National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life

University of the Sunshine Coast | University of Queensland | Department of Agriculture and Fisheries | Forest and Wood Products Australia

The National Centre is a joint venture between the University of the Sunshine Coast, University of Queensland, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and Forest and Wood Products Australia. It aims to be global leader in timber durability and design life research including coordinated research in timber durability and the development of a new cadre of timber research scientists. Research priorites include developing process-based predictive models for wood decay, and evaluating durability and durability enhancement of Australian commercial species, and new timber building products.

Organisation type
  • Queensland Government-funded collaborative research precinct
Number of research staff
Up to 20 research staff
Block A, The Ecosciences Precinct, 41 Boggo Road, Dutton Park QLD 4102

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