Molecular Sciences Institute (MSI).
Research activities within the School of Chemistry are consolidated within the Molecular Sciences Institute (MSI).
- It coordinates research efforts in pure and applied chemistry, both within the University and in collaborative programmes with national and international research centres.
- It fosters academic–industrial interaction, and it seeks to satisfy the needs of South African industry for highly skilled graduates
- There are 27 academic staff members, 17 of whom have NRF ratings (December 2014). There are links with over 65 national and international collaborators, as well as to industry.