About Science

Waikato is home to some of the most well-respected researchers in the science community.  Our researchers - your lecturers - are amongst the best in the country. Teaching and research in the School is supported by first-class facilities and some of the world's most advanced laboratory equipment - like the Bruker Centre of Mass Spectrometry Excellence for investigating molecular structure, the largest collection of instruments of its type in New Zealand.

School of Science

The School of Science brings together the former Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Earth Sciences into a cohesive cross-disciplinary unit providing greater opportunities in teaching and research.

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Research and Expertise

Our Schools is truly world class and our outstanding research record is founded on a 40-year history of exceptional and dedicated teaching staff. Our staff have acquired national and international reputations in their subjects and place emphasis on maintaining a fruitful balance between the growth areas of scientific endeavour and the technological applications of that knowledge.

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