About us

The China-Australia Centre for Sustainable Urban Development is a collaborative research centre based in the University of South Australia and Tianjin University in China. Researchers from both institutions work together, encouraging innovative, forward-thinking and high-quality outcomes within the priorities of each division: 




The Centre focuses on research, consultancy, education and training, involving such disciplines as environmental science, water and waste management, civil engineering, architecture, urban planning and design.

 Our cooperative activities include:

  • Research and teaching exchanges between faculty staff and postgraduate students
  • Joint supervision of PhD students encouraging exchange and engagement
  • Collaborative research, publications and symposia organised with key partners
  • Consultancy services to industry and government.


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