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.
Scientists have come up with a simple new test to analyse sulfur isotopes which can be used to help investigate chemical changes in water.Read more about How do we detect the impact of rising sea levels?
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Scientists show greener process for extracting health-promoting molecules from food waste to use in skincare and pharmaceutical products.Read more about Scientists find greener way to extract health-promoting molecules from food waste
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.
How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?
Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.