonics. With the capacity to modify the phase, frequency, amplitude,...

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