School of Chemistry

School of Chemistry

Chemistry touches almost every aspect of our existence, and will be an essential part of solutions to global issues in health, materials, and energy usage.  UOW was recently ranked in the top 150 institutions for the field of chemistry in the QS World University Rankings, Staff at UOW recognise the real world skills that employers require, and ensure that our students receive a quality hands-on laboratory experience as they learn. Our degrees are taught by staff at the forefront of their fields of research, which shines through in the quality of our graduates.

Molecular Masters ImageBoost for Gender Equity as Molecular Masters Move up the Ranks

Women conquer traditionally male dominated field of chemistry.

Furthering its reputation as a national leader in gender equity, UOW is close to achieving a 50:50 gender split in the number of chemistry academics at Associate Professor level.  

In the recent round of academic promotions, UOW promoted three rising chemistry stars to the position of Associate Professor, boosting the number of female academics at that senior level to 45 per cent and making it the only chemistry school in Australia with four female Associate Professors. Read more...

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