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

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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Suzanne Neville Awarded 2018 Alan Sargeson Lectureship

Suzanne Neville Awarded 2018 Alan Sargeson Lectureship

14 December 2017

Suzanne Neville has been awarded the Alan Sargeson Lectureship for early career researchers from the Inorganic Chemistry Division, RACI

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Students from the Donald Research Group Cleaned Up at RACI R&D Topics Meeting

Students from the Donald Research Group Cleaned Up at RACI R&D Topics Meeting

8 December 2017

At the 25th RACI R&D Topics meeting, students from the Donald Research Group won top prizes for their presentations

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Toby Jackson Awarded for Exceptional Service to Science

Toby Jackson Awarded for Exceptional Service to Science

7 December 2017

Toby Jackson was awarded the UNSW Science Staff Excellence Award in recognition for his exceptional and outstanding service to the Faculty

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