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.

21 July 2017:
UOW researcher awarded for mass spectrometry work

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Levitated droplets help to understand aerosol chemistry 

University of Wollongong’s Associate Professor Adam Trevitt from the Laser Chemistry Laboratory has been presented the 2017 Michael Guilhaus Research Award by the Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry (ANZSMS).

Professor Trevitt was selected as the recipient of the $10,000 award for his innovative research in the field of mass spectrometry, in particular using mass spectrometry to understand the surface oxidation of lipids, atmospheric aerosol and terpenes. Read more...