Defence & Security
The University has worked extensively over many years with the Department of Defence and defence organisations in a variety of ways including in an advisory capacity, as a research partner, and as an organisation that produces high quality graduates ready for work in the defence sector.
Whilst the University is an open environment, we understand the sensitivities that can be associated with defence work and so have staff cleared for national security and can avail ourselves of facilities at the Defence, Science and Technology Group (DST) for classified data.
Our researchers regularly engage in innovative partnerships with DST, Defence SA, the Defence Teaming Centre (DTC) and the Rapid Prototype Development and Evaluation (RPDE), leading to strong in-house capabilities.
Faculties, institutes and research units
- Faculty Arts
- Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
- Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
- Faculty of the Professions
- Faculty of Sciences
- Australian Institute for Machine Learning
- Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS)
- Adelaide Radar Research Centre
- Australian Centre for Visual Technologies (ACVT)
- Centre for Defence Communications & Information Networking (CDCIN)
- Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies
- Graduate Research Opportunities
The best defence is good research
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Primary contact: Michael Webb
Director, Defence & Security
Phone: (08) 8313 0128
Primary contact: Paul Arthur
Business Development Manager
Phone: (08) 8313 8310
Secondary contact: Violeta Babovic
Business Partnership Specialist
Phone: (08) 8313 1731