The ANU Research School of Chemistry has an enviable reputation as a powerhouse of chemical research, attracting leading chemists from around the country and overseas.

Supported by world-class equipment and laboratories housed in a state-of-the-art new building, we conduct pioneering research across the breadth of chemistry, biochemistry and materials science.

Our research has had widespread international impact and has led to applications in the agricultural, biotechnological, pharmaceutical, materials and polymer industries. All of our academics are involved in our undergraduate teaching program and in supervising post-graduate students.

Our postgraduate research students work alongside some of the world’s most influential and innovative academics in research areas from a wide spectrum of chemistry, including computational and theoretical chemistry, materials science, and protein structure and function.

A large number of international scientists visit the Research School each year, contributing to research projects, our extensive seminar series and graduate lecture courses. We also have strong collaborative relationships with other Australian and international universities, government agencies and industry.

Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program (BSGIP)

The Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program (BSGIP) ia a collaborative community that researches solutions to real-world energy and associated systems problems in a holistic manner. The program, hosted at ANU within the Research School of Chemistry and the Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering, places a strong focus on interdisciplinary research, development and demonstration (RD&D).

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Research School of Chemistry

Field sites & facilities

Explore some of the numerous of research sites and facilities established by our research schools in Australia and across the world. Researchers and students at ANU enjoy access to state-of-the-art equipment to help facilitate ground-breaking research.

Research projects

Browse research topics of the College of Science and the College of Health & Medicine with links to relevant researchers.

See our list of potential student projects to apply for PhB, Honours, PhD and other graduate degrees.

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