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

Prof. Jonathon Morris to present Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series Jul 31

Prof. Jonathon Morris to present Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series Jul 31

26 July 2018

Drug Discovery and Development Using Synthetic Chemistry

Day: Tuesday 31st July
Time: 4.00pm prompt
Venue: UNSW Council Chamber, The Chancellery

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Prof. Pall Thordarson to present Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series

Prof. Pall Thordarson to present Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series

24 July 2018

Chemical Complexity and Life

25th July 3:30-6:00 PM | THE CHANCELLERY, COUNCIL CHAMBERS UNSW

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Schmidt group publishes in Nature Chemistry

Schmidt group publishes in Nature Chemistry

13 February 2018

Tim Schmidt and his group publish Endothermic singlet fission is hindered by excimer formation  in Nature Chemistry

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