School of Science, Psychology and Sport

Dr Benjamin Long

Name Dr Benjamin Long  
Position Title Lecturer
Campus Mt Helen
Room Y137
Phone +613 51229452

Research interests

Benjamin’s primary research interests include the use of interactions between molecules for i) the detection of chemical species in complex matrices (such as biological fluids, food, environmental samples and beverages) and; ii) self-assembly into nanostructured 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


  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Deakin University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, 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