Institute Capabilities

The world-class research institutes at the University of Adelaide work together with government and industry to tackle societies most relevant and pressing challenges.

View and download our institute capability documents to discover what our researchers have uncovered and where there are opportunities for emerging projects.

Minerals and Mining capability

The Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources is the commercial conduit to the University of Adelaide’s full spectrum of world-class, mining-related expertise.

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Environment capability

The Environment Institute has significant experience in delivering outcomes of importance to our environment wellbeing, engaging with industry and government agencies.

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Energy capability

The Institute for Sustainability and Energy and Resources operates at the sector’s international forefront, with experience to take on collaborative projects of any scale or complexity.

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Photonics and advanced sensing capability

The Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing has over 200 researchers working across the areas of physics, engineering, maths, chemistry and biology.

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Machine learning capability

The Australian Institute for Machine Learning is a global leader in fundamental and applied research, and Australia’s first university-based research body dedicated to machine learning.

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Reproductive and early life health capability

The Robinson Research Institute is a collective of internationally renowned researchers in human reproduction, pregnancy, and child health at the University of Adelaide.

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Agrifood and wine capability

The Waite Research Institute is internationally recognised for its research, engagement and impact in agriculture, food and wine.

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