4–5pm 17 March 2014
Our understanding of materials performance is based on experimental data. We use it to generate predictive models that allow us to develop improved materials and sometimes...
1–2pm 11 March 2014
Enantiomerically pure β-amino alcohols play important roles both in the treatment of a wide variety of human disorders and as chiral auxiliaries in organic syntheses. There are a...
4–5pm 21 February 2014
As a sustainable, non-polluting alternative to fossil fuels, hydrogen has many benefits: it is abundant, and can be generated using a variety of renewable sources such as...
1–2pm 20 February 2014
The description by Watson and Crick of the double helix structure of DNA
 led to a fundamental postulate that ³form is function² for biological
11am–12pm 20 February 2014
Marine natural products not only display an astonishing variety of structural diversity, but
many are biologically active and some have been approved as therapeutic drugs.1 Homer...
11am–12pm 6 February 2014
Adventures with Acetals
1–2pm 23 January 2014
New Opportunities in Gold Catalysis
4–5pm 27 November 2013
Dr Daniel Christ Seminar
4–5pm 21 November 2013
Relaxing relaxeses: deregulation of the conjugative DNA processing reactions for biotechnological applications
4–7pm 15 November 2013
ANU is holding a farewell to the former Chemistry buildings for all staff and students, past and present. This will be a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and...
11am–12pm 8 November 2013
Unveiling the unexplored areas of organocatalysis
2–3pm 1 November 2013
Lanthanide and nano-disk technology for structural biology and drug screening
4–5pm 15 October 2013
The time has come for us to embrace complexity—despite the fact that everyone has their own definition of it—and put much more emphasis into studying mixtures of...
4–5pm 14 October 2013
It was Marcellin Berthelot (1827-1907) who, in 1860, stated, “Chemistry creates its object.” He continued,“This creative capability, resembling that of art...
4–5pm 11 October 2013
The observation of π–π radical-cation dimers—sometimes referred to as pimers—on the redox stimulation of electron rich and poor heterocycles is long precedented...
11am–12pm 11 October 2013
Natural products have a rich history as a source of drugs. They have also provided an excellent framework for the development of areas of the chemical and biological...
11am–12pm 10 October 2013
Systematic characterizations of disease biology are providing remarkable insights into the genetic basis and subsequent dependencies of many cancers and an unprecedented stream of...
4–5pm 26 September 2013
From Red to Green and Back – a Long and Colourful Journey in Porphyrin Chemistry
4–5pm 25 September 2013
Palladacycle Catalysed Asymmetric P-H Addition Reactions
2–3pm 14 September 2013
Dr Peter Wothers, Department of Chemistry, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge University, returns to share his enthusiasm for science.
Far too often in main-stream media,...