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.

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News

  1. Some of the presenters, dignitaries and organisers at the Fiji Projects and Initiatives Seminar. Photo: Neelam Singh

    UC researchers channel the Pacific spirit of ‘talanoa’ at Fiji Projects Seminar

    Showcasing the University of Canberra’s projects and initiatives across Fiji, the event celebrated mutual exchange and enrichment.

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    New laboratory opens students’ eyes to world of optometry

    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

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    UC records major jump in prestigious world rankings

    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

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  4. Needle skills are being lost in a modern age where fast fashion is the order of the day.

    Reap what you sew: UC's Repair Cafe is all about textile sustainability

    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.

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