The School of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne is one of Australia's leading research centres in the chemical sciences.
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.
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Research areas, groups and centres
We have more than 30 different groups conducting research in a range of multidisciplinary areas, in addition to hosting several Centres of Excellence.
We have an excellent international reputation in research with an ongoing program to keep our facilities at world standard and our efforts focussed.
Industry & grants
We receive funding and grants from Government and Industry. We also host a number of Research Fellows who benefit from our first class facilities and vibrant community.
Facilities & equipment
We offer access to a wide range of modern research instruments and facilities.