Chemistry touches almost every aspect of our existence, and will be an essential part of the solutions to global issues in health, materials, and energy usage. Our School of Chemistry has received the highest national rating in the discipline of Chemical Sciences, and so our researchers are leaders in their field. We value the real world skills that employers require, and ensure that our students receive hands-on experience as they learn. Our degrees are taught by staff at the forefront of their fields of research, and this shines through in the quality of our graduates.
Bert Halpern memorial Lecture
Date: Friday, 21 August, 2015 at 5:30pm
Venue: 67.107, University of Wollongong
This annual lecture is hosted by the School of Chemistry and honours the memory of Professor Bert Halpern, Chair of Chemistry at the University of Wollongong from 1970-1980. Professor Halpern’s pioneering studies in amino acid, peptide and protein chemistry impacted across the fields of medicine, biochemistry, chemistry and geochemistry.
This year’s guest speaker is Professor Andrew Holmes, President – Australian Academy of Science. Andrew’s guest talk title is “Printed Organic Solar Cells: a Licence to Print Money”.