Research Infrastructure at UQ

​Welcome from Professor Joe Shapter

Through numerous initiatives and partnerships with academia, government, industry and donors, The University of Queensland has invested in central research platforms, national collaborative research infrastructure, funding schemes and other allied services.  

Our world class facilities are equipped with cutting-edge instrumentation. Expert staff can provide training and consultation with leading technologies to deliver sustainable advantage to the University, our staff and our researchers.  

We invite you to join us. 

Professor Joe Shapter, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)  

Access the Research Information Management System (RIMS)

Through the RIMS project, UQ is transforming the way researchers identify and access research facilities, equipment and infrastructure at the University. The project is currently developing an online research infrastructure register and booking system.

More details will be available soon.

Central Research Platforms* (CRPs) and Research Facilities

Aligned along interdisciplinary lines, the Central Research Platforms offer core services and world-class capabilities integral towards achieving research excellence though the University. These CRPs house $125 million worth of high-end equipment and have more than 220 qualified staff on hand to assist researchers to boost their research capabilities. To date, more than 10,000 researchers have used these state-of-the-art facilities to advance their research.

Boost your research outcomes

The University of Queensland’s extensive range of research infrastructure and facilities, coupled with expert advice and leadership provided within these facilities, are here to support and enable researchers in reaching research excellence.

Here are some examples of how it all works together.