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. Two women sit at a desk on campus discussing their studies

    UC joins program to improve STEMM gender equity

    The University of Canberra is aiming for Athena SWAN bronze accreditation as it works to encourage more women into STEMM-focused education, research and careers

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  2. Sora Park and Sally Burford hold an iPad used in a study to see if mobile devices can help people with type 2 diabetes better manage and improve their health

    Mobile devices help manage diabetes: UC-led study

    A University of Canberra-led study has found iPads can help people with type 2 diabetes better manage and improve their overall health

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  3. Two pregnant women talking while using smart-technology devices

    Extra kilos equal extra risk in pregnancy: UC research

    A University of Canberra study of 15,000 expecting and new mums has linked increases in body mass index post-pregnancy to increased risks of complications for future pregnancies

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  4. A computer and keyboard in a dark room

    UC expert warns digital footprints leave trails

    University of Canberra internet safety expert Nigel Phair is warning Australians to be aware of their digital footprint and the risk it can pose to their privacy

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