Research centres and networks
Federation University Australia brings together groups and teams of researchers from multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary backgrounds into highly-focused centres of research endeavour.
The Water Research Network is centred at the Mt Helen Campus of Federation University Australia. It was established in late 2014 when the water research strengths of the Collaborative Research Network (CRN), Water in Drylands Collaborative Research Program (WIDCORP) and the Centre for Environmental Management (CEM) were merged. Read more >
ACRISP conducts research across a range of sports injury and sports injury prevention projects. The aim of the research is to ensure sport and physical activity is safe, with a minimal risk of injury. As a result, more people will have the opportunity to participate in sport and physical activity, affording them a healthier lifestyle.
Australia-China Wetland Network Research Partnership is a joint project between the Collaborative Research Network (CRN) of Federation University Australia and the Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGLAS).
The Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation (CeRDI) operates within the Research Portfolio at Federation University Australia. Through applied research, commercial activities and community engagement CeRDI promotes innovation through the application of new technologies. The Centre has established a strong reputation for quality services delivered across a diverse range of sectors, including agriculture, law, health, natural resources and sport and recreation.
The Centre for Environmental Management has been active in research and consultancy for both government and private organisations for over 20 years. It has built a strong reputation for its research and consultancy work in environmental management, land use management planning, flora and fauna survey and assessment, and experimental design, particularly across south east Australia and nationally.
CIAO is internationally recognised for pure and applied research in optimisation, data mining, internet commerce security, virtual reality and simulation, and health informatics.
CRIC research aims to explore the development of community, business and enterprise in a regional context and to work with public and private interests to influence measures that promote the growth and sustainability of regional Australia.
The Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH), which is pronounced "circa", brings together partner organisations with academic researchers and postgraduate students to discover and interpret Australia's cultural heritage in a strategic, long-term research program.
CRN research focuses on the significant challenges that face regional areas and explores ways of strengthening regional well-being, health and social connectedness, and drives regional rejuvenation.
GHERG works closely with government and industry to further improve the safety and sustainability of the open-cut mines that surround the Gippsland Campus. Funded by the Victorian Government (through the Department of Environment and Primary Industries), GHERG focuses on the key issues affecting open-cut mines in the Latrobe Valley, including slope stability, groundwater impacts, environmental rehabilitation and the long-term sustainability of mine sites.
Nanya Station is a magnificent 40,000 hectare property in far western New South Wales. Its unique system of natural salt lakes, old growth Mallee, and variety of intact ecosystems, makes Nanya a significant refuge for biological diversity. The University has been the proud custodian of Nanya since 2004, and values Nanya as an important resource in our research, conservation and education programs.
The Water Research Network is centred at the Mt Helen Campus of Federation University Australia. It was established in late 2014 when the water research strengths of the Collaborative Research Network (CRN), Water in Drylands Collaborative Research Program (WIDCORP) and the Centre for Environmental Management (CEM) were merged.