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.
Emeritus Professor Dudley Creagh received the inaugural Australian Synchrotron Lifetime Contribution Award, in recognition of his contributions to synchrotron science nationally.
A simulation of a typical nurse-patient interaction to demonstrate the process of patient care for an elderly or chronically ill patient has resulted in the development of a multifaceted videographic that may have far reaching benefits for the nursing profession.
At the first Write a Children’s Book in A Day workshop, the UC community came together to tackle the lack of reading resources in Papua New Guinea classrooms.
The University of Canberra’s Joanna Richards wants to empower advocates to better engage with policymakers.
Upcoming Research Events
The cause of acid rain was hotly debated for many years after its discovery in 1963. A lack of long-term or large-scale experimental data prevented action on this politically... Event details Acid Rain: A long and unfinished journey from discovery to political action
The deterioration in housing affordability and access to housing... Event details ACT's New Housing Affordability Strategy - Token response or will it work?