Message from the Head of Department - Professor Nelson Torto
Welcome to the Rhodes University Chemistry Department’s home page we hope you enjoy your visit. Our Department is situated in the Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences building centred at the heart of the Rhodes University campus. With a proud history http://eprints.ru.ac.za/106/ Chemgoing back more than a century the Department of Chemistry has a well established culture of chemistry research, teaching and more recently community outreach. Our academic and support staff are committed to continuing this legacy of quality teaching and research at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. For its size the Department is well-equipped with research equipment and supports over forty post-graduate student research projects in a diversity of research areas. The Department is also home to our flagship, the Mintek/DST Nanotechnology Innovation Centre (Sensors), and I encourage you to visit the sites for the NIC linked to this http://www.ru.ac.za/nanotechnology/ and http://www.nic.ac.za/general_aboutNic.htm.
To any of our alumni visiting this page for the first time – wamkelekile - welcome home! If you have any queries or would like to re-establish your links with the Department please e-mail our Departmental Administrator Mrs Benita Tarr (firstname.lastname@example.org). Contact number for the Department of Chemistry +27-046-603-8254/5 fax number +27-046-622-5109