Chemistry and Biological Chemistry
The Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry hosts world-class education and research in biological chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, and other exciting fields.
The Division of Mathematical Sciences covers diverse topics ranging from pure mathematics to the applications of mathematics in cryptography, computing, business optimisation, and finance.
We offer undergraduate degree programmes (BSc) and graduate programmes (PhD and MSc) in our three core disciplines of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, and Physics and Applied Physics.
Mr and Mrs Kwok Chin Yan Award for Student Initiative won by SPMS Club welfare headsPublished on 26 Nov 2021
Congratulations to the winners of the Dr Goh Lai Yoong Awards and Bursary 2021!Published on 04 Nov 2021
Professor Nikolay Zheludev elected Fellow of the Hagler Institute of Advanced studyPublished on 29 Oct 2021
Professor Christos Panagopoulos elected Fellow of the American Physical SocietyPublished on 29 Oct 2021
2021 Graduate Award Winners for the School of Physical and Mathematical SciencesPublished on 27 Aug 2021
Our researchers are working on numerous exciting topics, such as using photochemistry to break down plastic waste, devising new encryption algorithms, using machine learning to tackle difficult quantum physics problems, and much more. Click on the links below to read about our latest breakthroughs in chemistry, mathematics, and physics.
The SPMS experience doesn't end when you step out of the lecture theatre or tutorial room. We have a vibrant student community with numerous events and activities to explore. Incoming freshmen get to enjoy an exciting Orientation and Transition programme organised by a team of dedicated staff and student volunteers.
Our Student Welfare team is dedicated to giving all students the support they need for a
happy and rewarding university experience. We also provide career planning resources
to assist SPMS students in starting their future careers.
As a proud SPMS graduate, you will always be a part of our community. We host a variety of alumni events throughout the year, from movie nights to social mixers.
It's never too late to take the opportunity to get back in touch with your former course-mates, and chat with your favorite professors!
Safety is an integral part of life and work at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, and we are committed to ensuring that all research and educational activities are performed in a safe and proper way.
All faculty, students, and staff are required to be familiar with our established safety procedures and requirements, which are available for reference on this site. Click on the link below to read about our safety training, emergency procedures, risk
assessment processes, and more.