University of Tasmania, Australia

The University of Tasmania was founded in 1890, making it Australia’s fourth oldest university.  Today UTAS is recognised as an international leader, ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

 UTAS provides international leadership across five distinctive research themes - Environment, Resources and Sustainability; Creativity, Culture and Society; Better Health; Marine, Antarctic and Maritime; and they are all supported by advanced theoretical, policy and technological platforms.

The research is fully integrated into the life of the University and the culture of academic performance - thus the relationship between teaching and research, international engagement and research, community outreach and research are all unusually strong.


Research and Key Research Areas

Within each of the research themes areas the University of Tasmania has a set of Institutes and Centres which include the: Australian Maritime College (AMC), Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), Centre for the Environment, ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits (CODES), Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science (ACROSS), Sense-T Centre and the emerging Academy of Creative Industries and Performing Arts.

 With over 29,000 students and campuses located in Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Sydney and offshore, the university offers a vibrant and international experience, with students and staff enjoying a strongly supported academic environment, outstanding campus facilities and vibrant social and cultural activities.

 While maintaining a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity as the sole university in the State, the University of Tasmania programs and research are international in scope, vision and standards.  Research is integral to the university’s  identity and sense of purpose, and it is this strength combined with a rich heritage that guarantees the greatest achievements are still to come

Data Profile
University of Tasmania, Australia has 893 data records in Research Data Australia, which cover 4169 subjects areas including BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, ECOLOGY and Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology) and involve 219 group(s). All of the information provided by University of Tasmania, Australia can be accessed from the box on the right hand side of this page.