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 and Innovation plan

The University of Canberra is a young university with fierce ambition. Our continued success in research and education has been internationally recognised, resulting in UC becoming the world's fastest rising university in the nation and the world (QS, 2019).

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News

  1. Journalists

    The future of regional journalists revealed

    New research from the News and Media Research Centre at the University of Canberra has found that social media and a lack of resources are impacting on the work of regional journalists.

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  2. Family playing in park

    Architecture award goes to UC designed park

    The revamp of Eddison Park, co-designed by a UC researcher, has received a top architecture award at the AILA awards.

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  3. Space-bound tech with wide-ranging earthly impact

    The University of Canberra has received a new grant for commercialising its research to help astronauts mitigate some of the debilitating effects of weightlessness – technology which also holds amazing promise for people on earth, from athletes to the elderly.

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    DNR Australia 2020: Australia wants impartial and independent news

    The News and Media Research Centre has released the findings of the Digital News Report Australia 2020 – revealing that Australians want impartial and independent news.

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