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. University of Canberra Professor Sudha Rao

    UC launches new cancer therapeutic company

    The University of Canberra has established a new start-up company to commercialise a novel approach to prevent the recurrence of metastasis, with an initial focus on breast cancer.

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  2. Richard Nicholson at the University of Canberra

    Paralympic medallist named UC’s 2016 Athlete in Residence

    Five-time Paralympian and three-time medallist Richard Nicholson has been named the University of Canberra’s athlete in residence for 2016.

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  3. Nia Southwell holds a Pilates pose, with her legs extended up at a 45 degree angle on a cushioned mat.

    UC stretches to uncover an answer on back pain

    A majority of Australians will suffer back pain during their lives, Master of Physiotherapy student Roopika Sodhi is investigating if Pilates exercise can bring long-term relief

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  4. Dr Peter Copeman sits at a desk in his office

    Pitching the pitch a winner for UC expert

    University of Canberra senior lecturer, Dr Peter Copeman, has seen his research on delivering a thesis presentation become a hit

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