Faculty of Sciences

Developing future leaders in science

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research.

  • We develop the future leaders of science and actively partner with innovative industries to solve scientific problems.
  • We're a synergy of four research intensive schools; thriving research centres and groups; and strong cross-institutional collaborations.
  • Study science with us and get more than just a degree. Start your career and help shape the future by choosing science at The University of Adelaide.

 

Study with us

Your future career starts here.

Study with us and learn from scientists working at the cutting-edge of their fields.

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Our research

World-class scientific expertise and facilities with high-quality training at honours, masters and doctorate levels.

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Engagement & industry

Industry, researchers, STEM teachers, alumni, students, and future scientists... work with us to shape the future of science.

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Our faculty & schools

The Faculty of Sciences is spread across three vibrant campuses. Explore our four schools who each specialise in areas of teaching and research.

Agriculture, Food & Wine

The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine is at the centre of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest hub of agricultural science, plant science and food and wine science.

Animal & Veterinary Sciences

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provide world-class education and training to future animal and veterinary scientists in an intensive research environment.

Biological Sciences

The School of Biological Sciences is home to cutting edge research and teaching in ecology and environmental science, evolutionary biology and molecular and biomedical science.

Physical Sciences

The School of Physical Sciences is a synergy of innovation and discovery in the fields of chemistry, earth sciences and physics.

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About the Faculty of Sciences

The Faculty of Sciences' co-location with major national and global research organisations keeps our researchers and students at the forefront of developing technologies and the latest discoveries in science.

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Science news

09

Apr

Lifting spirits: How you can get involved in the South Australian gin spike

The craft spirit scene in South Australia is booming. Here's how you can get involved in the art of spirit production and winemaking.

09

Apr

Who, where, when, why, wasp? New wasps named after biscuits & Doctor Who aliens

Researchers inspired by chocolate biscuits and Doctor Who aliens when choosing names for 10 new species of wasps.

08

Apr

Underground beetle breathing brainteaser solved

Scientists have uncovered how aquatic beetles breathe in underground water.

06

Apr

Quantum sensors to make Australia safer

Researchers to work with the Defence Science and Technology Group on four ambitious quantum technology projects.

04

Apr

Sea snakes set record for deep dives

Sea snakes discovered swimming almost 250 metres deep.

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Science events

23

Sep

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Roseworthy [PM]

Afternoon session: Visit Roseworthy campus to learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

23

Sep

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Roseworthy [AM]

Morning session: Visit Roseworthy campus to learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

04

Sep

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Adelaide

Visit North Terrace campus to learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

19

Jul

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Roseworthy [PM]

Afternoon session: Visit Roseworthy campus to learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

19

Jul

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Roseworthy [AM]

Morning session: Visit Roseworthy campus to learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

more...