Chemical Sciences research

We have five major research areas covering a diverse range of research interests. Browse the links below for more information.

Medicinal chemistry researcher with a computer display

Advances in chemical science underpin all aspects of modern medicine, from treatment to sanitation, diagnosis, detection and the mechanisms of disease.

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Chemical science vessels

Green chemical science uses chemical principles to advance society in ways that are benign to the environment and sustainable for the future.

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Food science researcher cutting up feijoas

Our research covers the properties of foods and beverages, the effects of agricultural and production practices, and food safety.

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Fundamental research in our school spans all areas of chemistry to advance knowledge and better understand the universe.

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Chemical Sciences staff

Research highlights from the year including news, events and statistics from the School of Chemical Sciences.

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We collaborate with several University-led and nationally operated research centres.

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Chemistry abstract

Search profiles for graduate supervisors and research projects that you can join.

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Discover some of the exciting research happening in the School of Chemical Sciences

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