Defence, Cyber & Space

There’s no greater reassurance for our community than knowing we’re well prepared to prevent or avert threats to our security. Our researchers support this in every domain: on land and online; in space, the air and at sea.

We work extensively with the Department of Defence and defence-related organisations in a variety of ways—as an advisor, research partner and producer of high-quality, career-ready graduates equipped to make our world a better, and more secure, place.

Impact stories

Youth online safety and cybercrime prevention

Knowing how young people operate in the digital world is the key to keeping them safe.

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Many countries join The US, Russia and China in creating space agencies

Civilian and Military use of space has been dramatically increasing in recent years thus leading many States, including Australia, to create National Space Agencies.

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Tackling traffic congestion on the final frontier

To prevent damage and loss of valuable space assets it is critical that we develop space situational awareness.

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Avoiding technology meltdown

Can we prevent cyber-attacks that result in the leak of secret information?

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Protecting people in the front-line

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

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Defence

Stronger together.

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Cyber

Securing our digital future.

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Who to contact

Professor Michael Webb is Director, Defence, Space and Cybersecurity at the University of Adelaide, providing a single point of contact within the University for Defence, Space and Cybersecurity related research and education.

E: m.webb@adelaide.edu.au

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