CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) is the Australian federal government agency for scientific research in Australia, and it conducts research and provides services to the mining and resources sector.
Australia is home to six of the world’s top 100 universities. One of these is the University of Queensland (UQ). UQ hosts the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI), a world-leading research institute dedicated to finding knowledge-based solutions to the sustainability challenges of the global minerals industry. It also hosts the Centre for Coal Seam Gas (CCSG) which provides research and supports education for the onshore gas industry in key discipline areas including economics, business, petroleum engineering, geosciences, water, ecology and social sciences.
Learn more about other Australian universities and research centres here.