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Biographical entry Jones, Cameron

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Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Cameron Jones is recognised as being in the forefront of the emerging field of Modern Main Group Chemistry. His contributions have included discoveries in the stabilisation of low-oxidation state and metal-to-metal bonded systems. He developed novel compound types which has prompted a re-evaluation of what is achievable synthetically. In 2006 Jones became Professor of Chemistry at Monash University, later being appointed to the R. L. Martin Distinguished Chair of Chemistry.

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1984
Education - BSc (hons), University of Western Australia
1985 - 1987
Career position - Research Officer, Department of Surgery, University of Western Australia
1992
Education - PhD, Griffith University
1992 - 1994
Career position - EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
1994 - 1998
Career position - Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, Swansea University, United Kingdom
1996
Career position - Royal Society of Chemistry J. W. T. Jones Visiting Research Fellow, Monash University
2002
Career position - Royal Society of Chemistry Visiting Academic Fellow, Monash University
2002 - 2007
Career position - Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
2003 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry
2003 - 2007
Career position - Founder and Director, Centre for Fundamental and Applied Main Group Chemistry, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
2004
Award - Royal Society of Chemistry Prize and Medal for Main Group Element Chemistry
2004 - 2009
Career position - Chairman, Main Group Chemistry Interest Group, Royal Society of Chemistry
2006 - 2011
Career position - ARC Professorial Fellow, Monash University
2006 - 2017
Career position - Professor of Chemistry, Monash University
2008
Award - Senior Research Prize, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
2011
Award - Burrows Award, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2012 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2013
Career position - Visiting Fellow, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
2013
Award - H. G. Smith Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2013
Career position - Fellow Commoner, Queen's College, University of Oxford
2014
Award - Frankland Award, Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom
2016 -
Career position - Founder and Director, Monash Centre for Catalysis
2017 -
Career position - R. L. Martin Distinguished Chair of Chemistry, Monash University
2017 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
2017
Award - Return Senior Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
2018
Award - Fellow, Hagler Institute of Advances Study, Texas A and M University, U.S.A.

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Helen Cohn