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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.

Partner with us

Student support

Ask us for help or browse resources and study plans to help manage your studies.

Student support contacts and resources

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

Science graduates share tales of career success in new podcast

Hear inspiring stories from science graduates in the University of Adelaide’s new podcast series.

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Scientists in the news this week: July 10, 2020

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Participants wanted for wine tasting

Regular wine consumers wanted to participate in sensory trials to help research into smoke tainted wines.

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Science events

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Mar

Earth Sciences Seminars - 2020

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

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Jun

Ecology and Evolution Series - Winter

Public lecture series throughout June, July and August.

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Sep

Ecology and Evolution Series - Spring

Public lecture series each Friday in September, October and November.

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Dec

Chemistry Seminars - 2020

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

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Dec

Physics Seminars - 2020

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

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