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About SERF

Class on a field trip studying invasive weeds at SERF

SERF overview

General information on the Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF). It provides an outline of the onsite facilities available to staff and students, how to subscribe to its newsletter and the goals and future directions for SERF.

Accessing SERF

Provides the access regulations, access forms and maps required in order for QUT staff and students to conduct research, field trips and other educational activities at SERF.


Outlines how the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is committed to engaging and communicating with the Samford community about its research, teaching and learning programs at SERF.

Solar panels on SERF barracks' roof

Annual reports and awards

Annual reports featuring SERF research, statistics and information about educational activities and events at the facility, as well as details on previous winners of the yearly Dr EN Marks Sustainability Awards.

Contact us

Details on the Institute for Future Environments (IFE) staff members responsible for the operation and management of SERF.