School of Chemistry

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.

Halpern Lecture / Student Prize Night

Jenny MartinThis annual lecture will take place on Friday 5 September starting at 6pm and will be held in 67.107. Guest speaker for this year is Professor Jenny Martin, ARC Laureate Fellow, Institute for Molecular Bioscience at The University of Queensland.

The Annual Lecture honours the memory of Professor Bert Halpern, the 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.  

Lecture title "Bragging about Crystallography".

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