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Prof Paul Francis

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Position

Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env. Sciences

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2003
Bachelor of Science, Deakin University, 2001

Biography

Prof. Paul Francis’s research is focussed on the development of highly sensitive luminescence-based detection systems for important clinical diagnostic, food science and forensic science applications. He leads a large program of research that encompasses Honours, PhD and postdoctoral research projects within several major streams of investigation, conducted within multiple laboratories at Deakin University and/or external research facilities.


Prof. Francis’s research in analytical chemistry and molecular luminescence spectroscopy has been recognised through honours such as the Dorren Clark Medal (2015) and the Robert Cattrall Medal (2007) from the Analytical and Environmental Chemistry Division of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI); the Victoria Young Tall Poppy Science Award (2010) from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science; and the Gordon F. Kirkbright Bursary Award (2005) from the Association of British Spectroscopists.

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Career highlights

2016 - present: Professor of Chemistry, Deakin University, Australia.

2013 - 2015: Associate Professor, Deakin University, Australia.

2011 - 2015: Australian Research Council Future Fellow

2010 - 2011: Lecturer, Deakin University, Australia.

2004 - 2010: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University, Australia.

Research interests

Prof. Francis's current research includes investigations into: (i) the chemistry, spectroscopy and analytical application of chemical reactions that produce light (chemiluminescence); (ii) rapid screening of illicit drugs using flow-analysis and microfluidics; (iii) new methodology to determine the antioxidant status of foods and biological fluids; and (iv) the development of new ruthenium, iridium and other metal complexes for highly sensitive chemical detection in clinical diagnostic applications.

Affiliations

Professor of Chemistry at Deakin University (2016-)

Honorary Visiting Scientist at La Trobe University (2007-)

Teaching interests

Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry

Molecular Spectroscopy

Forensic Science

Knowledge areas

Analytical Chemistry

Molecular Luminescence Spectroscopy

Chemiluminescence

Electrogenerated Chemiluminecence (Electrochemiluminescence, ECL)

Conferences

Selected invited presentations:

Keynote speaker, 2nd International Meeting on Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence (ECL’2016; Bordeaux, France, August 2016).

Doreen Clark Medallist presentation, 23rd Annual RACI Research and Development Topics Conference (The University of Melbourne, 2015).

Invited speaker, 12th International Conference on Flow Analysis (Flow Analysis XII; Thessaloniki, Greece, 2012).

Invited speaker, Dionex Visiting Lecturer (University of Tasmania, Australia, 2012; Sponsored by Dionex).

Invited speaker, Max O'Connor Research Lecture (La Trobe University, Australia, 2011).

Keynote speaker, Royal Society of Chemistry Analytical Research Forum (University of Manchester, U.K., 2011).

Invited speaker, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem; Hawaii, U.S.A., 2010).

Keynote speaker, 13th RACI National Convention (Melbourne, Australia, 2010).

Professional activities

2018-present:  Editor of 'Analytica Chimica Acta' (Elsevier).

2018-present:  Member of the International Society of Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence (ISBC).

2017-present:  Member of the International Society of Electrochemistry.

2016-2017:  Chair, Analytical and Environmental Chemistry Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

2015-present:  Official Australian Observer of the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS) Division of Analytical Chemistry.

2014-2016:  Editor of 'Luminescence' (Wiley).

2014-2016:  Associate Editor of 'Analytical Chemistry Research' (Elsevier).

2014-present: Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).

2013-present: Chartered Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI, CChem).

2011-2015 Division Secretary, Australian National RACI Analytical and Environmental Chemistry Division.

2011-2017:  Editorial Advisor for 'Analytica Chimica Acta' (Elsevier).

2008-present:  Member of the American Chemical Society.

Awards

2016 Doctor of Science (Deakin University).

2015 Doreen Clark Medal (Analytical and Environmental Chemistry Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute), awarded in recognition of sustained and outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry in Australia.

2012 Dionex Visiting Lectureship (University of Tasmania)

2011 Max O'Connor Research Lecture Award (La Trobe University).

2011 Future Fellowship (Australian Research Council).

2010 Victoria Young Tall Poppy Science Award (The Australian Institute of Policy and Science).

2007 Robert Cattrall Medal (Analytical Chemistry Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute) for “excellence in pure or applied scientific work, which involves substantial analytical chemistry, over a ten-year period of research effort”.

2005 Gordon F. Kirkbright Award (Association of British Spectroscopists).

Projects

  • Rapid screening of illicit drugs using flow-analysis, separation science and microfluidic devices.
  • The chemistry, spectroscopy and analytical application of chemiluminescence and electrochemiluminescence reactions.
  • New methodology to determine the antioxidant status of foods and biological fluids.

Publications

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2020

Multicolour electrochemiluminescence

C Hogan, P Francis, E Doeven

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 200-246, Analytical electrogenerated chemiluminescence : from fundamentals to bioassays, Cambridge, Eng., B1

book chapter

Improvement of cognitive function in schizophrenia with N-acetylcysteine: a theoretical review

C Yolland, A Phillipou, D Castle, E Neill, M Hughes, C Galletly, Z Smith, P Francis, O Dean, J Sarris, D Siskind, A Harris, S Rossell

(2020), Vol. 23, pp. 139-148, Nutritional neuroscience, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Double-side solar hydrogen evolution nanopaper

W Sun, H Cheng, N Lin, Y Lu, L Chen, Y Zhao, P Francis, N Zhuang, Y Zheng

(2020), Vol. 260, Applied catalysis b: environmental, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Co-reactant and Annihilation Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of [Ir(df-ppy)2(ptb)]+ Derivatives

L Soulsby, J Agugiaro, D Wilson, D Hayne, E Doeven, L Chen, T Pham, T Connell, A Driscoll, L Henderson, P Francis

(2020), pp. 1-9, ChemElectroChem, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal article

Plasmonic nanopapers: flexible, stable and sensitive multiplex PUF tags for unclonable anti-counterfeiting applications

Hongrui Cheng, Yongfeng Lu, Dongyan Zhu, Lorenzo Rosa, Fei Han, Mingguo Ma, Wenyue Su, Paul Francis, Yuanhui Zheng

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 9471-9480, Nanoscale, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Sulfur and potassium co-doped graphitic carbon nitride for highly enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen evolution

L Chen, D Zhu, J Li, X Wang, J Zhu, P Francis, Y Zheng

(2020), Vol. 273, pp. 1-9, Applied catalysis B: environmental, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Self-enhanced multicolor electrochemiluminescence by competitive electron-transfer processes

S Voci, R Duwald, S Grass, D Hayne, L Bouffier, P Francis, J Lacour, N Sojic

(2020), Vol. 11, pp. 4508-4515, Chemical science, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Cathodic electrogenerated chemiluminescence of tris(2,2'-bipyridine)ruthenium(ii) and peroxydisulfate at pure Ti3C2Tx MXene electrodes

J Zhang, E Kerr, K Usman, E Doeven, P Francis, L Henderson, J Razal

(2020), Vol. 56, pp. 10022-10025, Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), London, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Boron radicals identified as the source of the unexpected catalysis by boron nitride nanosheets

Zhen Liu, Jingquan Liu, Srikanth Mateti, Chunmei Zhang, Yingxin Zhang, Lifen Chen, Jianmei Wang, Hongbin Wang, Egan Doeven, Paul Francis, Colin Barrow, Aijun Du, Ying Chen, Wenrong Yang

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 1394-1402, ACS nano, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

'Cathodic' electrochemiluminescence of [Ru(bpy)3]2+ and tri-n-propylamine confirmed as emission at the counter electrode

A Theakstone, E Doeven, X Conlan, L Dennany, P Francis

(2019), Vol. 55, pp. 7081-7084, Chemical communications, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Colour tuning and enhancement of gel-based electrochemiluminescence devices utilising Ru(ii) and Ir(iii) complexes

Lachlan Soulsby, Egan Doeven, Tien Pham, Daniel Eyckens, Luke Henderson, Benjamin Long, Rosanne Guijt, Paul Francis

(2019), pp. 1-4, Chemical Communications, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A conceptual framework for the development of iridium(iii) complex-based electrogenerated chemiluminescence labels

L Chen, D Hayne, E Doeven, J Agugiaro, D Wilson, L Henderson, T Connell, Y Nai, R Alexander, S Carrara, C Hogan, P Donnelly, P Francis

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 8654-8667, Chemical science, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

The tandem photoredox catalysis mechanism of [Ir(ppy)?(dtb-bpy)]? enabling access to energy demanding organic substrates

Timothy Connell, Catherine Fraser, Milena Czyz, Zoe Smith, David Hayne, Egan Doeven, Johnny Agugiaro, David Wilson, Jacqui Adcock, Andrew Scully, Daniel Gmez, Neil Barnett, Anastasios Polyzos, Paul Francis

(2019), Vol. 141, pp. 17646-17658, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Catalyst luminescence exploited as an inherent in situ probe of photoredox catalysis

David Hayne, Sudip Mohapatra, Joseph Bawden, Jacqui Adcock, Gregory Barbante, Egan Doeven, Catherine Fraser, Timothy Connell, Jonathan White, Luke Henderson, Paul Francis

(2019), Vol. 4, pp. 105-109, Chemphotochem, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Extraction, identification and detection of synthetic cannabinoids found pre-ban in herbal products in Victoria, Australia

N Burns, T Ashton, P Stevenson, J Pearson, I Fox, F Pfeffer, P Francis, Z Smith, N Barnett, L Chen, J White, X Conlan

(2018), Vol. 7, pp. 19-25, Forensic chemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Switching off the interactions between graphene oxide and doxorubicin using vitamin C: combining simplicity and efficiency in drug delivery

Z Liu, J Liu, T Wang, Q Li, P Francis, C Barrow, W Duan, W Yang

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 1251-1259, Journal of materials chemistry B, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

A simple device for rapid quantification of cell number from equine buccal swab samples

K Quayle, E Doeven, R Alexander, G De Guzman, A Clarke, P Francis, X Conlan, S Haswell

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1523-1528, Analytical methods: advancing methods and applications, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Copper accumulation in senescent cells: Interplay between copper transporters and impaired autophagy

S Masaldan, S Clatworthy, C Gamell, Z Smith, P Francis, D Denoyer, P Meggyesy, S La Fontaine, M Cater

(2018), Vol. 16, pp. 322-331, Redox biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Deficiency of selenoprotein S, an endoplasmic reticulum resident oxidoreductase, impairs the contractile function of fast-twitch hindlimb muscles

Alex Addinsall, Craig Wright, Chris Shaw, Natasha McRae, Leonard Forgan, Chia-Heng Weng, Xavier Conlan, Paul Francis, Zoe Smith, Sofianos Andrikopoulos, Nicole Stupka

(2018), Vol. 315, pp. R380-R396, American journal of physiology-regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

journal article

Simultaneously 'pushing' and 'pulling' graphene oxide into low-polar solvents through a designed interface

Z Liu, J Liu, Y Wang, J Razal, P Francis, M Biggs, C Barrow, W Yang

(2018), Vol. 29, pp. 1-9, Nanotechnology, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

Electrochemically, spectrally, and spatially resolved annihilation-electrogenerated chemiluminescence of mixed-metal complexes at working and counter electrodes

L Soulsby, D Hayne, E Doeven, L Chen, C Hogan, E Kerr, J Adcock, P Francis

(2018), Vol. 5, pp. 1543-1547, Chemelectrochem, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Mixed annihilation electrogenerated chemiluminescence of iridium(iii) complexes

Lachlan Soulsby, David Hayne, Egan Doeven, David Wilson, Johnny Agugiaro, Timothy Connell, Lifen Chen, Conor Hogan, Emily Kerr, Jacqui Adcock, Paul Donnelly, Jonathan White, Paul Francis

(2018), Vol. 20, pp. 18995-19006, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Noble-metal-free Ni3N/g-C3N4 photocatalysts with enhanced hydrogen production under visible light irradiation

Lu Chen, Huijuan Huang, Yuanhui Zheng, Wenhao Sun, Yi Zhao, Paul Francis, Xuxu Wang

(2018), Vol. 47, pp. 12188-12196, Dalton transations, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Modification of carbon fibre surfaces by sulfur-fluoride exchange click chemistry

James Randall, Daniel Eyckens, Filip Stojcevski, Paul Francis, Egan Doeven, Anders Barlow, Andrew Barrow, Chantelle Arnold, John Moses, Luke Henderson

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 3176-3181, Chemphyschem, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Application of 2D-HPLC coupled with principal component analysis to study an industrial opiate processing stream

P Stevenson, N Burns, S Purcell, P Francis, N Barnett, F Fry, X Conlan

(2017), Vol. 166, pp. 119-125, Talanta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Evaluation of coloured materials in microfluidic flow-cells for chemiluminescence detection

K Spilstead, R Alexander, E Doeven, S Haswell, N Barnett, P Francis

(2017), Vol. 968, pp. 66-73, Analytica chimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Electrochemical surface modification of carbon fibres by grafting of amine, carboxylic and lipophilic amide groups

L Servinis, K Beggs, C Scheffler, E Wolfel, J Randall, T Gengenbach, B Demir, T Walsh, E Doeven, P Francis, L Henderson

(2017), Vol. 118, pp. 393-403, Carbon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Co-reactant electrogenerated chemiluminescence of iridium(III) complexes containing an acetylacetonate ligand

L Chen, E Doeven, D Wilson, E Kerr, D Hayne, C Hogan, W Yang, T Pham, P Francis

(2017), Vol. 4, pp. 1797-1808, Chemelectrochem, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Tailoring the fibre-to-matrix interface using click chemistry on carbon fibre surfaces

L Servinis, K Beggs, T Gengenbach, E Doeven, P Francis, B Fox, J Pringle, C Pozo-Gonzalo, T Walsh, L Henderson

(2017), Vol. 5, pp. 11204-11213, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

Considering the chemical energy requirements of the tri-n-propylamine co-reactant pathways for the judicious design of new electrogenerated chemiluminescence detection systems

E Kerr, E Doeven, D Wilson, C Hogan, P Francis

(2016), Vol. 141, pp. 62-69, Analyst, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A comparison of novel organoiridium(III) complexes and their ligands as a potential treatment for prostate cancer.

S Hockey, G Barbante, P Francis, J Altimari, P Yoganantharajah, Y Gibert, L Henderson

(2016), Vol. 109, pp. 305-313, European journal of medicinal chemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Overcoming solvent mismatch limitations in 2D-HPLC with temperature programming of isocratic mobile phases

B Holland, X Conlan, P Francis, N Barnett, P Stevenson

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 1293-1298, Analytical methods, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Analytically useful blue chemiluminescence from a water-soluble iridium(iii) complex containing a tetraethylene glycol functionalised triazolylpyridine ligand

Z Smith, E Kerr, E Doeven, T Connell, N Barnett, P Donnelly, S Haswell, P Francis

(2016), Vol. 141, pp. 2140-2144, Analyst, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Blind column selection protocol for two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography

N Burns, L Andrighetto, X Conlan, S Purcell, N Barnett, J Denning, P Francis, P Stevenson

(2016), Vol. 154, pp. 85-91, Talanta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

N-acetylcysteine modulates glutamatergic dysfunction and depressive behavior in Huntington's disease

D Wright, L Gray, D Finkelstein, P Crouch, D Pow, T Pang, S Li, Z Smith, P Francis, T Renoir, A Hannan

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 2923-2933, Human molecular genetics, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Copper as a target for prostate cancer therapeutics: copper-ionophore pharmacology and altering systemic copper distribution

D Denoyer, H Pearson, S Clatworthy, Z Smith, P Francis, R Llanos, I Volitakis, W Phillips, P Meggyesy, S Masaldan, M Cater

(2016), Vol. 7, pp. 37064-37080, Oncotarget, Albany, N.Y., C1

journal article

New perspectives on the annihilation electrogenerated chemiluminescence of mixed metal complexes in solution

E Kerr, E Doeven, G Barbante, C Hogan, D Hayne, P Donnelly, P Francis

(2016), Vol. 7, pp. 5271-5279, Chemical science, London, Eng., C1

journal article

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) in schizophrenia resistant to clozapine: a double blind randomised placebo controlled trial targeting negative symptoms

S Rossell, P Francis, C Galletly, A Harris, D Siskind, M Berk, K Bozaoglu, F Dark, O Dean, D Liu, D Meyer, E Neill, A Phillipou, J Sarris, D Castle

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-9, BMC psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Protocols for finding the most orthogonal dimensions for two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography

D Bassanese, B Holland, X Conlan, P Francis, N Barnett, P Stevenson

(2015), Vol. 134, pp. 402-408, Talanta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Annihilation electrogenerated chemiluminescence of mixed metal chelates in solution : Modulating emission colour by manipulating the energetics

E Kerr, E Doeven, G Barbante, C Hogan, D Bower, P Donnelly, T Connell, P Francis

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 472-479, Chemical Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom, C1

journal article

N-Acetylcysteine improves mitochondrial function and ameliorates behavioral deficits in the R6/1 mouse model of Huntington's disease

D Wright, T Renoir, Z Smith, A Frazier, P Francis, D Thorburn, S McGee, A Hannan, L Gray

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 1-10, Translational psychiatry, New York, N. Y., C1

journal article

Iridium(III) N-heterocyclic carbene complexes: an experimental and theoretical study of structural, spectroscopic, electrochemical and electrogenerated chemiluminescence properties

G Barbante, E Doeven, P Francis, B Stringer, C Hogan, P Kheradmand, D Wilson, P Barnard

(2015), Vol. 44, pp. 8564-8576, Dalton transactions, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Potential-resolved electrogenerated chemiluminescence for the selective detection of multiple luminophores

E Doeven, G Barbante, C Hogan, P Francis

(2015), Vol. 80, pp. 456-470, ChemPlusChem, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of MDMA in street drug samples using tris (2,2'-bipyridine) ruthenium (III)

A Theakstone, Z Smith, J Terry, N Barnett, P Francis

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 428-432, Drug testing and analysis, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Photoredox catalysis of intramolecular cyclizations with a reusable silica-bound ruthenium complex

G Barbante, T Ashton, E Doeven, F Pfeffer, D Wilson, L Henderson, P Francis

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 1655-1658, ChemCatChem, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Mobile phone-based electrochemiluminescence sensing exploiting the 'USB On-The-Go' protocol

E Doeven, G Barbante, A Harsant, P Donnelly, T Connell, C Hogan, P Francis

(2015), Vol. 216, pp. 608-613, Sensors and actuators, b: chemical, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Development of a resin based silica monolithic column encapsulation

K Spilstead, S Haswell, N Barnett, X Conlan, P Stevenson, P Francis

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 4908-4911, Analytical methods, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Probing the tunable surface chemistry of graphene oxide

Z Liu, J Liu, D Li, P Francis, N Barnett, C Barrow, W Yang

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 10969-10972, Chemical communications, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Blue electrogenerated chemiluminescence from water-soluble iridium complexes containing sulfonated phenylpyridine or tetraethylene glycol derivatized triazolylpyridine ligands

E Kerr, E Doeven, G Barbante, T Connell, P Donnelly, D Wilson, T Ashton, F Pfeffer, P Francis

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 14987-14995, Chemistry, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal article

Electrogenerated chemiluminescence of tris(2,2' bipyridine)ruthenium(II) using common biological buffers as co-reactant, pH buffer and supporting electrolyte

N Kebede, P Francis, G Barbante, C Hogan

(2015), Vol. 140, pp. 7142-7145, Analyst, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Advances in the use of acidic potassium permanganate as a chemiluminescence reagent: A review

J Adcock, N Barnett, C Barrow, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 807, pp. 9-28, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Determination of neurotransmitters and their metabolites using one- and two-dimensional liquid chromatography with acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence detection

B Holland, X Conlan, P Stevenson, S Tye, A Reker, N Barnett, J Adcock, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 406, pp. 5669-5676, Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, C1-1

journal article

Understanding electrogenerated chemiluminescence efficiency in blue-shifted iridium(III)-complexes: An experimental and theoretical study

G Barbante, E Doeven, E Kerr, T Connell, P Donnelly, J White, T Lpes, S Laird, D Wilson, P Barnard, C Hogan, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 3322-3332, Chemistry - A European Journal, C1

journal article

The importance of chain length for the polyphosphate enhancement of acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence

B Holland, J Adcock, P Nesterenko, A Peristyy, P Stevenson, N Barnett, X Conlan, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 842, pp. 35-41, Analytica chimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection with water-soluble iridium(III) complexes containing a sulfonate-functionalised ancillary ligand

J Truong, K Spilstead, G Barbante, E Doeven, D Wilson, N Barnett, L Henderson, J Altimari, S Hockey, M Zhou, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 139, pp. 6028-6035, Analyst, C1

journal article

Enhancing permanganate chemiluminescence detection for the determination of glutathione and glutathione disulfide in biological matrices

Z Smith, J Terry, N Barnett, L Gray, D Wright, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 139, pp. 2416-2422, Analyst, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Red-green-blue electrogenerated chemiluminescence utilizing a digital camera as detector

E Doeven, G Barbante, E Kerr, C Hogan, J Endler, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 86, pp. 2727-2732, Analytical chemistry, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

A review of recent advances in chemiluminescence detection using nano-colloidal manganese(IV)

J Adcock, Z Smith, N Barnett, G Barbante, E Doeven, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 848, pp. 1-9, Analytica chimica acta, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Ethanol as an alternative to formaldehyde for the enhancement of manganese(IV) chemiluminescence detection.

Z Smith, J Terry, N Barnett, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 130, pp. 221-225, Talanta, Amsterdam , Netherlands, C1

journal article

3D-printed and CNC milled flow-cells for chemiluminescence detection

K Spilstead, J Learey, E Doeven, G Barbante, S Mohr, N Barnett, J Terry, R Hall, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 126, pp. 110-115, Talanta, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Control of excitation and quenching in multi-colour electrogenerated chemiluminescence systems through choice of co-reactant.

G Barbante, N Kebede, C Hindson, E Doeven, E Zammit, G Hanson, C Hogan, P Francis

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 14026-14031, Chemistry, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2013

Autocatalytic chemiluminescence sheds new light on the classic permanganate-oxalate reaction

C Hindson, Z Smith, N Barnett, G Hanson, K Lim, P Francis

(2013), Vol. 117, pp. 3918-3924, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, C1

journal article

On-line generation of a colloidal manganese(IV) reagent for chemiluminescence detection

Z Smith, J Terry, C Hindson, N Barnett, P Francis

(2013), Vol. 111, pp. 67-73, Microchemical Journal, C1

journal article

A potential-controlled switch on/off mechanism for selective excitation in mixed electrochemiluminescent systems

E Doeven, E Zammit, G Barbante, P Francis, N Barnett, C Hogan

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 977-982, Chemical Science, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of heroin in illicit drug samples

J Terry, Z Smith, J Learey, R Shalliker, N Barnett, P Francis

(2013), Vol. 116, pp. 619-625, Talanta, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of piperazine designer drugs and related compounds using tris(2,2?-bipyridine)ruthenium(III)

R Waite, G Barbante, N Barnett, E Zammit, P Francis

(2013), Vol. 116, pp. 1067-1072, Talanta, C1

journal article

Electrochemiluminescent ruthenium(II) N-heterocyclic carbene complexes: A combined experimental and theoretical study

G Barbante, P Francis, C Hogan, P Kheradmand, D Wilson, P Barnard

(2013), Vol. 52, pp. 7448-7459, Inorganic Chemistry, C1

journal article

Comprehensive sample analysis using high performance liquid chromatography with multi-detection

S Pravadali, D Bassanese, X Conlan, P Francis, Z Smith, J Terry, R Shalliker

(2013), Vol. 803, pp. 188-193, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence evidence supporting the selective role of ligands in the permanganate oxidation of micropollutants

M Roderick, J Adcock, J Terry, Z Smith, S Parry, S Linton, M Thornton, C Barrow, P Francis

(2013), Vol. 117, pp. 10286-10293, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, C1

journal article

Generating different profiles of gradient concentrations inside a gel-filled chamber: Design and simulation

M Tehranirokh, A Kouzani, P Francis, J Kanwar

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 623-628, Microsystem Technologies, C1

journal article

Microfluidic devices for cell cultivation and proliferation

M Tehranirokh, A Kouzani, P Francis, J Kanwar

(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 1-32, Biomicrofluidics, Melville, N.Y., C1

journal article

Parallel segmented outlet flow high performance liquid chromatography with multiplexed detection

M Camenzuli, J Terry, R Shalliker, X Conlan, N Barnett, P Francis

(2013), Vol. 803, pp. 154-159, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article
2012

Electrochemiluminescent monomers for solid support syntheses of Ru(II)-PNA bioconjugates: Multimodal biosensing tools with enhanced duplex stability

T Joshi, G Barbante, P Francis, C Hogan, A Bond, G Gasser, L Spiccia

(2012), Vol. 51, pp. 3302-3315, Inorganic Chemistry, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection flow cells for flow injection analysis and high-performance liquid chromatography

J Terry, S Mohr, P Fielden, N Goddard, N Barnett, D Olson, D Wolcott, P Francis

(2012), Vol. 403, pp. 2353-2360, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence from osmium(ii) complexes with phenanthroline, diphosphine and diarsine ligands

E Zammit, G Barbante, B Carlson, E Doeven, N Barnett, C Hogan, M Richter, P Francis

(2012), Vol. 137, pp. 2766-2769, Analyst, C1

journal article

Selective excitation of concomitant electrochemiluminophores: Tuning emission color by electrode potential

E Doeven, E Zammit, G Barbante, C Hogan, N Barnett, P Francis

(2012), Vol. 51, pp. 4354-4357, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of 1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazacyclohexane (RDX) and related nitramine explosives

D Donaldson, N Barnett, K Agg, D Graham, C Lenehan, C Prior, K Lim, P Francis

(2012), Vol. 88, pp. 743-748, Talanta, C1

journal article

The use of parallel segmented outlet flow columns for enhanced mass spectral sensitivity at high chromatographic flow rates

M Camenzuli, T Goodie, D Bassanese, P Francis, N Barnett, H Ritchie, J Ladine, R Shalliker, X Conlan

(2012), Vol. 26, pp. 943-949, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of cannabinoids and related compounds with acidic potassium permanganate

B Holland, P Francis, B Li, T Tsuzuki, J Adcock, N Barnett, X Conlan

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 675-679, Drug testing and analysis, West Sussex, England, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of amino acids and related compounds using acidic potassium permanganate, manganese(IV) or tris(2,2?-bipyridine) ruthenium(III)

J Terry, Z Smith, G McDermott, R Waite, N Barnett, L Henderson, J Altimari, P Francis

(2012), Vol. 99, pp. 1051-1056, Talanta, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of cannabinoids and related compounds with acidic potassium permanganate.

B Holland, P Francis, B Li, T Tsuzuki, J Adcock, N Barnett, X Conlan

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 675-679, Drug testing and analysis, C1-1

journal article
2011

Liquid-Phase chemiluminescence detection for HPLC

P Francis, J Adcock

(2011), pp. 221-250, Hyphenated and alternative methods of detection in chromatography, Boca Raton, Fla., B1

book chapter

Chemiluminescence detectors for liquid chromatography

J Adcock, J Terry, C Barrow, N Barnett, D Olson, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 139-144, Drug Testing and Analysis, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence and electrochemiluminescence detection of controlled drugs

J Adcock, C Barrow, N Barnett, X Conlan, C Hogan, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 145-160, Drug Testing and Analysis, C1

journal article

Accumulation and excretion of morphine by Calliphora stygia, an Australian blow fly species of forensic importance

S Parry, S Linton, P Francis, M O'Donnell, T Toop

(2011), Vol. 57, pp. 62-73, Journal of Insect Physiology, C1

journal article

Any old radical won't do: An EPR study of the selective excitation and quenching mechanisms of [Ru(bipy)3]2+ chemiluminescence and electrochemiluminescence

C Hindson, G Hanson, P Francis, J Adcock, N Barnett

(2011), Vol. 17, pp. 8018-8022, Chemistry - A European Journal, C1

journal article

Confirmation of the classic tris(2,2?-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II) and oxalate electrochemiluminescence mechanism using EPR spectroscopy

C Hindson, P Francis, G Hanson, N Barnett

(2011), Vol. 47, pp. 7806-7808, Chemical Communications, C1

journal article

Determination of intracellular glutathione and glutathione disulfide using high performance liquid chromatography with acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence detection

G McDermott, P Francis, K Holt, K Scott, S Martin, N Stupka, N Barnett, X Conlan

(2011), Vol. 136, pp. 2578-2585, Analyst, C1

journal article

Direct detection of biologically significant thiols and disulfides with manganese(IV) chemiluminescence

G McDermott, J Terry, X Conlan, N Barnett, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 83, pp. 6034-6039, Analytical Chemistry, C1

journal article

Enhanced permanganate chemiluminescence

P Francis, C Hindson, J Terry, Z Smith, T Slezak, J Adcock, B Fox, N Barnett

(2011), Vol. 136, pp. 64-66, Analyst, C1

journal article

Green chemiluminescence from a bis-cyclometalated iridium(III) complex with an ancillary bathophenanthroline disulfonate ligand

E Zammit, N Barnett, L Henderson, G Dyson, M Zhou, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 136, pp. 3069-3072, Analyst, C1

journal article

Screening for antioxidants in complex matrices using high performance liquid chromatography with acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence detection

G McDermott, X Conlan, L Noonan, J Costin, M Mnatsakanyan, R Shalliker, N Barnett, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 684, pp. 134-141, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Simultaneous control of spectroscopic and electrochemical properties in functionalised electrochemiluminescent tris(2,2?-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) complexes

G Barbante, C Hogan, D Wilson, N Lewcenko, F Pfeffer, N Barnett, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 136, pp. 1329-1338, Analyst, C1

journal article

Solution mixing and the emission of light in flow-cells for chemiluminescence detection

J Terry, E Zammit, T Slezak, N Barnett, D Olson, D Wolcott, D Edwards, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 136, pp. 913-919, Analyst, C1

journal article

Stable tris(2,2?-bipyridine)ruthenium(III) for chemiluminescence detection

G McDermott, P Jones, N Barnett, D Donaldson, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 83, pp. 5453-5457, Analytical Chemistry, C1-1

journal article

Kinetics and selectivity of permanganate chemiluminescence: A study of hydroxyl and amino disubstituted benzene positional isomers

T Slezak, Z Smith, J Adcock, C Hindson, N Barnett, P Nesterenko, P Francis

(2011), Vol. 707, pp. 121-127, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Electrochemiluminescent peptide nucleic acid-like monomers containing Ru(II)-dipyridoquinoxaline and Ru(II)-dipyridophenazine complexes

T Joshi, G Barbante, P Francis, C Hogan, A Bond, L Spiccia

(2011), Vol. 50, pp. 12172-12183, Inorganic Chemistry, C1

journal article
2010

Monolithic column chromatography coupled with chemiluminescence detection

P Francis, J Adcock

(2010), pp. 319-337, Monolithic chromatography and its modern applications, St Albans, England, B1-1

book chapter

Determination of intracellular glutathione and cysteine using HPLC with a monolithic column after derivatization with monobromobimane

X Conlan, N Stupka, G McDermott, P Francis, N Barnett

(2010), Vol. 24, pp. 455-457, Biomedical Chromatography, C1

journal article

Determination of citrus aurantium protoalkaloids using HPLC with acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence detection

D Percy, J Adcock, X Conlan, N Barnett, M Gange, L Noonan, L Henderson, P Francis

(2010), Vol. 80, pp. 2191-2195, Talanta, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal article

The assessment of ?-? Selective stationary phases for two-dimensional HPLC analysis of foods: Application to the analysis of coffee

M Mnatsakanyan, P Stevenson, D Shock, X Conlan, T Goodie, K Spencer, N Barnett, P Francis, R Shalliker

(2010), Vol. 82, pp. 1349-1357, Talanta, C1

journal article

The analysis of caf espresso using two-dimensional reversed phase-reversed phase high performance liquid chromatography with UV-absorbance and chemiluminescence detection

M Mnatsakanyan, P Stevenson, X Conlan, P Francis, T Goodie, G McDermott, N Barnett, R Shalliker

(2010), Vol. 82, pp. 1358-1363, Talanta, C1

journal article

High-performance liquid chromatography with post-column 2,2'-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical scavenging assay: Methodological considerations and application to complex samples

G McDermott, L Noonan, M Mnatsakanyan, R Shalliker, X Conlan, N Barnett, P Francis

(2010), Vol. 675, pp. 76-82, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Correlation between acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence and in vitro cell culture assay: Physiologically meaningful antioxidant activity

X Conlan, N Stupka, G McDermott, N Barnett, P Francis

(2010), Vol. 2, pp. 171-173, Analytical Methods, C1

journal article

High performance liquid chromatography with two simultaneous on-line antioxidant assays: Evaluation and comparison of espresso coffees

M Mnatsakanyan, T Goodie, X Conlan, P Francis, G McDermott, N Barnett, D Shock, F Gritti, G Guiochon, R Shalliker

(2010), Vol. 81, pp. 837-842, Talanta, C1

journal article

A rapid antioxidant assay based on acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence

P Francis, J Costin, X Conlan, S Bellomarino, J Barnett, N Barnett

(2010), Vol. 122, pp. 926-929, Food Chemistry, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence reactions with cationic, neutral, and anionic ruthenium(II) complexes containing 2,2?-bipyridine and bathophenanthroline disulfonate ligands

P Francis, D Papettas, E Zammit, N Barnett

(2010), Vol. 82, pp. 859-862, Talanta, C1

journal article

Autocatalytic nature of permanganate oxidations exploited for highly sensitive chemiluminescence detection

T Slezak, J Terry, P Francis, C Hindson, D Olson, D Wolcott, N Barnett

(2010), Vol. 82, pp. 2580-2584, Analytical Chemistry, C1

journal article

Mechanism of permanganate chemiluminescence

C Hindson, P Francis, G Hanson, J Adcock, N Barnett

(2010), Vol. 82, pp. 4174-4180, Analytical Chemistry, C1

journal article
2009

Evaluation of tris(4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthrolinedisulfonate)ruthenium(II) as a chemiluminescence reagent

G McDermott, E Zammit, E Bowen, M Cooke, J Adcock, X Conlan, F Pfeffer, N Barnett, G Dyson, P Francis

(2009), Vol. 634, pp. 222-227, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence from the reaction of tin(ii) with tris(2,2?- bipyridyl)ruthenium(iii)

M Gange, S Parratt, P Jones, P Francis, N Barnett

(2009), Vol. 134, pp. 2397-2399, Analyst, C1

journal article

Comparison of homoleptic and heteroleptic 2,2?-bipyridine and 1,10-phenanthroline ruthenium complexes as chemiluminescence and electrochemiluminescence reagents in aqueous solution

M Cooke, E Doeven, C Hogan, J Adcock, G McDermott, X Conlan, N Barnett, F Pfeffer, P Francis

(2009), Vol. 635, pp. 94-101, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence from reactions with bis-cyclometalated iridium complexes in acidic aqueous solution

R Kiran, E Zammit, C Hogan, B James, N Barnett, P Francis

(2009), Vol. 134, pp. 1297-1298, Analyst, C1-1

journal article

Chemiluminescence spectra for the oxidation of sulphite in the presence of fluorescent and non-fluorescent enhancers

J Adcock, P Francis, N Barnett

(2009), Vol. 652, pp. 303-307, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1-1

journal article

Emitting species in chemiluminescence reactions with acidic potassium permanganate: A Re-evaluation based on new spectroscopic evidence

J Adcock, P Francis, N Barnett

(2009), Vol. 19, pp. 867-874, Journal of Fluorescence, C1-1

journal article

Precision milled flow-cells for chemiluminescence detection

S Mohr, J Terry, J Adcock, P Fielden, N Goddard, N Barnett, D Wolcott, P Francis

(2009), Vol. 134, pp. 2233-2238, Analyst, C1-1

journal article

Selectivity and potential interference from phenolic compounds in chemiluminescence methods for the determination of synephrine

P Francis, A Brown, S Bellomarino, A Taylor, T Slezak, N Barnett

(2009), Vol. 24, pp. 90-95, Luminescence, C1-1

journal article
2008

Luminescence

P Francis, C Hogan

(2008), pp. 343-373, Comprehensive analytical chemistry : advances in flow injection analysis and related techniques, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, B1

book chapter

Development of an automated DNA purification module using a micro-fabricated pillar chip

B Hindson, D Gutierrez, K Ness, A Makarewicz, T Metz, U Setlur, W Benett, J Loge, B Colston, P Francis, N Barnett, J Dzenitis

(2008), Vol. 133, pp. 248-255, Analyst, C1

journal article

A screening test for heroin based on sequential injection analysis with dual-reagent chemiluminescence detection

L Hill, C Lenehan, P Francis, J Adcock, M Gange, F Pfeffer, N Barnett

(2008), Vol. 76, pp. 674-679, Talanta, C1

journal article

The characteristic red chemiluminescence from reactions with acidic potassium permanganate: Further spectroscopic evidence for a manganese(II) emitter

J Adcock, P Francis, T Smith, N Barnett

(2008), Vol. 133, pp. 49-51, Analyst, C1

journal article

Manganese(III) and manganese(IV) as chemiluminescence reagents: A review

A Brown, P Francis, J Adcock, K Lim, N Barnett

(2008), Vol. 624, pp. 175-183, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) alkaloids

P Francis, J Adcock, J Costin, S Purcell, F Pfeffer, N Barnett

(2008), Vol. 48, pp. 508-518, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detector with a serpentine flow cell

J Terry, J Adcock, D Olson, D Wolcott, C Schwanger, L Hill, N Barnett, P Francis

(2008), Vol. 80, pp. 9817-9821, Analytical Chemistry, C1

journal article
2007

Acidic potassium permanganate as a chemiluminescence reagent-A review

J Adcock, P Francis, N Barnett

(2007), Vol. 601, pp. 36-67, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Rapid determination of Papaver somniferum alkaloids in process streams using monolithic column high-performance liquid chromatography with chemiluminescence detection

J Costin, S Lewis, S Purcell, L Waddell, P Francis, N Barnett

(2007), Vol. 597, pp. 19-23, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Soluble manganese(IV) as a chemiluminescence reagent for the determination of opiate alkaloids, indoles and analytes of forensic interest

A Brown, C Lenehan, P Francis, D Dunstan, N Barnett

(2007), Vol. 71, pp. 1951-1957, Talanta, C1

journal article

Determination of synephrine in weight-loss products using high performance liquid chromatography with acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence detection

T Slezak, P Francis, N Anastos, N Barnett

(2007), Vol. 593, pp. 98-102, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Tris(2,2'-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II) chemiluminescence enhanced by silver nanoparticles

B Gorman, P Francis, D Dunstan, N Barnett

(2007), Vol. 4, pp. 395-397, Chemical communications, London, Eng, C1

journal article

Determination of opiate alkaloids in process liquors using capillary electrophoresis

B Hindson, P Francis, S Purcell, N Barnett

(2007), Vol. 43, pp. 1164-1168, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, C1

journal article

Determination of urea using high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection after automated derivatisation with xanthydrol

S Clark, P Francis, X Conlan, N Barnett

(2007), Vol. 1161, pp. 207-213, Journal of Chromatography A, C1

journal article

A hybrid FIA/HPLC system incorporating monolithic column chromatography

J Adcock, P Francis, K Agg, G Marshall, N Barnett

(2007), Vol. 600, pp. 136-141, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Conversion of urea to hydrazine: Hofmann reaction or Favorskii analogue? Exploring reaction mechanism through isotopic labeling studies

P Francis, K Lim

(2007), Vol. 12, pp. 307-313, Chemical educator, Boise, Ind., C1

journal article
2006

Tris(2,2-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II) chemiluminescence

B Gorman, P Francis, N Barnett

(2006), Vol. 131, pp. 616-639, Analyst, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Near-ultraviolet chemiluminescence from the reaction of ammonia with hypobromite in aqueous solution

P Francis, J Adcock, N Barnett

(2006), Vol. 65, pp. 708-710, Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, C1

journal article

A rapid test for heroin (3,6-diacetylmorphine) based on two chemiluminescence reactions

K Agg, A Craddock, R Bos, P Francis, S Lewis, N Barnett

(2006), Vol. 51, pp. 1080-1084, Journal of Forensic Sciences, C1

journal article

The determination of urea in wine - A review

P Francis

(2006), Vol. 12, pp. 97-106, Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, C1

journal article

Lecturing: a practical guide

P Francis

(2006), Vol. 6, pp. 24-24, Physical sciences educational reviews, Hull, England, C1-1

journal article
2005

Chemiluminescence detection of arginine-containing peptides separated with monolithic high-performance liquid chromatography

P Francis, J Adcock, J Costin, K Agg

(2005), Vol. 336, pp. 141-143, Analytical Biochemistry, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence methods for the determination of ofloxacin

P Francis, J Adcock

(2005), Vol. 541, pp. 3-12, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

The determination of urea with hypobromite: a theme for the discussion of numerous fundamental concepts in chemistry

P Francis, K Lim, S Lewis

(2005), Vol. 10, pp. 419-423, The chemical educator, Boise, Ind., C1

journal article

Determination of selected neurotransmitter metabolites using monolithic column chromatography coupled with chemiluminescence detection

J Adcock, N Barnett, J Costin, P Francis, S Lewis

(2005), Vol. 67, pp. 585-589, Talanta, C1

journal article

Determination of arginine in dietary supplements

M Gange, P Francis, J Costin, N Barnett, S Lewis

(2005), Vol. 85, pp. 1217-1221, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, C1

journal article

Near-infrared chemiluminescence from the oxidation of ammonia in aqueous alkaline solution

P Francis, N Barnett, T Smith, P Spizzirri, X Wang, E Krausz

(2005), Vol. 20, pp. 442-444, Luminescence, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence detection of arginine-containing peptides separated with monolithic high-performance liquid chromatography

P Francis, J Adcock, J Costin, K Agg

(2005), Vol. 336, pp. 141-143, Analytical biochemistry, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article
2004

Hypohalites and related oxidants as chemiluminescence reagents: A review

P Francis, N Barnett, S Lewis, K Lim

(2004), Vol. 19, pp. 94-115, Luminescence, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence from the oxidation of urea and ammonia with hypobromite and N-bromosuccinimide

P Francis, N Barnett, S Lewis, K Lim

(2004), Vol. 64, pp. 283-289, Talanta, C1

journal article

The emitting species formed by the oxidation of hydrazides with hypohalites or N-halosuccinimides

P Francis

(2004), Vol. 19, pp. 205-208, Luminescence, C1

journal article

Chemiluminescence from the Sakaguchi reaction

P Francis, N Barnett, R Foitzik, M Gange, S Lewis

(2004), Vol. 329, pp. 340-341, Analytical Biochemistry, C1

journal article

The determination of urea in soil extracts and related samples - A review

D Lambert, J Sherwood, P Francis

(2004), Vol. 42, pp. 709-717, Australian Journal of Soil Research, C1

journal article
2003

Selective determination of amino acids using flow injection analysis coupled with chemiluminescence detection

J Costin, P Francis, S Lewis

(2003), Vol. 480, pp. 67-77, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article
2002

Flow analysis based on a pulsed flow of solution: Theory, instrumentation and applications

P Francis, S Lewis, K Lim, K Carlsson, B Karlberg

(2002), Vol. 58, pp. 1029-1042, Talanta, C1

journal article

Monitoring urea levels during haemodialysis with a pulsed-flow chemiluminescence analyser

S Lewis, P Francis, K Lim, G Jenkins

(2002), Vol. 461, pp. 131-139, Analytica Chimica Acta, C1

journal article

Analytical methodology for the determination of urea: Current practice and future trends

P Francis, S Lewis, K Lim

(2002), Vol. 21, pp. 389-400, TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry, C1

journal article
2000

Pulsed flow chemistry : a new approach to solution handling for flow analysis coupled with chemiluminescence detection

S Lewis, P Francis, K Lim, G Jenkins, X Wang

(2000), Vol. 125, pp. 1869-1874, Analyst, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1999

Determination of a,4-dihydroxy-3-methoxybenzeneacetic acid (vanilmandelic acid) by flow injection analysis coupled with luminol-hexacyanoferrate(III) chemiluminescence detection

N Barnett, P Francis, S Lewis, K Lim

(1999), Vol. 36, pp. 131-134, Analytical communications, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

New strategies for highly sensitive chemical detection based on luminescent ruthenium and iridium complexes

Prof Paul Francis

ARC Fellowships - Future Fellowships

  • 2014: $99,726
  • 2013: $193,600
  • 2012: $186,324
  • 2011: $267,739

Identification and Isolation of New Pharmaceutical Opiate Analogues: Today's Problems Tomorrow's Products

Prof Neil Barnett, A/Prof Xavier Conlan, Prof Paul Francis, Dr Paul Stevenson, A/Prof Ross Shalliker

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2016: $23,226
  • 2015: $55,341
  • 2014: $65,261
  • 2013: $32,193

Microfluidic Separation Science: Innovative Technology for Characterising Complex Chemical Systems

Prof Neil Barnett, Prof Paul Francis, A/Prof Xavier Conlan, A/Prof Ross Shalliker, Prof Peter Fielden, Prof Nicholas Goddard, Dr Paul Stevenson, Dr Gillian Greenway

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2016: $107,314
  • 2015: $104,867
  • 2014: $108,324

Multi-Colour Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence

Prof Paul Francis, Dr Conor Hogan, Prof Neil Barnett, Dr David Wilson, Prof Stephen Haswell

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2018: $113,529
  • 2017: $107,595
  • 2016: $103,024

N-Acetyl Cysteine In Schizophrenia Resistant To Clozapine: A Double-Blind Randomised Placebo Controlled Trial Targeting Negative Symptoms

Prof David Castle, Prof Paul Francis

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2017: $34,830
  • 2016: $15,170

New biosensing strategies based on bipolar electrochemiluminescence

Dr Conor Hogan, Prof Paul Francis, Dr Peter Barnard, A/Prof Chamindie Punyadeera

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2020: $9,476

Other Public Sector Funding

NHMRC Equipment Grant 2012

Prof Paul Francis

  • 2013: $15,000

Industry and Other Funding

Identification and Isolation of Impurities in the Opiate Extraction Process: Today's Problems Tomorrow's Products

Prof Neil Barnett, Prof Paul Francis, A/Prof Xavier Conlan, Dr Campbell Scott

  • 2012: $20,000
  • 2011: $20,000

Identification and Isolation of New Pharmaceutical Opiate Analogues: Today's Problems Tomorrow's Products

Prof Neil Barnett, A/Prof Xavier Conlan, Prof Paul Francis, Dr Paul Stevenson, A/Prof Ross Shalliker

  • 2016: $51,000
  • 2015: $46,000
  • 2014: $46,000

Other Funding Sources

ARC College of Experts 2019 Nominations

Prof Paul Francis

  • 2019: $2,942

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2020

Lachlan Soulsby

Thesis entitled: Multi-colour Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2019

Lifen Chen

Thesis entitled: Novel iridium(III) complexes for electrogenerated chemiluminescence labelling and detection

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2017

Emily Maria Kerr

Thesis entitled: Electrochemical and Luminescence Studies of Ruthenium and Iridium Metal Chelates

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2014

Zoe Smith

Thesis entitled: Investigations into Reactions with Manganese Based Chemiluminescence Reagents

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

David Donaldson

Thesis entitled: Detection of nitro-explosive compounds using derivatisation and tris(2,2'-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II) chemiluminescence

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2013

Elizabeth Maree Zammit

Thesis entitled: Evaluation of Selected Platinum Group Metal Complexes as Chemiluminescence Reagents

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2012

Jessica Michele Terry

Thesis entitled: Enhancing the Chemiluminescence Determination of Biologically and Forensically Important Molecules

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2019

Ashton Theakstone

Thesis entitled: Innovative separation and detection protocols for compounds of forensic importance

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Kim Quayle

Thesis entitled: The Development of Lab-on-a-Chip Technology for the Detection of Equine Performance Enhancement

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2018

Jessica Jayne Learey

Thesis entitled: Expanding on current methods employed for investigating pet food stability

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Kara Beth Spilstead

Thesis entitled: Studies on Microfluidic Chip Design for Chemical Analysis

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2015

Brendan Holland

Thesis entitled: Exploring Two-Dimensional Chromatography and Chemiluminescence Selectivity for Complex Sample Analysis

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2014

Masoomeh Tehrani Rokh

Thesis entitled: A 3D CELL-CULTURE AND GRADIENT-GENERATOR MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering

Rebecca Waite

Thesis entitled: Chemiluminescence from reactions of tris(2,2'-bipyridyl)ruthenium(III) with benzyl and phenylpiperazines

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2012

Teo Slezak

Thesis entitled: Extending the Analytical Utility of Acidic Potassium Permanganate Chemiluminescence

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Christopher Hindson

Thesis entitled: Mechanisms of Light Producing Chemical Reactions

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Geoffrey McDermott

Thesis entitled: Determination of Antioxidants using Chemiluminescence Detection

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2010

Allyson Joanne Brown

Thesis entitled: Investigations into Reactions Involving Manganese (IV) Chemiluminescence

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Michelle Elizabeth Gange

Thesis entitled: Tris(2,2'-bipyridyl)ruthenium(III) Chemiluminescence based Determination of tin(II) and other Inorganic Compounds

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2008

Shona Clark

Thesis entitled: Innovative Analytical Chemistry for Monitoring Wine Producation

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2007

Bree Gorman

Thesis entitled: Investigating Tris(2.2'-bipyrdyl) Ruthenium(II) Cheminuluminescence

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences