The School of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne is one of Australia's leading research centres in the chemical sciences.

Research prospectus

Faculty of Science researchers conduct diverse and varied research in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our scientists are global leaders in their fields, finding solutions to the biggest issues we face today.

As one of the largest and oldest Chemistry departments in Australia, our school has a rich and notable history. Today, the School of Chemistry is a key participant in Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, a major world-class biotechnology initiative in Victoria.

Our academics are undertaking interdisciplinary research within purpose-built facilities. Explore our research prospectus to find out what projects our leading academics are investigating.

Download the prospectus (PDF 2.7 MB)

The cover of the School of Chemistry research prospectus

Connect with us

If you would like to study with us, or discuss opportunities for collaboration, or helping to fund our work, see below for how to get in touch.

Study with us

Join over 10,000 students at the Faculty of Science with a range of honours, graduate, and research degrees. Visit the Graduate hub for information and enquiries about graduate studies.

Support us

Our generous benefactors make our work possible. Visit Support Chemistry to find out how you can support our leading research and help change the lives of future generations by funding science scholarships.

Collaborate with us

The Faculty of Science invites interested organisations who would like to explore collaborative research or use our developed technologies. Please get in touch with our Business Development team to discuss.

Frances Guyett
Director, Business Development, Physical Sciences
Research, Innovation & Commercialisation | The University of Melbourne
Incorporating UoM Commercial Ltd and the School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Phone: +61 417 535 617