• To serve the public good by contributing internationally peer-reviewed research approaches and outcomes to the study of climate adaptation and animal behaviour that are relevant to the community (e.g, fire management, environmental weeds, disease transmission, species range patterns, land use modelling, environmental health).

  • To encourage the transition of non-research active staff to research-active staff in the next five years as the result of a vibrant academic community through activities of the proposed FRC for Climate Adaptation and Animal Behaviour.

  • To increase research income and the number of research collaborations in climate adaptation and animal behaviour by 20% over the next five years.

  • To increase the number of PhD students at Flinders University working in the area of climate adaptation and animal behaviour by 20% in the next five years.

  • To increase the number of ERA Rank A* and A publications by Flinders University academic staff working in the area of climate adaptation and animal behaviour by 20% in the next five years.

  • To increase the number of funded post-doctoral research positions in the area of climate adaptation and animal behaviour by 20% in the next five years.