About us

The Centre for Astrophysics is a part of USQ’s Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences, and our academic staff belong to the USQ School of Sciences.  

Our purpose is astronomical and space research that delivers excellence in research outputs, graduate outcomes, funding success, and technological innovation.

Our vision is research of the highest international standard, and our performance is top rated as “well above world standard” by the Australian Research Council.

Our mission is to serve Australian astronomy and space priorities in research and research training, in areas that include observational astronomy, astrophysics, planetary science, space science, computing and technology, and through collaboration with academe, industry, and government.

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