Dr Scott Stewart completed a PhD at the Research School of Chemistry (ANU) in the field of natural products synthesis. In 2002, he was awarded an Alexander von-Humboldt Fellowship to work at the Universität Göttingen, Germany. During this time, he was introduced to palladium catalysis and cross-coupling reactions. Scott has also studied in the field of medicinal chemistry with research at Monash, Deakin and Newcastle Universities.
Dr Stewart was first appointed at The University of Western Australia in late 2005 and now holds a Senior Lecturer Position. In 2018 he was appointed Chemistry Program Coordinator (Head of Discipline in Chemistry)
Other Honours and Awards include:
2018: Vice-President Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Australian Association
2018: UWA Student Guild, Students Choice Award Winners, Semester 2, 2018
2017: Kyoto University Foundation Invitation Fellowship for Research
2013: Awarded the Tasmanian Alkaloids Lectureship
2013: Awarded Fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
2010 to 2104 and 2017, 2018: RACI Organic Chemistry WA Representative
2010, 2003, 2004: Alexander von-Humboldt Fellow and Return Fellowship
2010: Awarded the RACI Athel Beckwith Lectureship
2008: The establishment of the WA Synthetic and Organic Group of the RACI and of which he held the chair position from 2008-2012.