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Benjamin Matthew Long

Senior Lecturer, Chemistry, Federation University Australia

Dr Benjamin Long is an environmental and supramolecular chemist at Federation University. Dr Long’s key research foci are emerging organic environmental contaminants (e.g. pharmaceuticals and personal care products), plant bioactive compounds, especially those from Indigenous Australian traditional medicine (e.g. Federation University’s Bush Medicine Project) and the use and application of supramolecular interactions (e.g. analyte/contaminant detection and hydrogels). Benjamin attained his PhD from Deakin University in 2014, and after postdoctoral appointments at the University of Sydney and Deakin University, he joined Federation University Australia in 2017.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Chemistry, Federation University Australia


  • 2014 
    Deakin University, Doctor of Philosophy / Chemistry