In pursuit of a better tomorrow
We know the actions made today will have a huge effect on the world we live in tomorrow.
So, at a time when the world is seeking answers, we are seeking new perspectives and fresh insights through research that propels knowledge, action and impact.
Across our campuses, the next generation of researchers are exploring human behaviour, work and society. Creating better outcomes for health and wellbeing. Advancing our understanding of ecology and environment. And helping make agriculture, aquaculture and forestry more sustainable.
Together, we’re answering some of today’s most pressing issues.
Implementing changes that make a big difference to lives and communities here at home, across the Pacific and around the globe. And ultimately, bringing about real impact and positive change that helps move everyone forward.
Happy as a clam: the UniSC research stopping stress in oysters, that could end up in human hospitals
Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast may have found a new way to treat heart health and immune function in humans, from a very unusual source.
Global interest in koala vaccine leads to funding
Global interest in a vaccine that can treat chlamydia in koalas has resulted in funding that will help University of the Sunshine Coast scientists with the next phase of development.
UniSC first in Qld, earns top-5 global spot in impact ranking
The University of the Sunshine Coast has topped Queensland in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, and in one category secured a top-5 global position.
Health, medicine and wellbeing
Finding new ways to improve human health, improve quality of life and breaking new ground in the treatment and prevention of disease.
Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry
Improving the sustainability of our natural environments and better managing our aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.
Ecology and environment
Conserving and preserving eco-systems and addressing pressing issues such as climate change, endangered species preservation and habitat destruction.
Human behaviour, work and society
Understanding individual behaviour, organisations and systems to support effective and connected change.
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Participate in research at locations throughout Southeast Queensland.
Giving to research
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