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. Dr Janine Deakin poses for a profile photo in a garden at the University of Canberra

    UC’s Tassie devil expert joins eminent expert list

    University of Canberra genetics researcher Dr Janine Deakin joins the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts

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  2. Primary schoolers and UC students combat obesity

    Primary schoolers and UC students combat obesity

    Budding graphic designers from the University of Canberra have teamed up with Giralang Primary School students to combat the rise in overweight children

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  3. Members of the CURF team celebrate the recent birthday of their group

    Planners ponder people, place and prosperity: UC forum

    Canberra Urban and Regional Futures has called for social cohesion to be included in future urban planning decisions at its 2016 Annual Forum

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  4. Dr Dennis McNevin sits at a fume-cupboard in his genetic ancestry lab

    $60k grant to bring UC’s DNA ancestry lab a step closer

    New funding will help work get started at a genetic laboratory being established at the University of Canberra, to allow police to create face-fits out of DNA left at crime scenes

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