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Research and innovation

Finding innovative solutions to real world problems

USC's researchers collaborate with local, national and international governments, institutions and industries to deliver innovative, high-quality research with real impact.

USC's research in thirteen key areas has been given the highest possible classification of 'well above world standard' in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2018 national report. For more information visit Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).

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Accident Research

Conducting high impact research into how and why accidents happen and how to prevent them

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Animal and Marine Ecology

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

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Aquaculture and Agriculture

Exploring genetics, ecology, genomics and physiology and their interactions

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Creative Humanities

Developing new technologies for social good and creating and exploring creative arts

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Forests for the Future

Focusing on the areas of tropical and subtropical hardwood forestry

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Indigenous and Transcultural Research

Research for, with and by Indigenous, migrant, refugee and culturally diverse communities is flourishing at USC.

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Medical and Health Science

Conducting innovative research to improve people's health and wellbeing

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Sustainability and Environment

Understanding the impacts of climate and environmental change

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Join USC's research community and let your research shine!

You’ll discover a dynamic University that’s committed to building its research outcomes and reputation.

Receive the support you need to become a research leader of tomorrow by joining one of our teams of innovative, relevant and highly qualified researchers.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

USC is looking to consolidate and expand its research in its key research strengths, and attract and support early and mid-career researchers holding or bidding for ARC or NHMRC Fellowships.

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Research students

Information for research students who are exploring their options at USC.

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Office of Research

Providing leadership, support and advice for the USC research community

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