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. The entrance to Parliament House at night

    Experts weigh up 15 years of anti-terror laws: UC seminar

    Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis Democratic Conversation, discussing Australia's anti-terror laws over the past 15 years and the Government's legislative agenda for the future

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  2. Dr Rob Stanton at his October 2015 graduation ceremony at Parliament House

    Top exercise science award for UC PhD grad

    A recent University of Canberra PhD graduate has received the 2015 Exercise and Sports Science Australia medal for his thesis on exercise and mental health

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  3. A person pays using contactless technology at a coffee shop

    Truth about contactless payments: UC report

    A University of Canberra security expert has found the relative safety of contactless technology is contributing to the growth of tap-and-go payments in Australia

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  4. People walk along a sunlit street

    UC expert helping build healthier cities

    University of Canberra health expert Rachel Davey has co-authored an article linking neighbourhood design, physical activity and diseases such as obesity and diabetes

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