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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Our school's research was highlighted at the recent international meeting of the Materials Research Society. Watch the video
"The most important message I can communicate is that Chemistry is like learning a language. Once you speak the language, you can be creative and have fun." More »
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Our staff celebrate the school's recent ranking as New Zealand's best for research in our disciplines.
Newsletter for future science students covering research, expeditions and experiences from our staff and students
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