Time/DateSpeakerTalk TitleLocation
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 11:00:00 NZST
Sivasinthujah Paramasivam, PhD Chemistry Candidate
Room 701, Level 7, WEST
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 11:00:00 NZST
Sarah Masters and Konstantin Pavlov
This is the seventh in a series of joint school seminars showcasing SPCS research …..
West Room 701, Level 7
Fri, 31 May 2019 11:00:00 NZST
Chris Fitchett and Steve Marsh
This is the sixth in a series of joint school seminars showcasing SPCS research …..
11:00 am - West Room 701, Level 7
Fri, 31 May 2019 11:00:00 NZST
Chris Fitchett and Steve Marsh
This is the sixth in a series of joint school seminars showcasing SPCS research …..
West Room 701, Level 7
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:00:00 NZST
Ivanhoe K. H. Leung
Combating infectious diseases through structural and mechanistic studies
Room 701, West
Wed, 29 May 2019 12:00:00 NZST
Associate Professor James Bolender
Water Quality, Public Health, and the Developing World: A Chemists View of Water Issues in Uganda
Room 701, Level 7 West Building
Wed, 22 May 2019 12:00:00 NZST
Christian G. Hartinger
Novel Structural Motifs and Biophysical Investigations to Delineate Biomolecule Interactions in the Quest for Organometallic Anticancer Agents
Room 701, West Building
Wed, 15 May 2019 12:00:00 NZST
Bill Hawkins
One Ring To Rule Them All: The synthesis of biologically relevant compounds from cyclopropanes
Room 701, Level 7, West Building
Wed, 08 May 2019 12:00:00 NZST
Ghader Bashiri
Mass spectrometry and X-ray crystallography reveal new insights into the biosynthesis of cofactor F420 and folic acid
Room 701, Level 7, West Building
Wed, 01 May 2019 12:00:00 NZST
Prof Nigel Perry
Colour, Lasers and Light: Student “Studies of some New Zealand Natural Products”
Room 701, West Building
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:00:00 NZST
Ben Wilson (PhD Oral candidate)
Supramolecular Assemblies Based on Pyridylhydrazone and Imidazolylimine Schiff base ligands
Room 701, Level 7
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:00:00 NZST
Dr Jack Chen, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
Applying Concepts from Nature for the design of Catalysts and Smart Chemical Networks
Room 701, West Building
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:00:00 NZDT
Dr Mark Aartsen and Assoc Prof Greg Russell
The ninth talk in a series of Joint seminars showcasing SPCS research
Room 701, West Building
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:00:00 NZDT
Thomas D. Bennett, Cambridge Visiting Fellow
Combining Teaching, Tramping and Research into Hybrid Glasses
Room 701, West Building
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:00:00 NZDT
Prof Thisbe K. Lindhorst
The UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the Role of Chemistry
Room 701, West
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:00:00 NZDT
Dr Jeanette Wood
Drug discovery and development, how can academia contribute?
Room 701, Level 7, West
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:00:00 NZDT
Professor Mark Distefano, Erskine Visitor
Studying the Anchor of Life: the Chemical Biology of Protein Prenylation
Room 701, West Building
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:00:00 NZDT
Dr Owen J Curnow and Laura Revell
The eighth in a series of joint school seminars showcasing SPCS research …..
Room 701, Level 7, West Building
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:00:00 NZDT
Jane E. Wissinger
Green Chemistry Curriculum and the Snowball Effect
Room 701, West Building
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:00:00 NZDT
Prof Thisbe K. Lindhorst
Synthetic glycomimetics to explore carbohydrate-specific adhesion of bacteria to surfaces
Room 701, Level 7, West
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 11:00:00 NZDT
Nadine van der Heijden
Exploring the Limits of Ultra-High Resolution Atomic Force Microscopy
West 701, Level 7
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:00:00 NZDT
Paula C. Angelomé
Nanomaterials obtained by chemical synthesis: design, characterization and applications
West 701, Level 7
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:00:00 NZDT
Professor Thomas Meyer
Making Solar Fuels
Room 701, West Buidling
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:00:00 NZDT
Dr Kim McKelvey
Mapping Electrocatalytic Activity at the Nanoscale
Room 701, Level 7, WEST Building
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:00:00 NZDT
Rhett Kempe
Catalysis for a more sustainable chemistry
701, Level 7, West Building
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 11:00:00 NZDT
Dinga Wonanke, Final PhD Seminar, Supervisor: Dr Deborah Crittenden
Control and Prediction of Eliminative Cyclization
Room 701, Level 7, West
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:00:00 NZDT
Fiona Given - PhD Oral
Retracing the evolution of enzyme regulation
Room 446, Jack Erskine Buidling
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 11:00:00 NZDT
Professor Christopher Sumby, Deputy Dean of Research and Professor of Chemistry
MOFs as synthetic tools and for catalysis
Room 701, Level 7, West Building
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Peter Behrens
Metal-organic frameworks and electrical conductivity: Three cases
Room 701, Level 7, WEST
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Marcus Rose, Professor of Chemical Technology
Catalysis Engineering – From Materials to Process Design for the Utilization of Bio-based Feedstock
Room 701, Level 7
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:00:00 NZDT
Samantha Dudley - Supervised by Professor Ian Shaw (SPCS) and Professor Ann Richardson (School of Health Sciences)
Estrogen Receptors and Xenoestrogen Exposure Cocktails – A New Approach to Breast Cancer Risk
Room 701, Level 7, WEST Building
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:30:00 NZDT
Professor Paul Lickiss
Silicon-Containing Linkers for Metal-Organic Framework Synthesis
Room 701, Level 7, West
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Joint SPCS lecture series - Large Ring Laser Gyroscopes and Adventures in Natural Product-like Chemical Space
This is the fifth in a series of joint school seminars showcasing SPCS research
West Room 701, Level 7
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:00:00 NZDT
Alexandra McNeil, Supervised by Professor Alison Downard (SPCS) and Associate Professor Martin Allen (Department of Electrical Engineering)
Covalently-Bound Organic Modifiers on ZnO: Effects on the Electronic and Chemical Surface Properties
Jack Erskine Lecture Theatre 031
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Antony Fairbanks and Chris Gordon
Joint SPCS lecture series - Sugars - sweet as and What is Dark Matter?
West Room 701, Level 7
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
John Clements
Guest-Adaptable Spin Crossover Properties Underpinned by Supramolecular Interactions
Room 701, Level 7, West Building
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Dr Jonathan Kitchen
Supramolecular materials: using 1,8-naphthalimides and Langmuir-Blodgett deposition to generate novel materials
Room 701, Level 7, WEST
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Christopher Larsen
Rational Design of Photoactive Molecules: From Molecular Electronics to Photoredox Catalysis
Room 701, Level 7, WEST
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:00:00 NZDT
Oliver Sterritt
PhD Oral:- The long and short of DAH7PS: distinct quaternary structures of two type II isozymes from Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Room 443, Level 4
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Shane G. Telfer
Multicomponent Metal-Organic Frameworks
Room 701, Level 7, WEST
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:00:00 NZDT
Bryce Williamson and Michael Albrow
Joint Seminar - Magnetic Circular Dichroism and Gravitational Microlensing
Room 701, Level 7, WEST Building
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 12:00:00 NZST
Professor Mary J Garson
Room 701, Level 7, WEST Building
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 12:00:00 NZST
Profs' Mike Reid and Rudi Marquez
SPCS Joint Research Awareness Seminars
Room 701, Level 7
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:00:00 NZST
Jonathan C Morris
Taking the Lead from Nature: Designing small molecules to investigate biological problems
Room 701, Level 7, WEST
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 12:00:00 NZST
Michael Müller
Chemical diversity through biotransformations
Jack Erskine Building Room 441
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:00:00 NZST
Prof. Nicola L. B. Pohl
Automating Oligosaccharide Synthesis and Analysis
West 351
Wed, 02 May 2018 12:00:00 NZST
Dan Preston
Tuning the Complexity of Palladium(II) Cages
Room 531, level 5, West Building
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:00:00 NZST
Michael K.C. Tam
Cellulose Nanocrystal-a promising sustainable nanomaterial for advanced engineering applications
West 531
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Professor Scott McIndoe
Mass spectrometry of pyrophoric compounds: solving a flaming difficult problem in catalyst activation
West Room 531
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 12:00:00 NZDT
Lars Goerigk
An Excursion to the Density Functional Theory Zoo: Insights for Electronic Ground and Excited States
Room 531, Level 5,
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:00:00 NZDT
Jean-Baptiste Lena
PhD Oral: Investigations into Branching in Acrylate Polymerization: Advanced Characterization and Kinetics
Room 531, Level 5, West Building (formerly Rutherford Building)
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Philip G. Jessop
CO¬2-Switchable Solvents for Facilitated Separations
Rutherford Room 531
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:00:00 NZDT
Benjamin G. Davis (Ferrier Lecture)
Sugars & proteins: towards a synthetic biology
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Philip A. Gale
Selective anion transporters
Rutherford Room 531
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:00:00 NZDT
Stewart R. Alexander, PhD Oral, Supervisor: Professor Antony J. Fairbanks
The use of sulfur in aqueous carbohydrate chemistry
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Neil W. Barnett
The 2017 Royal Society of Chemistry Australasian Lectureship
Rutherford Level 5, Room 531
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Dr Milton Kiefel, Senior Lecturer and Visiting Erskine Fellow
Synthesis of Bacterial Carbohydrates as Biological Probes
Room 531, Level 5, Rutherford Building
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:00:00 NZST
Prof. Eric V. Anslyn
Supramolecular Methods for the Rapid Determination of Enantiomeric Excess in Reaction Screening
Rutherford Room 532
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Anna Farquhar
Designing Graphene Supercapacitor Electrodes - Chemistry PhD Oral
Room 531, level 5, Rutherford Building
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Brett Robinson, Professor of Environmental Science
Biological wastes and the potential to improve NZ's environment
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Tatsuya Tsukuda
Gold Superatoms and Superatomic Molecules Protected by Ligands
Rutherford Building, Level 5, Room 531
Wed, 10 May 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Mark M. Turnbull
Synthesis and properties of Cu(II)-based low-dimensional molecular magnetic materials
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 03 May 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Erin Leitao and Ian Manners
A Mechanistic Tour of Inorganic Synthesis
Rutherford Room 531
Tue, 02 May 2017 11:00:00 NZST
Will Kerr
Novel N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands for Use in Asymmetric Catalysis
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Kajitha Suthagar Final Ph.D. Seminar
Investigations into Sulfamides as Phosphate Isosteres in Anti-TB Drug Development
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Professor J Scott McIndoe
Catalytic Reaction Mechanism Elucidation via Real Time Analysis
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Prof Takumi Konno
Can We Create a Variety of Heterometallic Coordination Compounds from a Single Kind of Amino Acid?
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Dr Maxine Bryant & Dr Karen Carthew
PBRF Research Contributions
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Associate Professor Jon Howse
Polymers in a Spin: in situ studies of polymers and colloids during spin coating
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Professor Peter Weber
Watching Chemistry in Action: Molecular Motions in Space and Time
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Chris Metcalfe (Visiting Erskine Fellow)
Sewage Epidemiology: Estimating Community Use of Illicit Drugs by Analyzing Domestic Wastewater
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Professor Rudi Marquez
Development of Novel Delivery Vehicles for Anti-Parasitic Drug Delivery and Transfection
Rutherford Room 531
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:00:00 NZDT
Chris McEntyre Final Ph.D. Seminar
Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry Methods for Investigating Osmolytes and Related One-Carbon Metabolites in Health ad Disease
Rutherford Room 531
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:00:00 NZDT
Professor Cameron Jones
Stabilisation and "Transition Metal-Like" Reactivity of Low Oxidation State/Low Coordination Number Main Group Complexes
Undercroft 101 (under Library)
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:00 NZDT
Dave Young Final Ph.D. Seminar
The Modulation of Structural Components in Metallosupramolecular Assemblies and Metal-Organic Frameworks
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
J. Stephen Clark
New Approaches to the Synthesis of the Manzamine Alkaloids: Total Synthesis of (-)-Nakadomarin A
Rutherford Room 531
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:00:00 NZDT
Assoc Prof Ethan Minot
Nanoelectronics Meets Biology
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Imre Toth
NMR Study of Selected Metal Ion-Ligand Systems: Equilibrium, Structure and Dynamics
Rutherford Room 531
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:00:00 NZDT
M.Sc. Part II Research Presentations Presentation Abstract Booklet
Rutherford 531
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
David Palmer
The c-Subunit of Mitochondrial ATP Synthase. From Storage in Batten Disease to Why Animalia make more ATP from Food than do Other Life Forms
Rutherford Room 531
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:00:00 NZST
Nathaniel Gunby Final Ph.D. Seminar
UCONGA: University Conformer Generation and Analysis
Rutherford Room 531
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:00:00 NZST
Dr Geoff Waterhouse
Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production from Water and Biofuels: Current Status and Future Directions
Rutherford Room 531
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 11:00:00 NZST
Kalib Bell Final Ph.D. Seminar
Chemical Modification of Metal Oxide Materials
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Dave Petrie UC Careers
How to Maximise your Opportunities Post-UC
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Professor Gill Reid
Main group coordination chemistry - tailored reagents for the deposition of functional electronic materials
Rutherford Room 531
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:00:00 NZST
Vivek Poonthiyil Final Ph.D. Seminar
Synthesis and Application of Gold and Glycogold Nanoparticles
Rutherford Room 531
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:00:00 NZST
Eric Lang Final Ph.D. Seminar
Insights into Enzyme Allosteric Inhibition Mechanisms using Computational Studies
Rutherford Room 531
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:00:00 NZST
Fatemeh Tavakolinia Final Ph.D. Seminar
Synthesis and Study of Dinuclear Cobalt(III)-platinum(II) Complexes as Potential Anti-Cancer Pro-Drugs
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Maria Plunkett, University of Sheffield: Quinoxaline Based Ligands: Synthesis and Complexation Andrew Kannan, University of Bath: Investigating the Efficiency of Nylon and Polyethylene as Sorbents for Sample Extraction of Selected Emerging Contaminants
Students Abroad Seminars
Rutherford Room 531
Fri, 20 May 2016 14:00:00 NZST
Janadari Kariyawasam Final Ph.D. Seminar
Synthesis of Nitrogen Mustards on Co(III), and Related Reaction Chemistry
Rutherford Room 531
Fri, 20 May 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Andrew Wallace Final Ph.D. Seminar
Molecular Orbitals - Their Uses and Their Limitations
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 18 May 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Professor Stephen Leob
MIMs in MOFs: Organizing Mechanically Interlocked Molecules to Function Inside Metal-Organic Frameworks
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 11 May 2016 11:00:00 NZST
Gert-Jan Moggre Final Ph.D. Seminar
The Reaction Mechanism and Inhibition of ATP-PRTase Enzymes
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 04 May 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Professor Amanda Ellis
Structural and Dynamic DNA Origami: Design and Applications
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Professor Thomas Nann
Nanomaterials for Health and Renewable Energy Applications
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Professor Javed Iqbal
Natural Product-Inspired Toolbox for Protein-Protein Interactions: synthesis of new natural product like chemical species as probe for new therapeutics targets
Rutherford Room 531
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Michael Rychlik
Stable Isotopes in Food Science - Tools for Tracing, Quantitation - but how do you get them?
Rutherford Room 531
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:00:00 NZDT
Professor William Tong
Ultrasensitive Multi-Photon Nonlinear Laser Methods for Biomedical and Environmental Applications
Rutherford Room 531
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:00:00 NZDT
Laura Lopez-Comi Final Ph.D. Seminar
Single-Column Model Analysis of Available NIWA Observations to Determine the Self-Cleaning Capacity of the Atmosphere
Rutherford Room 531
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Professor Richard F W Jackson
Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Applications of Non-Natural Amino Acids
Room 531
Wed, 09 Mar 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
David Lim Final Ph.D. Seminar
Synthesis of O-Linked Glycopeptides Using Enzymatic Catalysis
Room 531
Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Associate Professor Arindam Bhattacharyya
Metastatis of Breast Cancer: TGF-beta Perspective
Room 531
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Tim Allison
Keeping Things Intact: Adventures in Mass Spectrometry
Room 531
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:00:00 NZDT
Gemma Wadworth: Impacts of Antimicrobial Compounds in Urban Waterways Receiving Sewer Overflows Nicholas McKitterick: Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP) Regulates Key Genes in Testosterone Biosynthesis
Postgraduate Talks:
Room 531
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:00:00 NZDT
Anne Thompson
Adventures in the Atmosphere