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Researcher: Dicinoski, GW (Associate Professor Gregory Dicinoski)

Fields of Research

Separation Science
Analytical Spectrometry
Aquaculture
Electrometallurgy
Analytical Chemistry
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Instrumental Methods (excl. Immunological and Bioassay Methods)
Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Educational Technology and Computing
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Organic Chemical Synthesis
Causes and Prevention of Crime
Sensor Technology (Chemical aspects)
Colloid and Surface Chemistry
Industrial Chemistry
Electroanalytical Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Chemical Oceanography
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Mineral Processing/Beneficiation
Optical Properties of Materials
Transition Metal Chemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Mining and Extraction of Precious (Noble) Metal Ores
National Security
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Human Pharmaceutical Products
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Scientific Instruments
Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities
Environment
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Human Pharmaceutical Treatments (e.g. Antibiotics)
Aquaculture Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Law Enforcement
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Pulp and Paper
Veterinary Pharmaceutical Treatments (e.g. Antibiotics)
Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing
Emerging Defence Technologies
Rubber and Synthetic Resins

Career Best Publications

Application of the shrinking core model to the kinetics of extraction of gold(I), silver(I) and nickel(II) cyanide complexes by novel anion exchange resins; Hydrometallurgy
Leaching and recovery of gold using ammoniacal thiosulfate leach liquors (a review); Hydrometallurgy
Separation of thiosulfate and the polythionates in gold thiosulfate leach solutions by capillary electrophoresis; Electrophoresis
Simulation and Optimization of Retention in Ion Chromatography Using Virtual Column 2 Software; Analytical Chemistry
Simultaneous determination of monofluoroacetate, difluoroacetate and trifluoroacetate in environmental samples by ion chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A

Research Publications

A Computer-Based Undergraduate Exercise Using Internet-Accessible Simulation Software for the Study of Retention Behavior and Optimization of Separation Conditions in Ion Chromatography; Journal of Chemical Education
A new high-performance chelation ion chromatographic system for the direct determination of trace transition metals in fuel ethanol; Analytical Methods
A preliminary study: an evaluation and redevelopment of current first year laboratory practices; International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education
Aerosol-Based Detectors in Liquid Chromatography: Approaches Toward Universal Detection and to Global Analysis; Charged Aerosol Detection for Liquid Chromatography and Related Separation Techniques
Analysis of Bromate in ozonated seawater in the aquaculutre industry; International Ion Chromatography Symposium
Application of retention modelling to the simulation of separation of organic anions in suppressed ion chromatography; The Journal of Chromatography A
Application of the shrinking core model to the kinetics of extraction of gold(I), silver(I) and nickel(II) cyanide complexes by novel anion exchange resins; Hydrometallurgy
Chromatographic and electrophoretic separation of inorganic sulfur and sulfur-oxygen species; Analytica Chimica Acta
Comparison of the response of four aerosol detectors used with ultra high pressure liquid chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A
Computer-assisted simulation and optimisation of retention in ion chromatography; TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Confirmation of the molecular structure of tetramethylene diperoxide dicarbamide (TMDD) and its sensitiveness properties; The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part A
Coupled reversed-phase and ion chromatographic system for the simultaneous identification of inorganic and organic explosives; Journal of Chromatography A
Determination of Bromate in Sea Water using Multi-Dimensional Matrix-Elimination Ion Chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A
Determination of Gold Thiosulfate and Polythionates by Ion Chromatography; IICS 2001
Determination of pharmaceutically related compounds by suppressed ion chromatography: I. Effects of organic solvent on suppressor performance; Journal of Chromatography A
Determination of pharmaceutically related compounds by suppressed ion chromatography: II. Interactions of analytes with the suppressor; Journal of Chromatography A
Determination of pharmaceutically related compounds by suppressed ion chromatography: III. Role of electrolytic suppressor design; Journal of Chromatography A
Determination of pharmaceutically related compounds by suppressed ion chromatography: IV. Interfacing ion chromatography with universal detectors; The Journal of Chromatography A
Determination of vanadium as 4-(2-pyridylazo)resorcinol-hydrogen peroxide ternary complexes by ion-interaction reversed-phase liquid chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A
Effect of vanadium on plant growth and its accumulation in plant tissues; Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology
Effects of eluent temperature and elution bandwidth on detection response for aerosol-based detectors; Journal of Chromatography A
Effects of Stationary Phase Cross-Linking and Capacity of the Retention of Carboxylic Acids in Ion-Exclusion Chromatography Using Sulfonated Resins; IICS 2001
Effects of stationary phase cross-linking and ion-exchange capacity on the retention of carboxylic acids in ion-exclusion chromatography using sulfonated resins; Analytical Sciences
Enhanced methodology for porting ion chromatography retention data; Journal of Chromatography A
Flow injection analysis of organic peroxide explosives using acid degradation and chemiluminescent detection of released hydrogen peroxide; Talanta
Forensic identification of inorganic explosives by ion chromatography; Analytical Letters
Identification of homemade inorganic explosives by ion chromatographic analysis of post-blast residues; Journal of Chromatography A
Identification of Inorganic Improvised Explosive Devices by Analysis of Postblast Residues Using Portable Capillary Electrophoresis Instrumentation and Indirect Photometric Detection with a Light-Emitting Diode; Analytical Chemistry
Identification of Inorganic Improvised Explosive Devices Using Sequential Injection Capillary Electrophoresis and Contactless Conductivity Detection; Analytical Chemistry
Identification of inorganic ions in post-blast explosive residues using portable CE instrumentation and capacitively coupled contactless conductivity detection; Electrophoresis
Investigation of polar organic solvents compatible with Corona Charged Aerosol Detection and their use for the determination of sugars by hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography; Analytica Chimica Acta: International Journal Devoted to All Branches of Analytical Chemistry
Leaching and recovery of gold using ammoniacal thiosulfate leach liquors (a review); Hydrometallurgy
Mechanistic studies on the separation of cations in zwitterionic ion chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A
Methodology for porting retention prediction data from old to new columns and from conventional-scale to miniaturised ion chromatography systems; Journal of Chromatography A
Micellar electrokinetic chromatography of organic and peroxide-based explosives; Analytica Chimica Acta
Modelling and optimization of ion chromatographic separations of pharmaceutically relevant organic ions; Applications of Ion Chromatography for Pharmaceutical and Biological Products
New conductivity detection response equation for anions eluted with fully and partially ionised eluents in non-suppressed ion chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A
Novel resins for the selective extraction of gold from copper rich ores; South African Journal of Chemistry
On-line preconcentration and sample clean-up system for the determination of vanadium as a 4-(2-pyridylazo) resorcinol-hydrogen peroxide ternary complex in plant tissues by ion-interaction high performance liquid chromatography; Analytica Chimica Acta
On-line simultaneous and rapid separation of anions and cations from a single sample using dual-capillary sequential injection-capillary electrophoresis; Analytica Chimica Acta
Optimisation, simulation, and training in ion chromatography - all for free!; Chemistry in Australia
Packing procedures for high efficiency, short ion-exchange columns for rapid separation of inorganic anions; Journal of Chromatography A
Prediction of Analyte Retention for Ion Chromatography Separations Performed Using Elution Profiles Comprising Multiple Isocratic and Gradient Steps; Analytical Chemistry
Prediction of the effects of methanol and competing ion concentration on retention in the ion chromatographic separation of anionic and cationic pharmaceutically related compounds; Journal of Chromatography A
Preparation and evaluation of solid-phase microextraction fibres based on functionalized latex nanoparticle coatings for trace analysis of inorganic anions; The Journal of Chromatography A
Profiling the chemical composition of explosives; Chemistry in Australia
Retention Characteristics of Lanthanide Ions on a Mixed Phosphonic Acid-Carboxylic Acid Cation Exchanger; Australian Journal of Chemistry
Retention modelling of electrostatic and adsorption effects of aliphatic and aromatic carboxylic acids in ion-exclusion chromatography II. Calculations of adsorption coefficients in unbuffered eluents; Journal of Chromatography A
Selectivity behaviour of a bonded phosphonate-carboxylate polymeric ion exchanger for metal cations with varying eluent compositions; Journal of Chromatography A
Separation of polythionates and the gold thiosulfate complex in gold thiosulfate leach solutions by ion-interaction chromatography; The Analyst
Separation of thiosulfate and the polythionates in gold thiosulfate leach solutions by capillary electrophoresis; Electrophoresis
Simulation and Optimization of Retention in Ion Chromatography Using Virtual Column 2 Software; Analytical Chemistry
Simulation and Optimization of Separations in Ion Chromatography; Pittcon 2001
Simultaneous Determination of Fluoroacetates, Chloroacetates, and Bromoacetates in Soil Samples by Ion Chromatography; Australian Journal of Chemistry
Simultaneous determination of monofluoroacetate, difluoroacetate and trifluoroacetate in environmental samples by ion chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A
Solid-phase microextraction for the determination of inorganic ions: Applications and possibilities; Analytical Letters
The analysis of glass frictionators from 0.22 calibre ammunition by ICP-AES; 21st International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences
Tools for simulation and optimization of separations in ion chromatography; LCGC Europe: solution for separation scientists
Universal response model for a corona charged aerosol detector ; Journal of Chromatography A
Use of suppressors for signal enhancement of weakly-acidic analytes in ion chromatography with universal detection methods; TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry
Web-CT at the University of Tasmania

Research Projects

2012: RACI Chemistry Education Division Conference, ChemEd 2012, Adelaide; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Analytical Methodology for Speciation of Thiosulfate in Gold Leach Liquors; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Can Molecular Modelling be used to Predict Electrophoretic Mobilities of Molecules of Critical Importance to Capillary Electrophoresis?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Chromatograhic and Electrophoretic Analysis of Explosive Residues; National Institute of Forensic Science (NIFS)
Collaboration on Multiple Research Projects all Related to Separation Science; Pfizer (PFIZER)
Development of A Commercial-Ready Pre-Blast Explosive Analyser for Inorganic-Based Homemade Explosive (HME) Screening; Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (DPMC)
Development of Enhanced Chromatographic and Electrophoretic Explosive Trace Detection Systems; Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (DPMC)
Development of Selective Resin Adsorbents for Gold from Thiosulfate Leach Solutions; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Extraction of Gold from Thiosulfate Leach Liquors Using Selective Magnetic Ion Exchange (MIEX) Resins; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Hatchery Production of Rock Lobster Seedstock for Aquaculture and Enhancement with Emphasis on Ozonation of Culture Water to Reduce Disease; Australian Research Council (ARC)
International Ion Chromatography Symposium (IICS) 2008; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
June 2011: 36th International Symposuium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques - HPLC2011; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Multi-Purpose Mass Spectrometry Facility; Australian Research Council (ARC)
New Methods for the Separation of Drugs and Pharmaceutical Products, using Chiral Discriminatory Ion Exchange/Size Exclusion HPLC Applications; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Non-discriminatory, Universal and Sensitive Detection Technologies for Fluid Based Separation Techniques in the Pharmaceutical Industry; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Portable Multiplexed Electrophoretic and Chromatographic Systems for the Detection and Identification of Explosives; Dept of Prime Minister & Cabinet (DPMC)
Pre-blast screening of Improvised Explosives Devices - a National Counter-terrorism Initiative; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Support for four International PhD Students assisting in PARC [Pfizer Analytical Research Centre]; Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts (DEDTA)
The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Pittcon 2010; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Analysis of capsacanoid levels in methanol solutions
Determination of Chloride in Samples Provided

Research Candidate Supervision

An Evaluation and Redevelopment of Current Laboratory Practices- An in Depth Study into the Differences Between Learning and Teaching Styles.
Carbon and nitrogen cycling on intertidal mudflats in a temperate Australian estuary
Chromotographic and Electromigrative Determination of Sulfur-Oxygen Anions in Gold Thiosulfate Leach Solutions
Development of Technique & Instrumentation For Pre-Blast Detection of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)
Ion Chromatographic Determination of Haloacetates in Environmental Samples
Latex-Coated Stationary Phases for Preconcentration and Separation in Capillary Electrochromatography
Mechanistic studies on carboxylic acid retention in IEC
Non-Discriminating, Universal and Sensitive Detection Techniques for Fluid-Based Separation Techniques
Separation of Niobium and Tantalum by RP-HPLC
Simulation and Optimisation in Ion Chromatography
Suppressed Ion Chromatography of Organic Acids with Universal Detection
Synthesis and Characterisation of Aurothiosulfate-selective Magnetic Ion Exchange Resins
The Development of Resin Sorbents Selective for Gold in Ammoniacal Thiosulfate Leach Liquors
Zwitterionic Ion Chromatography