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

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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Dr Neeraj Sharma awarded RACI Rennie Memorial Medal

Dr Neeraj Sharma awarded RACI Rennie Memorial Medal

27 November 2018

Dr Neeraj Sharma has been awarded the RACI Rennie Memorial Medal for his contributions to solid state chemistry and electrochemistry.

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RACI Analytical Group Awards for Outstanding Presentations

RACI Analytical Group Awards for Outstanding Presentations

22 November 2018

Honours student Merryn Baker and Masters student Jordan Mastellone awarded for outstanding presentations at the 2018 RACI NSW Analytical Group's annual Honours & Masters-by-Research Student Presentation Evening.

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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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