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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sword award for Professor David Williams
    30 October 2015
    Professor David Williams (School of Chemical Sciences) recently returned from the ElectroChem 2015 conference held at Durham University where he was presented with not one, but two awards.
  • Unlocking Curious Minds Contestable fund success
    28 May 2015
    Associate Professor Cather Simpson from the Department of Physics and School of Chemical Sciences has just been awarded $134,464 as part of the government’s Unlocking Curious Minds Contestable fund, as announced by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce this afternoon.
  • Leading chemistry researcher wins award
    20 May 2015
    Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble of the University of Auckland has been named as one of this year’s Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).