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.
New research from the University of Adelaide has shown that social media bot accounts have been used in malicious campaigns to influence online discussion during the Russia-Ukraine conflict.Read more about Bots Manipulate Public Opinion Russia - Ukraine in Conflict
When it comes to studying the surface of moons and planets, robot explorers called “rovers” are the gold standard. They can travel into space far more easily than a human astronaut, traverse new terrains quickly, and collect mountains of useful data.Read more about Autonomous rovers for moon exploration
Giving REDSPICE bite: Why strengthening Australia’s cyber capability demands unprecedented ASD-university collaboration
The Australian Government’s REDSPICE blueprint, released with last week’s 2022-23 budget, will significantly increase the Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD) cyber and intelligence capabilities.Read more about Why strengthening Australia’s cyber capability demands unprecedented ASD-university collaboration
Knowing how young people operate in the digital world is the key to keeping them safe.Read more about Youth online safety and cybercrime prevention
Civilian and Military use of space has been dramatically increasing in recent years thus leading many States, including Australia, to create National Space Agencies.Read more about Many countries join The US, Russia and China in creating space agencies