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

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News

  1. Dr Kim Simoncini stands on the UC Concourse with colourful Duplo blocks raining around her

    UC researcher helping build education in PNG

    A University of Canberra academic has put the call out to Canberrans to donate Duplo for Papua New Guinea classrooms

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  2. Professor Sudha Rao speaking at the Well

    UC cancer expert talks research at the pub

    University of Canberra’s Professor Sudha Rao has used a Scientist at the Pub event to open up about her work and inspiration

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  3. University of Canberra research has identified the major factors that influence a family to agree to, or decline, deceased organ donation

    Mums key to organ donation decision-making

    Research by a University of Canberra academic has found that women play a crucial role in the decision to donate a deceased loved one’s organs

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  4. A posed photo shows a male in the foreground standing over a woman crying in the background

    Domestic violence fraught content for media: UC research

    University of Canberra researchers have added their voices to a report into the media’s handling of domestic violence and find there’s room for improvement

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