Institutes & Centres

Research institutes

The institutes, comprising a research community of approximately 1200 staff and students, bring together world leading researchers, supported by modern infrastructure and an innovative culture, to tackle state and national research priorities.

Environment Institute

The Environment Institute exists to deliver outstanding research across environmental sciences. To achieve this the Institute puts water and climate scientists together with biodiversity, marine, landscape and genetics work, and more.

Environment Institute

Machine Learning

12bet体育代理Artificial Intelligence is driving a fourth industrial revolution and our new Australian Institute for Machine Learning will ensure that South Australia benefits from this revolution.

Australian Institute for Machine Learning

Mineral & Energy Resources

The Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER)'s key fields of research are Earth Sciences, Energy Technology and Resource Engineering. This interdisciplinary research institute is addressing scientific, technological, environmental and social challenges.

Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources

Photonics & Advanced Sensing

The Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) brings together experimental physicists, chemists, material scientists, biologists, experimentally driven theoretical scientists and medical researchers to create new sensing and measurement technologies.

Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing

Robinson Research

The Robinson Research Institute is a collective of internationally renowned researchers in human reproduction, pregnancy and child health.

Robinson Research Institute

Waite Research

12bet体育代理The Waite Research Institute (WRI) was established to support collaboration between the Waite Campus partners to drive research for the benefit of Australia's agriculture, food and wine industries.

Waite Research Institute

Stretton Institute

The Stretton Institute aims to help shape the policy debate by bringing current rigorous research to policy issues.

Stretton Institute


Research Institutes Quarterly

12bet体育代理Research Institutes Quarterly. A summary of key happenings in University of Adelaide research institutes.

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University centres

12bet体育代理The University is home for over 50 specialist research centres working on key challenges across many industry sectors.

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  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Centres of Excellence

    are prestigious hubs of expertise which aim to contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of Australia in areas of national priority.

  • ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Training Centres

    The ARC Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP) fund and research training centres.

  • Centres of Research Excellence

    Centres of Research Excellence are funded by the , Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research. They support collaboration and develop capacity in clinical, population health and health services research.

  • Cooperative Research Centres

    12bet体育代理 bring together researchers from universities, the CSIRO and other government laboratories, and private industry or public sector agencies. These long-term collaborative arrangements support research & development and education activities that achieve outcomes of national economic and social significance.

    The University is a core partner, supporting participant or associate in 11 Cooperative Research Centres.
    Learn more about participating in CRCs at the University of Adelaide.

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