Our Research Focus

The University of Canberra has a collaborative, innovative and dynamic research culture, with a focus on producing high-quality and high-impact work that makes an early and significant difference to the world around us.

We aim to deliver breakthroughs and be globally competitive in the main areas of:

Research Foundation Plan

The University of Canberra aims to be recognised as one of Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions, focussing our research on some of the big challenges facing our society and the world.

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Research Insights

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Digital Treasures

Digital solutions that show the true depth of cultural collections with associate professor Mitchell Whitelaw.

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News

  1. Peter Radoll congratulates Valerie Caron and Fiona Dyer on their grant for the waterhole project

    UC project to save Central Australian waterholes

    A new project is underway to rehabilitate damaged waterholes and culturally significant sites for Central Australian communities

    More on UC project to save Central Australian waterholes
  2. A bush landscape with a large gum tree in the foreground and a rocky hill behind

    Fewer homes among the gum trees, new research warns

    The habitat of almost all of Australia's iconic eucalypts will be declining within a generation according to new climate change research led by the University of Canberra

    More on Fewer homes among the gum trees, new research warns
  3. New clinical school promised for UC

    Labor promises new clinical school for UC campus

    A re-elected Labor government will fund a new nursing and allied health clinical school at the University of Canberra

    More on Labor promises new clinical school for UC campus
  4. The finalists for the University of Canberra Three Minute Thesis in a group shot, prior to the start of competition

    Sport recovery, safe food, asthma…all in three minutes

    Postgraduate students have put on an evening of edu-tainment for the University of Canberra final of the Three Minute Thesis

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