School of Physical Sciences

Exploring new ways to understand the world

The School of Physical Sciences at the University of Adelaide is a synergy of innovation and discovery in the fields of chemistry, earth sciences and physics.

  • Our scientists conduct world-leading research in these disciplines and collaborate with diverse global universities and industry across cutting-edge projects.
  • We bring this research experience into the classroom and our study programs prepare students for a diverse range of science and non-science careers. Our students develop deep discipline specific knowledge as well as the skills required for graduate level employment.
  • We are one of four schools in the Faculty of Sciences. You will find us at the University of Adelaide’s North Terrace campus.

Harness your curiosity - study with us or join in our research. Let’s work together to discover new perspectives on the universe.

Study with us

Start your career in science with our programs in chemistry, earth sciences and physics.

Study with us

Our research

Discover our unique research environment that includes worldwide partners and collaborations.

Our research

People

Learn about the School of Physical Sciences, our departments and our people.

Our People