Our thinking works Agriculture and agribusiness Strengthening agricultural productivity and environmental management challenges. Astrophysics Leading the search for and characterisation of new exoplanets. Cultural heritage and archaeology Reinstating precious cultural heritage and restoring archaeological sites before they are lost. Digital life Understanding the nature, impact, opportunities and challenges of people and communities living digitally. Environmental sciences Helping to improve the management of risk and resilience in agriculture. Health and behavioural sciences From super foods to regional cancer survival, our researchers are working to improve the quality of life for all. Mathematical sciences and hypersonics Computational models to enhance food security and decision support in agriculture. Materials engineering and engineering technology Advanced composites manufacturing, civil composites, smart materials, and geopolymers and concrete. Regional community and economic development Helping to tackle national and global challenges in regional social and economic development.