Welcome to the School of Chemical Sciences


Welcome to the School of Chemical Sciences. We offer students, staff and the community a wide range of world-renowned undergraduate and postgraduate subjects, facilities and resources.

Family and Fellowship

Dr Erin Leitao is the only scientist in New Zealand working towards creating new polymeric materials with main-group elements comprising the backbone. Read about her research and how she maintains a balance between work and family.

Take a look at what you can study

From molecules that changed the world to issues in drug design and development, studying with the School of Chemical Sciences will help you understand and appreciate the world you live in. View and download our 2018 handbooks.

Celebrating student achievement

Our Showcase is a major event in the School's calendar. It is an opportunity to applaud the work of our doctoral students and their research in novel areas such as medicinal chemistry and wine science, as well as more traditional disciplines.