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. DNA illustration

    Gene editing: Placing citizens of the world at the centre of the discussion

    Researchers from the University of Canberra, along with their industry partner Genepool Productions, have won more than $430,000 in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding to enact and film the world’s first ‘global citizens’ deliberation’ on genome editing.

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  2. Making rehabilitation all about the patient

    Driven by her own recovery experience, a University of Canberra researcher wants to make the rehabilitative process for hip fractures, more patient-centric.

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    News in a pandemic: Australian trends in trust and consumption

    Researchers from the News and Media Research Centre at the University of Canberra reveal how Australians have consumed news about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    UC leading the charge in teaching Physical Education online

    A series of videos produced by Health and Physical Education students at the University of Canberra has attracted worldwide interest, as learning shifts online due to COVID-19.

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