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.

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

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Engagement & industry

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

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Science news

New standards to assist conservation and decision-making

University of Adelaide and TERN researchers have partnered with the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE) to standardise both environmental monitoring and data systems for improved decision-making.

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DNA tracking of timber to increase forest sustainability and integrity

University of Adelaide scientists have created a DNA fingerprint map to link teak timber back to its plantation of origin and help reduce the $40 billion illicit trade of timber in the Asia Pacific region.

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Scientists on a mission from moon to mars

New projects will contribute to investigating the feasibility of deep space exploration to destinations such as Mars.

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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.

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In Their Element Podcast

Inspiring stories from our science graduates who’ve turned their innate spark of curiosity into awesome, real-world careers.

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