Welcome to the School of Chemistry

UNSW School of Chemistry

Our school is a leading centre for both teaching and research excellence in Chemistry in Australia – developing cutting edge knowledge to solve real-world problems.

Studying chemistry helps you understand the world from the ground up – from the sub-atomic, atomic, and molecular to the spectacular.

The School of Chemistry has a proud history, predating UNSW, beginning at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts in 1833.

Latest News

New Industry-Funded Masters Scholarship

New Industry-Funded Masters Scholarship

19 July 2019

Are you a Bachelor or Honours student interested in taking an exciting opportunity to study towards your Masters degree in a real world manufacturing environment?  

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Congratulations to the 2018 Prizewinners

Congratulations to the 2018 Prizewinners

19 June 2019

Congratulations to the 2018 Prize and Awards winners. 

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New UNSW Scientia Phd Scholarships Open

New UNSW Scientia Phd Scholarships Open

4 June 2019

Five new Scientia PhD projects have been announced by the School of Chemistry. Apply now!

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Chemical Sciences Building official opening of new labs

Chemical Sciences Building official opening of new labs

31 May 2019

Some newly refurbished teaching laboratories in the Chemical Sciences Building have officially been opened.

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Prof. Chuan Zhao elected Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales

Prof. Chuan Zhao elected Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales

21 February 2019

Prof. Chuan Zhao recently elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales. 

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