School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

Our students join a lively intellectual environment that offers innovative teaching and world-leading research in superb new facilities.

Combining our expertise in chemistry and physics gives us an edge in materials science research, and collaborations take our discoveries from the lab to the world.

Links with the MacDiarmid and Malaghan Institutes on campus and Crown Research Institutes nearby, place our students at the heart of Wellington’s vibrant science scene.


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Dr Robert Keyzers, a Senior Lecturer in chemistry and a recipient of a Victoria University Teaching Excellence Award, believes every student has potential. Read more
9 September 2015 NZ scientists research risk from solar tsunamis
Dr Malcom Ingham is leading a new research project into solar tsunamis and the impact they have on New Zealand’s national grid. Read more
5 August 2015 Copying tuberculosis could yield vaccines against malaria and cancer
Victoria University chemists Bridget Stocker and Mattie Timmer's research into tuberculosis may eventually form part of a vaccine for malaria. Read more

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