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Institutes and centres

UniSQ’s world-class research institutes and centres are home to unique state-of-the-art facilities that enable our researchers to deliver a broad range of research outcomes across multiple disciplines.
A dedicated facility for space and defence research, specialising in hypersonic propulsion systems, rocket development, astrophysics, machine vision technologies and advanced materials manufacturing.
Delivering excellence in astronomical and space research and development.
Strengthening agricultural profitability and addressing environmental challenges in Australia and internationally.
World-leading research in advanced composite materials in partnership with industry toward innovation and growth.

Innovative Launch, Novel Materials, Communcations and Hypersonics (iLaunch) Hub

Australia shoots for the stars: UniSQ leads the iLAuNCH program, a collaboration of three universities and 20+ industry partners to boost Australia's sovereign space capability.
Providing a focus for researchers in agriculture, crop health, natural resource management, environment and climate sciences.

Assessing and managing the risks and opportunities relating to climate change, climate variability and weather extremes.

World-class research that delivers healthy crops for improved food security and on-farm profitability.
Delivering practical solutions for the sustainable management of complex agricultural enterprises and agroecosystems.

Broadacre Cropping Initiative

The Broadacre Cropping Initiative (BACI) is a research partnership between the University of Southern Queensland and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland.
Conducting multi-disciplinary research that helps regional communities embrace and adapt to change whilst maintaining their unique identities.
Addressing regional and rural economic problems and opportunities and delivering solutions to regional economic development and agriculture.
Advocating for the health and wellbeing of rural and regional communities.
Working in partnership with communities to uncover, analyse and reinterpret the stories and experiences of regional Australia.

SQNNSW Innovation Hub

The Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales Hub is one of eight national Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs, a flagship of the multi-billion-dollar Future Drought Fund.

UniSQ's Research plan (2021 - 2025)

Explore the vision and mission behind UniSQ’s innovative, and forward-thinking research ambitions.