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. UC researcher awarded $1.3 million grant for bush medicine-based scabies treatment

    The grant will enable the University of Canberra’s Dr Jackson Thomas and his team to roll out further trials of the new treatment.

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  2. Research Results

    Research at UC 'well above world standard'

    The University of Canberra’s research disciplines deemed to be above and well-above world class has more than doubled in less than three years, according to a recent government assessment of research excellence.

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  3. Evolution of Canberra: Blessing or curse? UnCover event series launch

    Evolution of Canberra: blessing or curse? Join a panel of UC experts to uncover the pros and cons of Canberra's rapid rise. UnCover launch event, 28 March, 6.30pm

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  4. Image of an algorithm in the making

    Algorithm to shape the world we live in

    University of Canberra Assistant Professor of Engineering Dr Shahid Hussain ihas invented a new method for Multi Objective Optimisation called the Equitable Fuzzy Sorting Genetic Algorithm (EFSGA), which contested well-established algorithms NSGA-II and III.

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