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The Discipline of Chemistry at University of Adelaide has established since 1885. It is one of the longest disciplines at the University of Adelaide. Read more about its history.

Academic Staff in Chemistry are located in Badger laboratories. Staff members involves in teaching degrees in Chemistry at Undergraduate and Honours level and conducting their own research projects. There are several Chemistry awards for high achieving students at level II, III & Honours.

A number of Scholarships are avaliable across the university of adelaide eg Science Scholarships, Postgraduate Scholarships, Honours Scholarships, Summer Research Scholarships and University Scholarships.

Research in Chemistry is internationally recognized for its excellence. Staff members collaborate with a wide variety of national and international universities and cutting-edge international projects. Research projects range from fundamental studies of the structure and reactivity of molecules, to the development of novel materials for a wide range of applications: from medicinal Chemistry, to solving environment problems, to the development of the renewable energy resources and storage devices.

This Research provides a wide range of exciting projects for Honours and Higher Degree Research students. Chemistry discipline conducts a regular series of Seminars across Australia and overseas during each Semester.

Chemistry occupies the Badger and Johnson Laboratories in the north-western corner of the North Terrace Campus.

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