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 Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and Malaghan Institute of Medical Research on campus and Crown Research Institutes nearby, place our students at the heart of Wellington’s vibrant science scene.
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“Victoria's a place of state-of-the-art fundamental research, fully equipped laboratories, lecturers that are experts in their fields and an environment which nurtures the scientists-to-be.”
Marsden-funded researchers Bridget Stocker and Mattie Timmer are exploring how a newly identified receptor can be used in vaccines against a variety of diseases.
Our new postgraduate programmes are designed to give students a broad knowledge of the processes and activities involved with the identification of new drug targets and therapeutics.