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

    6009 Perth


  • 2662 Citations
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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


  • 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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carbenes Physics & Astronomy
Ligands Chemical Compounds
Palladium Chemical Compounds
Gold Chemical Compounds
Conformations Chemical Compounds
Ions Chemical Compounds
Nuclear magnetic resonance Chemical Compounds
synthesis Physics & Astronomy

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Projects 1996 2018

Research Output 1993 2018

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

X-Ray Diffraction
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
1 Citations
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Gold Complexes Incorporating N-Heterocyclic Carbene and lmidazole-2-thione Ligands

Mageed, A. H., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Investigations into carbohydrate-based scaffolds for biological and synthetic applications

Wills, S., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis