Research in the Faculty of Science

Combining an interdisciplinary approach with diverse perspectives, our research covers a breadth and depth of expertise that is recognised globally. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and industry collaboration, we’re tackling the issues that matter most.

Our research at a glance

#1

Science faculty in Australia*

2000+

publications in the last year

160 years'

experience in pioneering scientific thinking

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s first scientists, with deep and enduring knowledge of the land, waters, and skies.

We continue to learn and incorporate Indigenous knowledges and and perspectives in the work we do to protect our rich biodiversity and address urgent global issues facing our environment today, and are committed to work towards greater research, engagement and inclusion with Indigenous Australia.

Collaborations, initiatives and facilities

Two people standing in a greenhouse among plants talking

Work with us to tackle the big questions

Whether you're an aspiring researcher or an academic, industry or government organisation, we're eager to work with you to find solutions to the issues that matter most in our world.

Graduate researchIndustry engagementSupport us

Research news and commentary