Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Greg Doran

Dr Greg Doran

BSc (LaTrobe) MAppSc (RMIT) PhD (CSturt)

After completing a BSc at Latrobe University, where he majored in chemistry/biochemistry, Greg commenced postgraduate studies at RMIT University achieving a MAppSc in inorganic analytical spectroscopy. He then worked for a short period as a laboratory chemist with CSIRO Manufacturing Science and Technology before returning to university to undertake a PhD at CSU in Wagga Wagga.  The project investigating the environmental  fate of the pesticides, fipronil and thiobencarb, in rice bays.  After completing his PhD, he was appointed as Lecturer in Chemistry at CSU's School of Science and Technology, which is now incorporated into the School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences.

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Teaching Interests

Greg currently lecturers in the following subjects:

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Research Interests

  • The analytical chemistry challenges associated with solving the problems in fields such as environmental and agricultural chemistry, pharmaceutical science, animal and plant health etc.
  • Veterinary pharmaceuticals
  • Environmental contamination
  • Pesticides and their environmental fate

 Current Research Projects

  • Environmental contamination – Assessing the occupational exposure of NSW police to illicit drugs in the workplace $95k
  • Effectiveness of the nitrification inhibitor nitrapyrin in selected Australian wheat belt soils $45k
  • Pharmacokinetics, residue kinetics and residue depletion studies for Lignocaine and Bupivacaine in sheep and cattle $66k

 Research Students

PhD Current
  • Jessica Dodd "Determination of the efficacy of oral magnesium supplementation as a calmative for horses" 2014-2017
  • Clare Flakelar "Canola quality - the influence of processing parameters on valuable minor components" 2014-2017
  • David Gale "The potential of compost to ameliorate metal toxicities and increase phosphorous availability in Vietnamese agricultural production systems" 2013-2016
  • Bonny Duan "Searching for Australian native plants for the development of natural algaecides".  2013-2016
Honours Current
  • Brooke Kaveney "Effect of tillage on seedbed preparation in Rice/Shrimp farming systems of Vietnam".  2015-2016

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Professional Memberships

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Recent Publications

View Dr Doran's publications on CRO.

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