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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.

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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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Future Scientist event: Studying Science with us in 2020?

Join us on campus and discover what’s next, when you study science at the University of Adelaide.

This event is for anyone who has selected one of our science degrees in their 2020 SATAC application.

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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

Part of a disCERNing crowd

Astrophysicist Martin White discusses life with and around the Large Hadron Collider.

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Awards: Sciences' researchers, students and staff shine in 2019

Researchers, graduate students and sciences' staff were recognised for their achievements in 2019 at the recent Faculty of Sciences end of year awards function.

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$45 million injection into SA health and biotech industry

The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund has today been launched – a new $45 million investment fund that will accelerate the development and commercialisation of health and bio-technologies from South Australia for the global market.

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Science events

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Chemistry Seminars - 2019

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

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Earth Sciences Seminars - 2019

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

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