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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.

Discover our programs

Our research

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

Be inspired by our research

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.

Our 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.

About us  Our people

School of Agriculture, Food & Wine

At the centre of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest hub of agricultural science, plant science and food and wine science.

School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences

World-class education and training to future animal and veterinary scientists in an intensive research environment.

School of Biological Sciences

Home to cutting edge research and teaching in ecology and environmental science, evolutionary biology and molecular and biomedical science.

School of Physical Sciences

A synergy of innovation and discovery in the fields of chemistry, earth sciences and physics.

Science news

Podcast: Koalafications for becoming a zookeeper

Animal science graduate Michelle Birkett talks about her dream job as a zookeeper in Sarah Holloway’s latest ‘Seize the Yay’ podcast.

Read more about Koalafications for becoming a zookeeper

Trapping atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater

A unique new facility at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination.

Read more about Trapping atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater

Science events

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Jan

Chemistry Seminars - 2019

A summary of seminars and events hosted by the Department of Chemistry at the University of Adelaide.

01

Jan

Earth Sciences Seminars - 2019

A summary of seminars and events hosted by the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Adelaide.

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.

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.

30

Sep

Chemistry Seminar: Professor Susumu Kitagawa

SEPT 30: Professor Susumu Kitagawa from Kyoto University will present a seminar on Forth generation (4G) porous coordination polymers/metal-organic frameworks

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