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The University of Tasmania was founded 125 years ago, making it Australia’s fourth oldest university. UTAS has strong links with universities, research institutes and industry across the globe. In 2012, UTAS research was ranked well above world-standard (Excellence in Research for Australia) in the following research fields: clinical sciences; analytical chemistry; geology; oceanography; ecology; evolutionary biology; plant biology; forestry sciences; agriculture; and land and farm management. This disciplinary excellence is representative of a strong research culture across all UTAS faculties, schools and institutes. With campuses located in Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Sydney and offshore, UTAS offers a vibrant and international experience, with students and staff enjoying a strongly supported academic environment, outstanding campus facilities and social and cultural activities. While maintaining a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity as the sole university in the state, UTAS programmes and research are international in scope, vision and standards. Research is integral to UTAS’ identity and sense of purpose, and it is this strength combined with a rich heritage that guarantees the greatest achievements are still to come.