Welcome to the Media Centre

Welcome to the University of Canberra media centre - an area of the website dedicated to journalists. Here you'll find the latest news from the University, contact details for our expert academics and everything you need to know about our helpful communications team.

If you can't find what you need, give us a call.

Latest releases

23 Jul 2014 New deal to boost Australian defence research
The University of Canberra, along with 19 other Australian universities, has signed a new partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) at the Australian Department of Defence to strengthen defence research.
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22 Jul 2014 Music on song to help disadvantaged children: UC research
Regional disadvantaged children could be in tune for a brighter future thanks to a music education program led by a University of Canberra education researcher.
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18 Jul 2014 New measure of biodiversity to help conservation efforts
An international group of researchers has developed a new method to measure biodiversity using family trees that will help pinpoint areas that might need to be prioritised for conservation. In a paper published today in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, a team of US and Australian researchers explains how by using phylogenetic analysis – which looks at the genetic connections and relationships between species –, they were able to look at biodiversity at a deeper level.
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17 Jul 2014 New $16m Sporting Commons opens its doors at UC
The University of Canberra’s new $16 million Sporting Commons, including new headquarters for the University of Canberra Brumbies, ACTSport and sports studies teaching and research facilities, will be officially opened by Acting Chief Minister Andrew Barr TODAY
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Latest Articles from Monitor

the University's online newspaper.

FirefightersUC research helps firefighters keep cool

A University of Canberra PhD student is exploring the chronic effect that heat exposure has on firefighters and how to improve recovery practices

Duke Duke to duel for Commonwealth Games crown

UC commerce alumnus Duke Didier will compete in judo at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

TeacherTraining UC awarded over $1.45m to train teachers

A University of Canberra-led project has received more than $1.45m from the Australian government to develop a national mentoring program for math's and science teachers

Sowing Seeds Student sows seeds at Chelsea Flower Show  

UC design/landscape architecture student travels around Europe as part of horticulture scholarship

MelissaBreenSprint star is UC's first athlete in residence 

National record-holding sprinter Melissa Breen is the University of Canberra's first athlete in residence

WellbeingRegional wellbeing critical to Australia's future: UC report

University of Canberra researchers share results of first Regional Wellbeing Survey that looks at the quality of life in rural and regional Australia


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