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University of the Sunshine Coast - Fraser Island (USC)

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University of the Sunshine Coast

The University of the Sunshine Coast researchers collaborate with local, national and international governments, institutions and industries to deliver innovative, high-quality research with real impact. In 2015 the Australian Research Council ranked USC well above or above world standard in nine key research areas and equal to world standard in five others. The University has seven research clusters: accident research; aquaculture and agriculture; animal and marine ecology; creative humanities; forestry research; medical and health science; and sustainability and environment. Recent notable successes have included tuna breeding in captivity (collaborative research), fast-growing tropical hardwoods (collaborative research) and climate change adaptation projects.

Website https://www.usc.edu.au

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Strengths and capabilities

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Number of research staff

300–500 research staff

Address

Fraser Island Research and Learning Centre, Dilli Village, Eastern Beach, Fraser Island, Queensland

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Organisation type

  • University

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Last updated:
19 June 2019