Associate Professor Natalie Williamson

First Year Director, Chemistry
  Org Unit Chemistry
  Telephone +61 8 8313 5496
  Location Floor/Room 2 23 ,  Badger ,   North Terrace

BSc (Hons) (First Class) - Organic Chemistry 1992 (Adel)

PhD - Organic Chemistry 1996 (Adel)

Postdoctoral fellowship, University of Liverpool, 1996-97

2016 Office for Learning and Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (as a member of the Foundations of Chemistry Team)

2015 RACI Chemistry Educator of the Year

2015 University of Adelaide Commendation for Excellence in Support of the Student Experience (as a member of the Foundations of Chemistry Teaching Team)

2014 University of Adelaide Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in Teaching

2014 Executive Dean of Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching (team award)

2013 Early Career STEM Educator of the Year, South Australian Science Excellence Awards

2010 Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

2009 Executive Dean of Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching (first five years of teaching award)

Organic chemistry
Spectroscopy and Analytical chemistry
Practical chemistry

Synthetic organic chemistry
Heterocyclic chemistry
Red wine pigments
Olive polyphenols
Chemical education

Selected publications:

Williamson, N.M., Metha, G.F., Willison, J. and Pyke, S.M., “Development of POGIL-Style Classroom Activities for an Introductory Chemistry Course”, International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 2013, 21(5), 16-30.

Lambert, S.G., Asenstorfer, R.E., Williamson, N.M., Iland, P.G. and Jones, G.P., "Copigmentation between malvidin-3-glucoside and some wine constituents and its importance to colour expression in red wine", Food Chem., 2011, 125, 106-115.

Holman, M.A., Williamson, N.M. and Ward, A.D., "Preparation and Cyclisation of Some N-(2,2-Dimethylpropargyl) Homo- and Heteroaromatic Amines and the Synthesis of Some Pyrido[2,3-d]pyrimidines", Aust. J. Chem., 2005, 58, 368.

Williamson, N.M. and Ward, A.D., "The preparation and some chemistry of 2,2-dimethyl-1,2-dihydroquinolines", Tetrahedron, 2005, 61, 155.

Francis, C.L., Ward, A.D. and Williamson, N.M., "The synthesis of tetrahydroquinolines related to Virantmycin", Synthesis, 2004, 2685.

Crisp, G.T. and Williamson, N.M., "Separation of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons Using 2-Dimensional Thin-Layer Chromatography - An Environmental Chemistry Experiment", J. Chem. Ed., 1999, 76, 1691.

Allen, J.V., Bergeron, S., Griffiths, M.J., Mukherjee, S., Roberts, S.M., Williamson, N.M., and Wu, L.E., "Juliá-Colonna asymmetric epoxidation reactions under non-aqueous conditions: rapid, highly regio- and stereo-selective transformations using a cheap, recyclable catalyst", J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. 1, 1998, 3171.


Member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (MRACI, CChem).

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