Stuart Thickett

 

Stuart received his BSc (Hons) from The University of Sydney in 2004 and completed his PhD with Professor Robert Gilbert at The University of Sydney in 2008. He has since held post-doctoral positions at The University of Queensland (with Professor Gilbert), The University of Toronto, Canada (with Professor Mitchell Winnik) and The University of Sydney (with Associate Professor Chiara Neto). In 2012 he was awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Post-Doctoral Fellowship to join the Centre for Advanced Macomolecular Design (CAMD), School of Chemical Engineering, The University of New South Wales. He was appointed as a Lecturer in Soft Matter Chemistry at The University of Tasmania in February 2015, and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in January 2017.

Professional History

2017 - current: 

Senior Lecturer in Soft Matter Chemistry

School of Physical Sciences

The University of Tasmania

 

2015 - 2016: 

Lecturer in Soft Matter Chemistry

School of Physical Sciences

The University of Tasmania

 

2012 - 2015:    

Vice-Chancellor's Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

School of Chemical Engineering

The University of New South Wales

 

2009 - 2012:   

Research Fellow

School of Chemistry

The University of Sydney

 

2008 - 2009:   

Research Fellow

Department of Chemistry

The University of Toronto

 

2008:              

Research Fellow

Centre for Land, Crop and Food Science

The University of Queensland

Awards and Recognition
  • 2015: Future Research Leaders Program, University of Tasmania

  • 2012: UNSW Vice-Chancellor's Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

  • 2010: Australian Research Council Nanotechnology Network (ARCNN) Poster Prize, ICONN2010 - The International Conference of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

  • 2007: Surface Coatings Association of Australia Trust Fund Scholarship (4th consecutive year)

  • 2006: CG and RJW Le Févre Student Lectureship, The University of Sydney

  • 2005: O'Donnell Travelling Scholarship, Royal Australian Chemical Institute

  • 2004: Faculty of Science Centenary Scholarship, The University of Sydney

  • 2004: The University Medal, The University of Sydney

Educational Background

2013 - 2014:    

Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching

Faculty of Education

The University of New South Wales

 

2004 - 2007:

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry

School of Chemistry

The University of Sydney

 

2000 - 2003: 

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

The University of Sydney

  • State Representative (Tasmania), Polymer Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute (2016 -)

 

 

  • Member, Royal Australian Chemical Institute (MRACI)

  • Member, Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC)

  • Member, American Chemical Society

 

  • Previous Secretary of NSW Polymer Group, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 2010-14

Professional Membership