Personal details

Name
Dr Nathan Boase
Position(s)
Lecturer
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Molecular Design and Synthesis
Discipline *
Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural)
Phone
+61 7 3138 2429
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships
and associations

MRACI CChem: Royal Australian Chemical Institute

Keywords

Polymer Synthesis, Post-polymerisation modification, Controlled radical polymerisation, Polymer Characterisation, Preclinical Imaging, Nanomedicine, Polymer Films

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Research Discipline : Chemistry   Areas of Expertise

  • Synthetic Polymer Chemistry
  • Nanomaterials
  • Preclinical Imaging

Research Area My research focuses on using controlled radical polymerisation techniques to synthesise and characterise well defined polymeric materials. I am focused on developing materials for applications in anti-biofouling coatings, nanomedicines and molecular imaging agents.

Career Highlights

  • 2017-Present – Lecturer: Queensland University of Technology
  • 2015-2017 – Associate Lecturer: Queensland University of Technology
  • 2014-2015 – Preclinical Imaging Facility Manager, Translational Research Institute
  • 2011-2015 – PhD in Chemistry: University of Queensland
  • 2007-2010 – Bachelor of Science with 1st Class Honours: University of Queensland
This information has been contributed by Dr Nathan Boase.

Teaching

CVB102 – Chemical Structure and Reactivity

CVB204 – Organic Structure and Mechanisms

CZB190 – Chemistry for Health Science

SEB104 – Grand Challenges in Science

 

Scholarly research projects:

The role of adaptive learning in science and chemistry education

This information has been contributed by Dr Nathan Boase.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Committee Role/Editor or Chair of an Academic Conference
Reference year
2019
Details
RACI National Congress, 2022, Organising committee member Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Type
Committee Role/Editor or Chair of an Academic Conference
Reference year
2019
Details
Australasian Polymer Symposium, 2019, Organising committee member RACI Polymer Division
Type
Other
Reference year
2019
Details
Accepted as a CAS Future Leader in 2019. One of 29 ECR chemists selected from around the globe into the program. Included attendance at the ACS National Congress in San Diego.
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2018
Details
QUT Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant Evaluating the use of adaptive learning technologies to support undergraduate student learning
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2018
Details
Ian Potter Travel Fellowship, 2018 Presented at the American Chemical Society Congress, New Orleans, 2018. Polymer Chemistry: Getting students to speak our language: Aadaptive tools for teaching nomenclature Chemical Education: Getting students to speak our language: Adaptive tools for teaching nomenclature
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2018
Details
Macro World Polymer Congress, 2018, Invited Keynote Speaker IUPAC
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2017
Details
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Type
Membership of Learned Societies
Reference year
2016
Details
RACI Chartered Membership (MRACI CChem)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
Details
Best Presentation by an Early Career Researcher. 5th International NanoBio Conference & 3rd International Conference on BioNano Innovation (ICBNI)
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2014
Details
Asian Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Congress, 2014, Invited Speaker

Supervision

Current supervisions