International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Professor Roger Read Ideas Activities
  • Associate Professor
    University of New South Wales, Kensington New South Wales 2052, Australia
  • Email
    Tel +612 93854457
  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
  • Organizations:

    National Board Member and Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
    Member, American Chemical Society
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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Associate Professor in Chemistry at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Former Associate Dean (Research & International) for the Faculty of Science and currently assisting in the management of the former School of Risk and Safety Sciences at UNSW.

Research interests in organic chemist with particular focus on heterocyclic chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, and fluorous chemistry.

Participant in professional aspects of chemistry through the Royal Australian Chemical Institute where I am an elected Fellow and currently enjoying a second term as National Representative on the RACI Board.