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Welcome to the Joyce, Lady Waters School of Chemical Sciences

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

Vice-Chancellors Lecture Series 2018

Organised by the Faculty of Science, this four-lecture series addresses some of the barriers to inclusion, participation and success of diverse groups within, and beyond, education and employment.

Suffrage 125 Science

It's the 125th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand and we're renaming our faculty, schools and departments to honour alumnae of note.

Discover your Science with us

We’re much more than just New Zealand’s top ranked science faculty. We are a diverse collaborative community, full of budding scientists ready to help you discover your passion and what makes you tick.

  • Meet the trailblazers | Margaret Brimble
    17 September 2018
    The NZ Herald launched a special series to celebrate the 125th anniversary of women's suffrage. Read about Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble and her incredible career in chemistry.
  • Major funding for University of Auckland science research
    13 September 2018
    A non-invasive laser probe to detect prostate cancer and developing high-value products from seaweed are just two research projects at the University of Auckland awarded funding from this year’s Endeavour and Smart Ideas science fund allocation.
  • ChemSci pick of the week
    12 September 2018
    Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble's paper, 'New protein from geothermal microorganism could aid fight against antimicrobial resistance', has been chosen by the Royal Society of Chemistry as their pick of the week. Read more.
  • Professor Conrad Perera receives the 2018 JC Andrews Award
    11 July 2018
    Professor Conrad Perera is the recipient of the prestigious 2018 JC Andrews Award from the New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology for his significant contributions to the food industry, research and academia.