The discipline comprises three major programs, concerning:

  • Novel materials and nanotechnology
  • Medicinal and forensic chemistry
  • Polymers

Research areas include purification of water, storage of hydrogen for fuel cells, synthesis of antioxidants, and the development of novel organic solar cell materials. The Chemistry Discipline has collectively published more than 500 refereed journal papers, and in the past 12 months alone, these papers have been downloaded from the QUT publication repository more than 100,000 times.

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