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A/Prof. John Stride wins an Award for Postgraduate Research Supervision

A/Prof. John Stride wins an Award for Postgraduate Research Supervision

31 January 2014

A/Prof. John Stride wins the UNSW Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Teaching Excellence - Postgraduate Research Supervisor.

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Dr. David Hvasanov wins the RACI Cornforth Medal

Dr. David Hvasanov wins the RACI Cornforth Medal

28 January 2014

Dr. David Hvasanov wins the 2013 Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Cornforth Medal for the best Chemistry PhD thesis in Australia.

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology success for the School!

10 January 2014

$26 Million awarded to a new ARC Centre of Excellence with Prof. Justin Gooding and A/Prof. Pall Thordarson at the School of Chemistry UNSW as two of the team leaders.

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Research Grant Successes

Research Grant Successes

1 September 2012

The research excellence of the School of Chemistry was recognised in the recent ARC outcomes for funding commencing in 2013; academics from the School were awarded a total of $2.1M over the 3 years 2013-2016; $1.39M in Discovery Projects and $700k in DECRAs.

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Pall Thordarson awarded Future Fellowship

15 July 2012

Congratulations to Pall Thordarson on the award of a Future Fellowship worth $823,000 over 5 years for the development of 'smart' materials which self-assemble in water. This work has many applications, for example in the design of materials which release drugs in a controlled way in the body. Earlier this year Palli was awarded the 2012 Le Fèvre Memorial Prize by the Council of the Australian Academy of Science.

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Justin Gooding - RACI R. H. Stokes Medallist and Royal Society of Chemistry Australasian Lecturer for 2012

1 June 2012

At the 18th Australasian Electrochemistry Conference in Perth Justin Gooding was presented with the RACI R. H. Stokes Medal for Electrochemistry for his outstanding contributions to Electrochemistry in Australia. Justin has also been appointed the Royal Society of Chemistry Australasian Lecturer for 2012. He is the 52nd such lecturer in this highly respected lecture series, and will be visiting a number of Universities in Australia and New Zealand this next year in this capacity. Congratulations Justin!

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Pall Thordarson wins the Le Fèvre Memorial Prize

1 April 2012

Congratulations to Pall Thordarson on the award of the 2012 Le Fèvre Memorial Prize by the Council of the Australian Academy of Science. The Prize of $3,000 is an early career award which recognises outstanding basic research in chemistry.

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David Black elected Secretary General of the International Council for Science

1 September 2011

Congratulations to Prof. David Black on his election as Secretary General of the International Council for Science, a great honour and well deserved recognition for the work David does promoting Chemistry and Science internationally. David was also elected to the Australian Academy of Science in March 2011.

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Prof. Les Field awarded Member of the Order of Australia

1 July 2011

Our warmest congratulations to Professor Les Field on the award of an AM for "service to the administration of higher education, and to the discipline of chemistry as an academic and researcher."

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An Australian Academy of Science Award and a Scientia Professorship

1 May 2011

Emeritus Professor Ian Dance has been awarded the 2011 David Craig Medal of the Australian Academy of Science. The David Craig Medal is awarded for outstanding contributions to chemistry throughout the career of a researcher. Professor Justin Gooding has been awarded a Scientia Professorship, the highest recognition of research excellence for academic staff at UNSW. And in March 2011 Professor David Black was elected to the Australian Academy of Sciences.

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