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Welcome to the School of Chemical Sciences

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Life on Campus

Getting settled into Uni life? Keep up-to-date and stay informed about events and activities on campus. Get the real-deal about what it's like as a first-year University student from our blog, The Inside Word, and more.

Potential autism treatment

A potential drug therapy for neurodevelopmental disorders has shown positive results in pre-clinical trials for Phelan-McDermid syndrome. This rare genetic condition involves the same gene thought to be associated with autism.

150th Year of the Periodic Table

Dr Erin Leitao has been named as “Lanthanum” (La; element 57) in the Periodic Table of Young Chemists - in honour of the International Year of the Periodic Table. Find out more.

  • Funded Doctoral Internships in Mumbai and Medellín
    12 February 2019
    PhD candidate Shohin Aheleroff is in Colombia building international networks and using his expertise to solve real-world industry problems. You could be too with a funded doctoral internship in Mumbai or Medellín. There are still places remaining (NZ citizens and permanent residents only).
  • Apply now for a 2019 graduate teaching assistant opportunity
    01 January 2019
    The Faculty of Science invites expressions of interest from postgraduate students for Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in 2019.