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:

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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. Barbara Norman with natural disaster experts

    Researchers unite to respond to bushfire crisis

    Together with colleagues from the ANU and University of Wollongong, UC researchers hope to use their expertise to help the regions hit hardest by bushfires.

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  2. Professor Paddy Nixon profile photo

    University of Canberra announces Professor Paddy Nixon as new Vice-Chancellor

    The University of Canberra today announced Professor Paddy Nixon as the sixth Vice-Chancellor and President. Professor Nixon will begin his tenure in June 2020.

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  3. Naomi Dale, Andrew Barr and Garry Watson

    Research defines Canberra as a leading school excursion destination

    A report by University of Canberra researcher, Dr Naomi Dale, shows that Canberra is a leading school excursion destination in Australia, with 164,967 interstate school visitors in 2018.

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    Over $40,000 raised for UC Cancer Research and Recovery Fund

    Over $40,000 was raised for the UC Cancer Research and Recovery Fund at the 2019 Women’s Celebration Breakfast.

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