We seek to discover and teach the nature of our Planet.
Welcome to the School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences (SEALS). Recognised as one of Australia's leading schools for outstanding research and education achievements in the fields of Earth, Atmospheric and Life sciences, we remain highly committed to promoting excellence in all our academic endeavours.
Our vision is to create a community of influential and skilful scientists with a global perspective and the capacity to adapt to the ever-changing workforce landscape. We leverage the intellectual capital from our diverse disciplines to enhance the impact of our research, communicating and translating our findings to solve real-world challenges in collaboration with our partners.
The spirit of inclusiveness and equity, transparency and integrity, collegiality and respect, health and sustainability, scientific rigour and openness and advancing knowledge are the hallmarks of our School. We strive for a better and sustainable world. We support our staff and students in pursuit of their personal goals, aimed at advancing the quality of their lives and that of their communities.
The academic endeavour of our School is inherently multidisciplinary and underpinned by a cluster of foundational disciplines comprising archaeology, biology, chemistry, Earth sciences, ecology, environmental sciences, geography, geology and marine science. This diversity of expertise and our world-class researchers enables us to offer a wide range of exciting and socially relevant teaching programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and produce job-ready graduates. The diversity and breadth of our academic expertise also fosters our research on national research priorities vital for future social, economic and environmental development and the well-being of Australia and the world.