Welcome to the School of Chemistry and Physics
Professor Iain Reid was appointed as the Interim Head of the new School and Professor John Carver took up his appointment as the inaugural Head of School in 2004. In 2008, Professor Derek Leinweber was appointed to be Head of School. At the start of 2013, Professor Andrew Abell took up his appointment as Interim Head of School.
Our School's teaching and research programs offer exciting and challenging steps to meet the demands of a world requiring a state of the art scientific community, including all aspects of the physics of the atmosphere; quantum field theories of the Standard Model of the Universe; optics, lasers and photonics; energy use; medicinal and biological chemistry and physics, eco chemistry and environmental luminesence
A full range of degrees in undergraduate with majors and postgraduate at different levels, Philosophy of Doctorate, and Master of Science, are offered by the School.
The School is home to one of the University’s flagship Research Institutes, an ARC Centre of Excellence and several Research Centres.