About us

We are a research group specialising in supramolecular chemistry based in the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Thanks for visiting – please have a look around and email Nick if you have any questions.

Recent news

 Nick’s paper reporting an undergrad lab experiment to prepare Hannon-style Fe2L3 helicates is published in the Journal of Chemical Education. Thanks to Jon Beves for the idea.

Mahbod’s paper on very very porous (but unstable) hydrogen-bonded frameworks is published in Dalton Transactions.

Congrats to Rosie, who graduates with a BSc(Hons).

Toby and Rosie finish their projects and leave us, but the group gets two summer students. Welcome Eric and Sam!

 Mahbod’s Chem. Sci. paper is chosen to be part of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s collection of 100 papers celebrating 100 years of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute. Tom’s Chem. Asian J. paper is highlighted by Chemistry Views.

Tom Horgan joins us on a six-month exchange from the University of Southampton, and Toby Genet starts an undergraduate research project.

 The group graduates its first student — congrats Tom, BSc(Hons).

 A collaboration with the O’Mara group on trying to understand self–assembly between bis(amidiniums) and dicarboxylates using a range of techniques is published as a “Very Important Paper” in a special edition of Chemistry — An Asian Journal. Congrats to all involved!