Sustainability and Environment - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Sustainability and Environment

Significant research into sustainability and the environment can also be found under the research themes: Animal and Marine Ecology; Aquaculture and Agriculture; and Forest Research.

Sustainability Research Centre

The Sustainability Research Centre (SRC) was established in 2007 with the goal of conducting cutting-edge research into pressing local, regional, and global challenges of economic, social, and environmental sustainability.

Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research

Leading strategic research in collaboration with our Pacific Island neighbours

The Sustainability Research Centre focuses on understanding the social dimensions of environmental change by examining societal responses to the impacts of local and global climate change.

The SRC uses a cross-disciplinary approach that incorporates the areas of human geography and environmental management, and embraces the disciplines of social, behavioural and economic sciences.

The Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research (ACPIR) is a multidisciplinary research centre that provides a focal point for the expertise and experience of the many USC academics and researchers conducting research and development projects in the Pacific Islands region.

The Indigenous Studies Research Theme focuses on the cultures, histories, rights, interests, knowledges and perspectives of Indigenous peoples throughout the world.

More Sustainability and Environment research at USC

CoastSnapQld is a partnership between Sunshine Coast Council and USC, using the photo-point fixture at the southern end of Alexandra Headland beach, you can capture images of the coastline with your mobile device and share these with USC scientists.

Over time, the CoastSnap community beach monitoring database will provide new insights and better help communities understand and manage our dynamic coast.