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Welcome to the School of Chemistry & Physics
UKZN’s School of Chemistry and Physics is one of five Schools in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. It is located predominantly on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses, with a small Engineering service presence on Howard College.
It has a staff complement of 148 academic and support staff , houses approximately 600 undergraduate students and boasts a postgraduate component of 250, engaged in Honours, Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral research.
The School’s cutting -edge laboratories and research equipment compare favourably with the best in the world. Caring and enthusiastic lecturers ensure that students emerge highly employable, with a rich university experience and an excellent degree in Chemistry or Physics to their name.
Chemical Producer Gives UKZN R1 3m for Student Development
LignoTech SA, a subsidiary of the Norway-based chemical producer, Borregaard, has invested R1 350 000 towards nurturing the next generation of students at UKZN.
School of Chemistry and Physics Hosts Annual Nanotechnology Platfo...
The School of Chemistry and Physics hosted a successful UKZN Nanotechnology Platform Workshop at the Graduate School of Business on the Westville campus.
Joint Centre for Computational Astrophysics Launched at UKZN
UKZN and the National Astronomical Observatory China (NAOC) have officially launched a new Joint Centre for Computational Astrophysics.
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