The Centre takes a truly collaborative approach to ensure that the most up-to-date and accessible research outcomes are achieved. The Centre has formal linkages with:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (Australia) (CMUA): CMUA has access to an impressive list of American experts and practitioners whose research and interests are relevant to the aims and objectives of the Centre.
  • The Lowy Institute for International Policy: The Lowy Institute is Australia’s leading international affairs think-tank with particular strengths in areas relevant to the activities of the Centre.
  • Nankai University, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) : Flinders University and the CASS have worked collaboratively in the past through a short-term academic exchange between the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and CASS.
  • Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group: Present collaborations with DST include the Joint Operaiton Analysis Division's Modelling Complex Warfighting (MCW) and our support with MCW Strategic Research Initiative 'Modelling Complex Human Systems'.
  • Office of International Coordination: The Office of International Coordination (OIC) as part of its State Development Division, has been established to ensure the State has an integrated and strategic approach to its international activities that align with South Australia’s policy priorities.
  • Australian-American Fulbright Commission: The Australian-American Fulbright Commission is a non-profit organisation, established in Australia through a binational treaty between the Australian and United States governments in 1949 under the auspices of the United States Educational Foundation in Australia (USEFA).  Flinders University was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Political Science by the Australian-American Fulbright Commission following a national, competitive selection process for the years 2011-2016.
  • Defence SA: Defence SA is South Australia’s lead government agency for all defence matters and the nation’s only stand-alone state defence organisation.
  • Consulate General of the United States – Melbourne
  • Public Affairs Section, the Embassy of United States, Canberra
  • Young Australians in International Affairs: Young Australians in International Affairs is an Australian not-for-profit think-tank commited to fostering the next generation fo Australian analysis, perspectives and leadership in international affairs and foreign policy, and to building the high calibre leaders necessary to navigate Australia's future in the Indo-Pacific Asian century.
  • OpSys: a multi-disciplined team built around the core aim of improving your business, offering a range of IT solutions including cyber security.

How to partner with us:

CUSAPS offer a range of exciting opportunities to partner with us including:

  • Funding or co-funding applied research – the Centre’s researchers are available to assist in research opportunities, ranging from fully independently funded, through to joint funded and publicly funded options.
  • Sponsoring the Centre – offers access to the Centre’s high quality research.
  • Providing in-kind support – range from the supply of staff through to the provision of vital services for the Centre.
  • Collaborating on events, publications and visit programs – the Centre will work collaboratively with sponsors to maximise their involvement.
  • Reviewing, commenting or providing advice – the Centre is available to conduct short-term consultancies to provide practical and rigorous advice on issues relating to its principal research interests.

For further information, please contact the RDO (Research Development Officer) to discuss options for your partnership.