Skip to content

Featured Projects

The goal of the University’s defence research is to apply our skills, technology and knowledge in order to make a real impact on our nation’s economic prosperity and national security.

Below are a selection of recent defence research stories that demonstrate this impact.

Visit our Research Impact site for more.


Making computers see


Saving our Defence Force countless man-hours through the development of an artificial intelligence system that enables computers to answer questions about the content of images.

Optic-fibre sensors for corrosion self-diagnosis


In the near future, corrosion checks for critical defence assets may be a simple matter of running a laser over them, thanks to groundbreaking new research.


Laws for the final frontier


Developing a new suite of laws to help protect us from war in space.

Saving the minds of those who serve


The largest study of its kind into the mental health of service personnel.

Defence & Security
Address

THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: +61 8 8313 0128
E: m.webb@adelaide.edu.au