Dean of Science, University of Sydney

Trevor Hambley is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Sydney's School of Chemistry. He has studied and worked at the Universities of Western Australia (BSc Hons(I)) and Adelaide (PhD), ANU, The University of Sydney, Emory University and Birkbeck College, University of London.

His research interests are in the area of medicinal inorganic chemistry with an emphasis on platinum anticancer drugs, hypoxia selective cobalt complexes, and metal based anti-inflammatory compounds. He has published 3 books, 13 reviews, and more than 400 refereed journal papers, including four recent reviews of the relationship between the structure of Pt anticancer agents and their toxicity and anticancer activity and on the modelling of Pt/DNA interactions.

Professor Hambley was the recipient of the Edgeworth David Medal for contributions to Science by an Australian under the age of 35 and has received the “Supervisor of the Year” award at the University of Sydney in 1997 and an Excellence in Teaching Award for Postgraduate Supervision in 1998.

Experience

  • –present
    Dean of Science, University of Sydney

Publications

  • 2009
    Molecular Modeling of Inorganic Compounds: Third, Completely Revised and Enlarged Edition, Wiley

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Perpetual Account for Australian Synchrotron Access Programme T W Hambley
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    Australian Synchrotron Company Limited

Honours

Edgeworth David Medal for contributions to Science by an Australian under the age of 35, “Supervisor of the Year” award at the University of Sydney in 1997, Excellence in Teaching Award for Postgraduate Supervision in 1998