School of Chemistry & Physics

Prof Ross Robinson

Associate Professor

Professor Ross Robinson currently occupies the position of Dean and Head of School for the School of Chemistry & Physics.

His research interest lies in Synthetic Chemistry, where his research group is studying the synthesis of medicinal compounds directed towards their application as potential agents in “Boron Neutron Capture Therapy”.

Prof Robinson is also currently a member of the South African Chemical Institute and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Research interests

  • Synthetic Chemistry
  • Including understanding reaction mechanisms
  • Natural product synthesis
  • Photo catalytic synthesis.