The School is home to a rich cross disciplinary group of staff working on exciting research programs ranging from fundamental theoretical and particle physics, across all branches of chemistry to fundamental and applied work in nanotechnology. This research is coupled through national and international collaborations to various research efforts from around the world.
The School is also home to innovative, accredited science education programs in nanotechnology and forensic science in addition to the main stream science programs. These courses of study have produced students who have gone onto exciting careers ranging from the space program to positions in national labs.
Medical discoveries with the potential to treat conditions ranging from cancer to Golden Staph have earned two Flinders University researchers a prestigious Tall Poppy Award for 2014.