Benjamin Long

Name Dr Benjamin Long
Position Title Lecturer
Campus Mt Helen
Room Y137
Phone +61 3 5327 9452

Research interests

Benjamin’s primary research interests centre around how molecules interact with our world; whether that be mapping and measuring the effects of pharmaceuticals (and other emerging contaminants) in the environment or elucidating the self-assembled structure of hydrogels (for cell growth and medical implants).

Short biography

Benjamin obtained his PhD from Deakin University in 2014 before undertaking Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellowships at the University of Sydney. In 2016 he returned to Deakin University as a lecturer and research fellow before taking up a lectureship at Federation University in 2017


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University
  • Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Education)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Deakin University

Teaching areas

  • SCCHM1001 - Chemistry I
  • SCCHM1002 - Chemistry II
  • SCCHM3004 - Organic Chemistry for Drug Design
  • SCCHM3001 - Medicinal Chemistry
  • SCCHM2001 - Analytical Techniques

Extended research profile