Research in the Department
The Chemistry department conducts research in the broad areas of Synthetic and Medical Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Transition Metal Chemistry & Biophysical and Structural Chemistry.
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Wednesday, 25 April 2018
YCS 2018
Young Chemists shine at YCS 2018

The SACI/RSC Young Chemists' Symposium is an annual gathering of Chemistry postgraduates from tertiary institutions in the Western Cape during which they have an opportunity to present their current research.


Publication Date:
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:45
Worms at home
A Worm Welcome

The Chemistry Department has increased its ranks significantly in the last month.  We now have our very own worm farm...

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 14:30
Water-saving posters
Water Saving - Chemistry doing its bit

The Western Cape water crisis has forced all of us to think carefully about how we use water.  Not only as individuals, but also in the collective context of our work and studies.  To this end, our indomitable Chemical Safety Officer Monique Muller (and the Science Faculty and Chemistry’s official Water Champion) has been getting us all to think carefully about saving - and not only to talk about doing it, but to implement it as well.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:15
Adrien and Ibiye - our 2018 PG reps on the SRC
Our 2018 representatives on the Science Postgrad Students' Council

Congratulations to Ibiye Dagogo and Adrien Ndamyabera, who were recently elected to be the 2018 PG representatives on the Science PG Students' Council.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 12:45