Men and the clean eating movement
UC research finds men post more about clean eating on social media than womenRead more about this slide
Stopping the spread of invasive plants
UC-led, world-first study shows biosecurity could stop the spread of plant pathogensRead more about this slide
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, focusing our research on some of the big challenges facing our society and the world.
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Research for the future
The University of Canberra is riding a wave of success across its research areas and with significant new projects underway, there’s a growing sense that our research is making a difference in the world around us.
Read about the high-quality work being delivered by our world-leading and emerging researchers in a variety of fields.
Students studying optometry at the University of Canberra will put their skills into focus in a brand-new state-of-the-art laboratory on campus
The University of Canberra has continued to rise in the world rankings, leaping ahead to sit among the world’s top 300 universities, according to the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings
The Repair Café at the University of Canberra is driven by a researcher’s desire to change people’s relationship with clothing, by imparting fast-disappearing needlework skills.
University of Canberra political scientist Dr Michael de Percy's new book argues for road reform.
Upcoming Research Events
Shifting the culture and educational futures of Indigenous students requires a seismic shift across multiple layers (institutionalized policies, historic practices, cultural mores and professional as well as personal and... Event details Shifting paradigms: placing Australian Indigenous educational endeavours on new footings
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Measure and Monitor Streambank Impacts of Wild Horses in the Australian Alps
Thousands of wild horses inhabit the Australian Alps’ national parks and, while there are strong mixed feelings about their presence, one thing is certain; they damage sensitive ecological systems.... Event details Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Measure and Monitor Streambank Impacts of Wild Horses in the Australian Alps