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Faculty Research Centres

Faculty of Arts and Design

The Centre for Creative and Cultural Research (CCCR)

The Centre for Creative and Cultural Research brings together staff, adjuncts, research students and visiting fellows who work on key challenges within the cultural sector and creative field. A central feature of our research concerns the effects of digitisation and globalisation on cultural producers, whether individuals, communities or organisations.

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The News and Media Research Centre (N&MRC)

The News and Media Research Centre undertakes research which monitors the impact of digital media technologies on society. We assess the continuing influence of media content in shaping the way we communicate with each other and understand the world around us, particularly in relation to key issues such as health and the environment.

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Faculty of Health

The Centre for Research and Action in Public Health (CeRAPH)

The Centre for Research and Action in Public Health (CeRAPH) undertakes a number of exciting and diverse research projects.

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SYNERGY Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre

Synergy brings together academic and clinical researchers practitioners and educators in health, in particular in nursing and midwifery, in a collaborative and synergistic environment. In this partnership between the University of Canberra and ACT Health we will undertake research with direct relevance to clinical practice and provide practical solutions to real world problems.

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Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics

Inspire Centre for ICT in Education

Inspire is a hub and network that applies innovative design thinking approaches to learning, communication and collaboration.

The Education Institute

The Education Institute enhances the quality of education and training through research and evaluation projects as well as short courses for professionals throughout Australia and overseas.

The Australian Institute for Sustainable Communities

The Australian Institute for Sustainable Communities (AISC) aims to contribute to sustainable social, cultural and economic development by providing research and professional development services to communities, government and the private sector.

National Centre for Forensic Studies

National Centre for Forensic Studies (NCFS) develops and delivers enhanced education, training and research opportunities to benefit partner agencies and the wider forensic science community.

The Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions

The Centre for Research in Therapeutic Solutions (CResTS) aims to identify and develop novel drugs by studying the molecular mechanisms of specific diseases.

The Institute for Applied Ecology

The Institute for Applied Ecology (IAE) contributes to the understanding and improved management of species, communities and ecosystems in Australia and internationally, with particular reference to the effects of human activity.

STEM Education Research Centre

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education Research Centre focuses on innovations in technology and mathematics education research.

Human-Centred Technology Research Centre

The Human-Centred Technology Research Centre endeavours to perform world-class research that puts the human user at the centre of the technology development.

The Mathematics and Statistics Research Centre