The Faculty of Science and Technology including the Institute for Applied Ecology performs world-class research with a focus on tackling the challenges of connected, healthy and sustainable communities in the 21st century through scientific and technological discovery. Our researchers in information technology, computer science, information systems, engineering, mathematics, statistics, biomedical science, forensic studies and environmental science investigate different facets of these challenges. Our Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students are part of a vibrant, interdisciplinary research community with access to world-class supervision and state of the art research laboratories and equipment.
The Faculty's research is organised through the Institute for Applied Ecology, the Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions, the Human-Centred Technology Research Centre and the National Centre for Forensic Studies. Our research teams collaborate with researchers around Australia and the world. The Faculty's researchers and HDR students hail from more than 20 countries. We welcome visiting researchers and research students.
National Centre for Forensic Studies (NCFS) develops and delivers enhanced education, training and research opportunities to benefit partner agencies and the wider forensic science community.
The Human-Centred Technology Research Centre endeavours to perform world-class research that puts the human user at the centre of the technology development. Researchers at HCT undertake fundamental and applied research into the nature, creation and use of technology that enables people in all walks of life to take knowledgeable, well-informed and responsible actions. The HCT Research Centre focuses on technology research that assists humans in their life and learning, that supports them in their health and well-being, that enables them to perform and communicate better, that allows them to be more secure, and that empowers them to achieve their goals.