School of Chemistry

Welcome to the School of Chemistry

We like to think of chemistry as being the creative, central science, an essential part of your scientific toolbox. 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 life at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts in 1833.

Today the School of Chemistry is one of the leading centres for both teaching and research in Chemistry in Australia and we are unashamedly proud of that!

Latest News

School of Chemistry Newsletter is out

School of Chemistry Newsletter is out

29 January 2015

Read all about our key stories from 2014.

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Welcome to our new Head of School, Professor Scott Kable

Welcome to our new Head of School, Professor Scott Kable

12 January 2015

Professor Scott Kable, Head of School of Chemistry UNSW.

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Stephen Parker (PhD) wins a Royal Society of NSW Scholarship!

Stephen Parker (PhD) wins a Royal Society of NSW Scholarship!

9 January 2015

Stephen Parker is awarded one of the three state-wide 2014 Royal Society of New South Wales (RSNSW) Scholarships.

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Energy & Environmental Science (EES) review from Tim Schmidt on Photochemical Upconversion

Energy & Environmental Science (EES) review from Tim Schmidt on Photochemical Upconversion

8 January 2015

Photochemical upconversion: present status and prospects for its application to solar energy conversion (Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, 8, 103-125).

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A/Prof. Jonathan Morris wins Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in Postgraduate Student Supervision

A/Prof. Jonathan Morris wins Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in Postgraduate Student Supervision

8 January 2015

A/Prof. Jonathan Morris is awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in the category of postgraduate supervision and leadership in postgraduate supervision.

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