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Department of Environment and Science

Queensland Government

Science portfolio of the Department of Environment and Science

Department of Environment and Science

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Ecology Centre

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The University of Queensland

The Ecology Centre represents the most productive association of ecological researchers in Australia and is ranked fifth in the world. The Centre is multi-disciplinary with over 150 academics, postdocs and PhD students from five Schools and Centres across the University.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • conservation biology
  • landscape ecology
  • environmental restoration
  • statistical methods in ecology and evolutionary biology

Facilities and major equipment

  • Terrestrial Ecological Research Facility
  • Moreton Bay Research Station
  • Heron Island Research Station
  • Fourteen glasshouses with Quarantine, PC2, temperature controlled and evaporative cooled options

Number of research staff

20–100 research staff


Goddard Building (8), The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072

Organisation type

  • University Research Centre

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Last updated:
19 June 2019