School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

Love Science - smallOur 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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