Dean's Welcome Message

You are warmly welcome to the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, the fulcrum of all science disciplines in the University of Ghana. Here at the School of Physical and Applied Sciences, we strive for excellence in teaching, research, and associated services in the core disciplines of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Sciences, Earth Science, and Computer Science.

Our staff are among the best in their various fields and have contributed to the development of their various fields at both the global and local level. Our vision is to create a conducive atmosphere to foster cutting edge research which promotes the cause of science and positively impacts humanity and the environment. Over the past 70 years, the research output of faculty associated with this school have been pioneering in various respects.

We have also engaged with our industry stakeholders to offer contract research which directly addresses contemporary challenges in the areas of information technology, renewable energy innovations, mineral exploration, geology, hydrogeology, actuarial sciences, and several other areas. Our products are leading experts in a variety of industries such as the petroleum sector (upstream, midstream, and downstream), banks and financial institutions, Information Technology and related Companies, Mineral exploration and mining sectors, Pharmaceutical Industry, Civil and Environmental Engineering Industries, the Water Sector, among several others.

We frequently interface with Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies. Such collaborations have resulted in the development and upgrade of the infrastructure within some of the academic units in the school. Some of our major industry collaborators include The Ghana Standards Authority, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, the Petroleum Commission, Tullow Ghana Limited, ENI, Newmont Ghana Gold Limited, Water Resources Commission, amongst several others.

As you navigate this website and the hyperlinked sites, you will soon agree with me that this school offers some of the best opportunities for a fledging career in both basic and applied sciences. I wish you a successful tour. When you have the opportunity to visit University of Ghana, I will be honored to receive you as a valued guest. Our friendly and committed support staff will grant you an amazing experience.

Prof. Sandow Mark Yidana, Dean