Future Regions Research Centre (FRRC)

About us

We aim to create new knowledge and innovative solutions to the grand challenges that impact both our natural and constructed environments.

About FRRC

Research streams

FRRC’s research is organised into five research streams.

Resilient Landscapes and Aquatic Systems

This stream evaluates the health of landscapes and aquatic systems and explores appropriate measures for their remediation.

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Stable Landforms and Mine Rehabilitation

This stream aims to stabilise landscapes and mining landforms through soil conditioning and revegetation programs to address further deterioration.

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Soil Health, Food and Fibre

This stream explores the contribution of soils to the long-term stability of landforms and their role in capturing carbon and advancing agriculture.

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Circular Economy

This stream mobilises environmental engineering, advanced monitoring and modelling expertise to improve how we use and re-use products and waste.

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Society and Heritage

This stream explores how changes in society and the natural environment interact and seeks to integrate environmental values within social practices and policy.

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Research with us

Get involved with FRRC’s research, either as a research student or through a research collaboration.

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We bring together a multidisciplinary team of experts from within Federation University and beyond to address a variety of environmental challenges.

The FRRC team

News and events

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Contact us

For queries about our research, get in touch with us.

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