Dr Philip Sharpe

Lecturer

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
p.sharpe@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 59149

Overview

Research Interests

  • Chemistry education
    I am interested in the ways that students learn to communicate Chemistry and how the barriers to effective learning in Chemistry can be reduced. I have a particular interest in learning in the laboratory setting.

Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, The University of Queensland
  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • LLB(Hons), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Al-Eisawi, Zaynab, Stefani, Christian, Jansson, Patric J., Arvind, Akanksha, Sharpe, Philip C., Basha, Maram T., Iskander, George M., Kumar, Naresh, Kovacevic, Zaklina, Lane, Darius J. R., Sahni, Sumit, Bernhardt, Paul V., Richardson, Des R. and Kalinowski, Danuta S. (2016). Novel mechanism of cytotoxicity for the selective selenosemicarbazone, 2-acetylpyridine 4,4-dimethyl-3-selenosemicarbazone (Ap44mSe): lysosomal membrane permeabilization. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 59 (1), 294-312. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.5b01399

  • Sharpe, Philip C. and Blanchfield, Joanne T. (2014). Chemistry for the masses. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 22 (4), 33-47.

  • Sharpe, Philip C., Richardson, Des R., Kalinowski, Danuta S. and Bernhardt, Paul V. (2011). Synthetic and natural products as iron chelators. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 11 (5), 591-607. doi: 10.2174/156802611794785163

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Publications

Featured Publications

  • Sharpe, Philip C. and Blanchfield, Joanne T. (2014). Chemistry for the masses. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 22 (4), 33-47.

  • Sharpe, Philip C., Richardson, Des R., Kalinowski, Danuta S. and Bernhardt, Paul V. (2011). Synthetic and natural products as iron chelators. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 11 (5), 591-607. doi: 10.2174/156802611794785163

Book Chapter

  • Harrison, R. S., Sharpe, P. C., Singh, Y. and Fairlie, D. P. (2007). Amyloid peptides and proteins in review. Reviews of physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. (pp. 1-77) edited by S. G. Amara, B. Bamberg, T. Fleischmann, S. C. Gudermann, S. C. Hebert, R. Jahn, W. J. Lederer, R. Lill, A. Miyajima, S. Offermanns and R. Zechner. Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/112_2007_0701

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Mohammed, Beada’a, Abbosh, Amin, Henin, Bassem and Sharpe, Philip (2012). Head phantom for testing microwave systems for head imaging. 2012 Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference (CIBEC), Cairo, Egypt, 20 - 22 December 2012. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/CIBEC.2012.6473320

  • Sharpe, Philip C. (2012). Who's afraid of the chemistry lab?. Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education 2012, Sydney, Australia, 26-28th September 2012. Sydney, Australia: The University of Sydney, UniServe Science.

  • Abu Bakar, Aslina, Abbosh, Amin, Sharpe, Philip and Bialkowski, Marek (2010). Artificial breast phantom for microwave imaging modality. IEEE EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 30 November - 2 December 2010. United States: IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers). doi: 10.1109/IECBES.2010.5742267

  • Sharpe, Philip (2008). Chelators as Medicinal Agents: Iron and Beyond. Inorganic Chemistry Conference IC08, Christchurch, New Zealand, 14-18 December 2008.

  • Fairlie, D., Singh, Y. and Sharpe, P. C. (2006). Peptide bundles: Loops, helices, strands and sheets. The American Chemical Society Meeting 2006, Atlanta, GA, USA, 26 -30 March, 2006. Washington: American Chemical Society.

  • Fairlie, DP, Singh, Y, Sharpe, P and Stoermer, M (2003). Template-assembled peptide loops, helices, sheets and nanofibres. 225th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, New Orleans Louisiana, Mar 23-27, 2003. WASHINGTON: AMER CHEMICAL SOC.

  • Fairlie, David P ., Singh, Yogendra, Sharpe, Philip and Stoermer, Martin (2003). Template-assembled peptide loops, helices, sheets, and nanofibers. 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, 23-27 March 2003.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision