Associations and societies


Chemistry Alumni:

Chemistry alumni keeps you informed about the activities of the School and to build links to our Alumni in both the community and business. A Chemistry Newsletter is posted out twice a year to provide up-to-date information about the School today.


The Chemistry Foundation:

The Hans C. Freeman Lectureship Fund: this fund, established by the family of Professor Hans Freeman AO, late Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, sponsors a yearly visiting Fellowship for several weeks by an outstanding academic in the field of inorganic chemistry.

The Michael Bishop Award in Chemistry Fund: this fund was established to encourage talented secondary school students to be involved in research projects within the School of Chemistry.

The Cornforth Fund for Chemistry: this fund was established to honour the Nobel Prize winner Sir John Cornforth and supports the short-term appointment of prominent international researchers to undertake research and teaching at the school in the field organic chemistry.

The Hush Fellowship Fund: this fund was established by Professor Noel hush AO to provide prizes and encouragement for students in theoretical chemistry and to bring distinguished overseas chemists to lecture and to enhance teaching and research.


Sydney University Chemical Society:

The Sydney University Chemical Society was founded in 1929 and originally the preserve of graduate and honours students, the original aims of the society were to foster and maintain an interest in pure chemistry and discuss chemical topics of general interest 'outside the highly specialised industrial or technical sphere'. Subscription to the society cost seven shillings and sixpence per annum.