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Ionic Molecular Hybrid Liquids

An opportunity is available for a PhD scholar to undertake research studies into the structure and properties of nano structured ionic-molecular hybrid liquids. The aim of the resea more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)

Why are Ionic Liquids Extraordinary Solvents?

The use of ionic liquids has exploded over the last decades as solvents for unusual or difficult chemical syntheses.  These liquids consist solely of ions and have melting poin more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)

Laboratory Exobiology: Prebiotic Environments in Ionic Liquids?

Life in the universe is widely presumed only to be viable in the ‘Goldilocks zone’ around a star, where liquid water is available.  Some have speculated that Titan more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)

Modelling the ionic composition of streams for improved management of salinity

Stream salinity is a major environmental problem in Australia however much of the existing research is based on measurements of stream electrical conductivity (EC) which provides li more...

Supervisor(s): Bishop, Thomas (Associate Professor)

Nanostructured Electrolytes and Ionogels

Ionic liquids (ILs) are salts that melt below or near room temperature due to frustration of the coulomb forces that stabilise the crystals, and can act as non-volatile solvents for more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)

Catalysis of Sustainable Processes

Available projects involve the development of novel catalysts for the generation of hydrogen by splitting water with sunlight, for biomass conversion, for green industrial oxidation more...

Supervisor(s): Masters, Tony (Associate Professor)

Photoresponsive Soft Matter

Molecules that respond to light by isomerization, dissociation, or polymerization may be incorporated into surfactant self-assembly structures, thereby creating novel forms of matte more...

Supervisor(s): Warr, Gregory (Professor)