School of Chemical Sciences


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.

Welcome from the Head of School

A warm welcome from Professor Kevin Smith, the head of the School of Chemical Sciences.

Our courses

Find out more about undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland.

Research Areas

A wide range of research areas are represented by academic staff in the School of Chemical Sciences

  • Congratulations to Associate Professor Cather Simpson and team
    03 June 2016
    Associate Professor Cather Simpson’s (School of Chemical Sciences) spin-out company Engender Technologies have won the agricultural tech sector of the third annual World Cup Tech Challenge.
  • Congratulations to our students who graduated yesterday
    12 May 2016
    The School of Chemical Sciences held a morning tea to celebrate graduation yesterday.
  • Science subjects rate highly internationally
    22 March 2016
    Science subjects at the University of Auckland are highly placed in this year’s QS World University Rankings with the University rated number one in the country in almost all subjects.
  • Freemasons Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
    13 November 2015
    Having recently completed her PhD with the School of Chemical Sciences under the supervision of Professor Jadranka Travas-Sejdic, Marsilea Harrison (née Booth) has been awarded the Freemasons Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship and is about to start work at Imperial College, London.
  • Marsden Fund: Awarded grants to our researchers
    05 November 2015
    Research at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Science to help prevent blindness, investigate acidification of oceans and develop self-healing electronic devices are among projects to receive $8.3 million in total funding from this year’s Marsden grants.