Institutes and Centres

UNSW Canberra's research centres conduct cutting edge research across a wide range of research areas and across a diverse range of disciplines.

Defence Research Institute

The UNSW Defence Research Institute unifies UNSW’s research capabilities and global academic and industry partnerships to develop and deliver groundbreaking defence and security capabilities.

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Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society

Researching the effects of war on society - on the people at home, on the soldiers at the battlefront, on economies both strong and fragile, on politics, on the victors and on the vanquished.

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Australian Centre for Cyber Security Promo

UNSW Canberra Cyber provides cutting-edge, long-term, international thought-leadership in cyber security through research, education and external engagement, at a time when cyber security is moving to the top of global political, scholarly and commercial agendas.

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Canberra Space

Through provision of strategic vision and leadership, underpinned by world-class research and education, consolidate UNSW into the leading institution in space research, education and thinking in Australia and beyond.

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Capability Systems Centre

The Centre undertakes research and education in a range of disciplinary areas relevant to the delivery of capability systems and systems acquisition: systems science, systems thinking, complex systems, system of systems, systems engineering, requirements engineering, and project management.

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Sino-Australian Research Centre for Coastal Management

The Sino-Australian Research Centre for Coastal Management (SARCCM) is a Research Centre of the University of New South Wales with a multidisciplinary/multi-faculty focus. It works closely with the Ocean University of China in collaborative research on coastal management. The UNSW Canberra campus and several faculties of UNSW in Sydney contribute to the Research Centre.

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The Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology

The Australian Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology is an international research effort to develop the science and technology of a global quantum information network, encompassing ultra-fast quantum computation, absolutely secure quantum communication and distributed quantum information processing.

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