The Forest Industries Research Centre (FIRC) is focused on the forestry value chain and the economic and environmental sustainability of forest industries.
The Tropical Forests and People Research Centre brings together researchers interested in the interactions between people and tropical forests.
The National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life: Putting Australia at the forefront of international best practice - a joint venture between USC, UQ, QDAFF and FWPA.
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Research students focus on global food issues
Producing food in a sustainable way for the world’s increasing population is high on the agenda for University of the Sunshine Coast PhD students Camila Ribeiro and Natalia Souza.
USC leads bushfire risk trial in national research project
Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland are leading one of three major trials across Australia aimed at reducing the risk of bushfire damage to our built and natural environments.
International interns chip in for bioenergy research
Research students from Canada and France have arrived at USC to assist forestry researchers turn logging by-products into renewable energy.
South African researcher joins USC battle to beat gum tree pest
A South African entomologist has arrived at USC to work with forestry researchers in combatting a tiny pest that is devastating eucalyptus trees around the world.