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The Defence and Security Institute plays a key role in the Australian capabilities essential to our nation’s defence, security, and prosperity.

We are committed to ensuring that the University of Adelaide builds and maintains the research skills, infrastructure, commercialisation and knowledge transfer abilities required to continue contributing to the defence of our nation.

Latest news from the Institute

Outcomes of the round 1 open funding call 2022: Centre for Advanced Defence Research in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

The Centre for Advanced Defence Research in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CADR-RAS) is delighted to announce the successful applicants of its inaugural funding round, at a value of $1.8M.

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Funding call: Centre for Advanced Defence Research in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

The Centre for Advanced Defence Research in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CADR-RAS) was established at the University of Adelaide with funding from the Defence Science and Technology Group.

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Defence Trailblazer: Concept to sovereign capability

The Defence Trailblazer: Concept to Sovereign Capability (CSC) bid led by the University of Adelaide in partnership with the University of New South Wales, was endorsed on Wednesday 20 April 2022 to assist the country’s economic recovery under its Trailblazer Universities Program.

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From the Newsroom

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Oct

Defence specialist leads Trailblazer

A leading defence industry specialist with more than 30 years’ experience in the sector has been appointed as Executive Director of the Defence Trailblazer for Concept to Sovereign Capability.

6

Jul

Cutting-edge laser technology focus for research centre

A new centre at the University of Adelaide will focus on further developing the latest laser technology needed to keep Australia and its allies safe from emerging military threats.

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Apr

Tech and defence experts call to build ‘AI Australia’

Artificial intelligence (AI) offers huge opportunities to enhance Australia’s national security, create new jobs, provide better healthcare, and drive efficiencies in key industries, according to a new report published today.

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Research impact stories

Protecting people in the front-line

Developing technology to support people in high stress situations boosts their effectiveness and reduces potential harm.

Dragonfly technology provides pinpoint accuracy and super speed

Imagine a world powered by predictive artificial vision and machine learning.

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