• The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 410, Bayliss Building, Perth campus

    6009 Perth


  • 2984 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
1993 …2020

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Personal profile


Dr Murray Baker completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours (and the University Medal) and a PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Sydney. He then worked as a Research Scientist in the ICI Research Group in Melbourne, and undertook post-doctoral research at Harvard University for two years before moving to The University of Western Australia.

Funding overview

ARC Grant

Teaching overview

CHEM2210 Structural Determination and Physical Chemistry
CHEM3302 Structure Determination in Chemistry (Unit Co-ordinator)
CHEM3306 Modern Organic Synthesis

Research expertise keywords

  • Biochemical sensors
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemical sensors
  • Infrared spectroscopy
  • Nanochemistry
  • NMR spectroscopy
  • Organic chemistry
  • Organometallic chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Surface chemistry
  • Synthetic chemistry

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Research Output

Metal complexes as a promising source for new antibiotics

Frei, A., Zuegg, J., Elliott, A. G., Baker, M., Braese, S., Brown, C., Chen, F., G. Dowson, C., Dujardin, G., Jung, N., King, A. P., Mansour, A. M., Massi, M., Moat, J., Mohamed, H. A., Renfrew, A. K., Rutledge, P. J., Sadler, P. J., Todd, M. H., Willans, C. E. & 3 others, Wilson, J. J., Cooper, M. A. & Blaskovich, M. A. T., 14 Mar 2020, In : Chemical Science. 11, 10, p. 2627-2639 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Poly(2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate) Sponges Doped with Ag Nanoparticles as Antibacterial Agents

    Praveen, P., Suzuki, S., Carson, C. F., Saunders, M., Clode, P. L., Myers, M., Chirila, T. V. & Baker, M. V., 28 Feb 2020, In : ACS Applied Nano Materials. 3, 2, p. 1630-1639 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Role of GaN cap layer for reference electrode free AlGaN/GaN-based pH sensors

    Parish, G., Khir, F. L. M., Krishnan, N. R., Wang, J., Krisjanto, J. S., Li, H., Umana-Membreno, G. A., Keller, S., Mishra, U. K., Baker, M. V., Nener, B. D. & Myers, M., 15 May 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 287, p. 250-257 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Exploring structural and conformational behaviour of cyclophanes incorporating imidazole-2-thiones

    Mageed, A. H., Skelton, B. W., Sobolev, A. N. & Baker, M. V., 14 Jun 2018, In : Tetrahedron. 74, 24, p. 2956-2966 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)