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

Scientia Prof Martina Stenzel the 2018-19 Liversidge Lecturer

Scientia Prof Martina Stenzel the 2018-19 Liversidge Lecturer

6 September 2019

Scientia Prof Martina Stenzel has just been announced as the 2018-19 Liversidge Lecturer by the Royal Society of NSW.

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New On-Campus Depth Study Available

New On-Campus Depth Study Available

2 September 2019

UNSW Chemistry is now offering a new one-day on-campus visit for Year 12 Chemistry Depth Studies titled "Biosignatures: Characterising Exoplanets with Spectroscopy".

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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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