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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Start your future career. Study with us and learn from scientists working at the cutting-edge of their fields.

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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

A new dawn in plant breeding: Australian Plant Breeding Academy

The University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine is partnering with Australian Grain Technologies Pty Ltd (AGT) on a new academy to take Australia’s plant breeding into the future.

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Celebrating success in the SA Science Awards

Congratulations to Dr Richard Lilly and Dr Tahlia Perry who are finalists in the 2021 South Australian Science Excellence and Innovation awards!

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Alien organisms – hitchhikers of the galaxy?

Scientists warn, without good biosecurity measures ‘alien organisms’ on Earth may become a reality stranger than fiction.

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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.

Agriculture, Food & Wine  Animal & Veterinary Sciences  Biological Sciences  Physical Sciences

In Their Element Podcast

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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