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18 June 2018
Scientists at ANU have contributed to an international study that will potentially help humans to colonise Mars and find life on other planets...
14 June 2018
The RSC celebrated its 50th anniversary with the unveiling of a special sculpture which now hangs in our main foyer. Titled 'Translation', it was created by Dr Julie...
7 June 2018
27 May - 3 June marked the 2018 National Reconciliation Week. The 2018 theme was 'Don't Keep History a Mystery'. As part of the 2018 National Reconciliation Week...
29 May 2018
You may not have heard her name, but she was one of Australia’s most important scientists. An organic chemist who pioneered the synthesis of penicilliamine, steroids and the...
15 May 2018
The 'Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad' was established by China Scholarship Council in 2003. The recipients worldwide are...
14 May 2018
Congratulations to Dr Ben Frogley who was awarded the University of Auckland L. H. Briggs Medal, recognising “the person judged to be the most distinguished research worker...
9 May 2018
The RSC Social Club held their first event on Sunday 6th May at Black Mountain Peninsula. There was face painting, balloon making and even slime making for the kids to enjoy. We...
30 April 2018
A study led by ANU has retraced the evolutionary history of a modern enzyme with a technique called ancestral protein reconstruction - a discovery that will help new enzymes to be...
29 March 2018
Starting work at the RSC in January 2018, Dr Pu Xiao is one of the newest additions to the Research School of Chemistry. Xiao has been interested in the photophysical chemistry of...
29 March 2018
“I'm a polymer chemist,” says new Research School of Chemistry recruit Dr Luke Connal. “That's never really changed, it doesn't matter where I...
29 March 2018
In 1972 the Martin family travelled to Canberra, with Ray Martin becoming a foundation Professor in Inorganic Chemistry at RSC. The move established a strong connection for the...
29 March 2018
Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are one of the biggest concerns for our ageing population, especially with no cure or therapies to stop...
19 February 2018
ANU PhD student Adam Mater has won a prized 2018 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship for his work on computer-aided chemical design. Mr Mater is one of 17...
7 February 2018
The Research School of Chemistry would like to thank Heriot-Watt University for hosting the ANU Ambassador Program, with special note to Dr Gareth Lloyd (HWU) for all his hard...
29 January 2018
Distinguished members of the ANU community have been recognised in the 2018 Australia Day Honours for their contribution to Australia. Leading the Honours list is Emeritus...
2 January 2018
When you have experienced the almost immediate, transforming effect of antibiotics at a time when you’re feeling your absolute worst, it’s not something you forget...
18 December 2017
In the modern scientific environment good research often requires a good communication strategy. But could you condense an entire thesis to only three minutes? This year Research...
18 December 2017
When Danielle Skropeta, an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong, was completing her undergraduate degree she noticed that there were very few female academics in...
18 December 2017
In November the Research School of Chemistry celebrated our 50th Anniversary.  On Thursday the 16th of November we were very lucky to welcome Professor Christopher Dobson...
18 December 2017
In 1967 the Birch family got on a boat and made the trip from the United Kingdom to Australia. The trip was a momentous one, with the father of the family — Arthur Birch...

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