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Wominjeka–welcome to the Faculty of Science

Science begins with curiosity. It is the key to understanding and answering the biggest issues we face today.

Our researchers explore the world around us – from the smallest scale to the widest expanses of our universes and everything in between. Through strong industry collaboration and state-of-the-art facilities, we are training the next generation of scientists and finding solutions to the issues that matter most.

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Science is ubiquitous – it’s at the foundation of everything we do, the building blocks of life, and the key to how our future will unfold. Science means pursuing knowledge, following your curiosity and a lifetime of exploration. Moira O'Bryan, Dean, Faculty of Science

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Climate change is one of the biggest problems facing our world today. Through extreme weather and increase in natural disasters, our environment, our biodiversity and our communities are at risk. Learn more about our commitment to sustainability and the environment, and the exciting research and work we're doing to get there.

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