Research - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Sustainability, aquaculture and forestry are the core research foci at USC

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Aquaculture and Agriculture

Exploring genetics, ecology, genomics and physiology and their interactions

Genecology researchers have released a new eucalypt, Mt Beerwah mallee for urban koalas
Animal and Marine Ecology

Animal health solutions, native fauna conservation and marine and coastal ecology

Large tree in a forest
Forest Research

Focusing on the areas of tropical and subtropical hardwood forestry

Tropical plant leaves
Sustainability and Environment

Understanding the impacts of climate and environmental change

University of the Sunshine Coast Herbarium

The herbarium houses a collection of plant specimens donated by the Queensland Forestry Research Institute, now housed in a purpose-built space within the Library.

National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility 

The University is also a partner in the Facility, a national interdisciplinary effort to generate the information needed by decision-makers in government and in vulnerable sectors and communities to manage the risks of climate change impacts.