Research at the University of South Australia is inspired by challenges and opportunities, partnered with end-users and communities, and underpinned by excellence.

With 97 percent of our research rated at or above world class standard* UniSA creates interdisciplinary teams that tackle significant real world challenges.

Research and Innovation Strategic Plan 2016-2020
Enterprising Research Brochure ( PDF, 988 Kb )

*The Australian Research Council’s 2015 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA)

Research Institutes

Institute for Telecommunications Research

The university’s flagship research institutes deliver research excellence that address the needs of our changing world.

Research Concentrations

Plastic mirror production

UniSA supports a number of research concentrations – utilising an interdisciplinary approach to work with valued partners as they deliver responsive, clever and enterprising outcomes.