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

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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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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Dr. Alex Donald awarded Bowie Medal

Dr. Alex Donald awarded Bowie Medal

7 February 2019

Dr. Alex Donald awarded the ANZSMS Bowie Medal in Auckland last week.

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Dr. Suzanne Neville awarded the Sandy Mathieson Medal

Dr. Suzanne Neville awarded the Sandy Mathieson Medal

11 December 2018

Dr. Suzanne Neville has been awarded the 2018 Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand Sandy Mathieson Medal.

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