Research at UniSA is inspired by challenges and underpinned by excellence, with 100% of its assessed detailed fields of research rated at or above world-class.*

We pride ourselves on our capacity to create interdisciplinary teams that tackle significant real world problems and create opportunities to build capacity and translate research into tangible outcomes and innovative real world impact.

Our research strengths span the spectrum – from fundamental to applied and translational research – and cross many areas of impact in the space sector, including;

  • Telecommunications and signals processing
  • Satellites and remote sensing
  • Engineering and system integration
  • Autonomous and unmanned systems
  • Big data advanced analytics and predictive modelling
  • Cybersecurity and information assurance
  • Earth observation and planetary science.

Future Industries Institute (FII)

FII focuses on the significant capability, infrastructure and reputation of the University’s existing research strengths and substantial research infrastructure across four research strands:

  • Minerals and resources engineering
  • Energy and advanced manufacturing
  • Environmental science and engineering 
  • Biomaterials engineeringand nanomedicine.


* Excellence in Research for Australia 2018