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New water-splitting materials for cheap production of clean energy

New water-splitting materials for cheap production of clean energy

5 June 2017

UNSW chemists have invented a new catalyst for splitting water with an electrical current – to efficiently produce hydrogen fuel.

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Huge funding announcements for Chemistry

Huge funding announcements for Chemistry

5 June 2017

Three ARC Future Fellowships have been awarded to UNSW Chemists for research into electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide, light-powered molecular machines, and nanomaterials for memory-switching devices, and more.

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Global collaborations for cities of the future

Global collaborations for cities of the future

8 May 2017

Third year PhD student, Manish Sriram, has been selected as one of four postgraduate students from UNSW to attend the Global Fellows Programme in Germany on “Cities of the Future”.

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Synthesising natural antimalarial drugs

Synthesising natural antimalarial drugs

5 May 2017

Medicinal chemists from UNSW, Dr Hamish Toop and Associate Professor Jonathan Morris, have synthesised a potent antimalarial compound naturally produced by a rare tropical plant.

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Turning Proteins into the Strongest Known Acids to Improve Detection

Turning Proteins into the Strongest Known Acids to Improve Detection

5 May 2017

The strongest organic acid ever has been produced by chemists at UNSW, and it is set to revolutionise protein analysis by mass spectrometry.

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Chemistry Prize Giving 2017

Chemistry Prize Giving 2017

3 May 2017

Last night, UNSW Chemistry acknowledged and celebrated our most outstanding students of 2016 at our annual Prize Giving event.

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First Scientia PhD Students

First Scientia PhD Students

1 May 2017

The first of our Scientia PhD Scholarship students have arrived, and are already to start on visualising the journey of nanoparticles inside cells.

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Another Emerging Investigator Accolade for Alex Donald

Another Emerging Investigator Accolade for Alex Donald

4 April 2017

Dr Alex Donald is the first Australian-based researcher to be recognised as an Emerging Investigator in the field of mass spectrometry research by the Journal of the American Society of Mass Spectrometry, the leading specialty journal in mass spectrometry research. Donald’s research is featured on the cover of the special Emerging Investigator Focus Issue of the journal.

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Medal for Advanced Materials

Medal for Advanced Materials

27 March 2017

For his contributions to the field of advanced electrochemical materials for energy storage and conversion, Associate Professor Chuan Zhao has been honoured with a prestigious IAAM Medal.

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Exonate Wellcome investment for eye treatment

Exonate Wellcome investment for eye treatment

7 February 2017

Small molecule drugs to treat macular degeneration, developed at UNSW Chemistry, has received backing from the Wellcome Trust.

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