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About Our School

The School of Physical Sciences brings together and consolidates the University’s broad range of cutting edge research in the fundamental departments of chemistry, earth sciences and physics.

The School is also the home to two of the University’s Research Institutes, ARC Centres of Excellence and several Research Centres. A full range of undergraduate degrees with majors and postgraduate studies at different levels, Honours, Master of Science and Philosophy of Doctorate, programs, are offered by the School.

Our staff and students are active in the field both learning and doing research within our departments of Chemistry, Earth Sciences and Physics.

Executive
Head of School Prof Sandy Steacy
Department Head of Chemistry Prof Greg Metha
Department Head of Earth Sciences Prof Martin Hand
Department Head of Physics Assoc Prof Peter Veitch
School Manager Ms Carol Maelzer
School of Physical Sciences
Address

School of Physical Sciences
Physics Building
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: +61 8 8313 5996
F: +61 8 8313 4380
physicalsciences@adelaide.edu.au

Student Enquires

T: +61 8 8313 5673
F: +61 8 8313 4386
physicalsci@adelaide.edu.au