Welcome to graduate research at the University of Tasmania. As a research candidate you are a part of the wider research community and a crucial part of the University’s strategic plan to continuously invest in Australia’s future as part of the international research enterprise that is striving for innovation and global solutions to global problems.

We are committed to providing you with the support you require to engage in world-class research. The Graduate Research Office manages and oversees all aspects of candidature, from admissions to examination. To ensure excellence in supervision, we also coordinate the accreditation and registration of UTAS Higher Degree by Research (HDR) supervisors.

We support and foster a high quality candidature environment through an exciting range of professional development opportunities that enrich your Research Degree experience. This program supports the development of transferrable skills to maximize the scope and variety of careers available to you.

Our Research Impact

How can we get faster growing lobsters? - Audrey Daning Tuzan

Lobsters are a hugely popular food. But animals from the same brood stock grow at different rates, which can make aquaculture difficult. Audrey is investigating which animals grow faster, and why.

Our research students are addressing challenges of local and global significance. Read more