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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Become a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidate and make a world of difference.

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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. Gait study

    App to prevent falls focus of UC PhD study

    A PhD student at the University of Canberra is aiming to develop a smart phone app that can help the elderly anticipate potential falls

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  2. Student-led health services celebrates milestone

    Student-led health services celebrates milestone

    The University of Canberra’s student-led clinics based on campus are celebrating their third anniversary at the Health Hub

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  3. Prepare or pay: dementia rates to soar

    The cost of dementia in Australia is set to rise to $36 billion a year by 2056 according to new University of Canberra modelling

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  4. Professor Ross Thompson and Dr Jane Lubchenco ahead of the 2017 Krebs Lecture

    Obama’s advisor shares report card on ocean’s health: UC lecture

    Advisor to former US President Barack Obama and one of the USA's leading thinkers on ocean health, Jane Lubchenco delivered the 2017 Krebs Lecture

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