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Faculties, schools, institutes and centres

Explore the organisational units that deliver our teaching and research excellence.

Through our 6 faculties, 8 globally recognised research institutes, and more than 100 centres, we offer study and research opportunities across one of the widest discipline ranges in Australia.

Faculties

Our faculties bring together teaching and research staff in schools, centres and institutes. They provide study, research and partnership opportunities in Australia and globally.

Science

The Faculty of Science offers study, research and partnership opportunities across a broad range of science and mathematics disciplines. Its research-intensive schools and centres, and world-class scientific facilities, foster strong links between the enabling and applied sciences.

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Institutes

Our research institutes are home to centres and research groups made up of scientists, social scientists and engineers who champion research excellence and continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
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Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

Solving serious problems in health, energy and the bioeconomy.

Global Change Institute
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Global Change Institute

Addressing grand challenges that deliver impact to society, the economy, the environment and culture.

Institute for Molecular Biosciences
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Institute for Molecular Biosciences

Creating a better future by making breakthrough discoveries to improve health and wellbeing.

Institute for Social Science Research
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Institute for Social Science Research

Building the knowledge that will improve economic and social wellbeing for individuals, families and communities.

Mater Research Institute-UQ
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Mater Research Institute-UQ

Turning scientific discovery into the best possible treatment, care and outcomes for patients and our broader community.

Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
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Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

Advancing the competitiveness and sustainability of agriculture and food systems.

Queensland Brain Institute
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Queensland Brain Institute

Unlocking the mysteries of the brain to generate new knowledge, develop new technologies, diagnose and treat brain disease, and improve mental health.

Sustainable Minerals Institute
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Sustainable Minerals Institute

Finding solutions to the complex problems facing the environment, humanity and the economy on the path to sustainability.