Facilities and capabilities

ACU is home to state-of-the-art research facilities, emerging technologies, and advanced learning spaces that could take your research to the next level.

Research platforms

Our world-class research platforms and advanced learning spaces are available to our research students and academic and industry partners for research, training, consultancy or co-location.

Shared Hub in Nutrition and Exercise

ACU's Melbourne campus is home to advanced health research technology and expertise in metabolic diseases, nutrition, biomechanics and neurophysiology.

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Blacktown Exercise Sports and Technology Hub (BEST)

BEST is a state-of-the-art health and physical activity research and teaching facility with a range of specialist tools in bone imaging, exercise physiology, and biomechanics.

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Advanced learning spaces

Enhance your learning experience by making the most of the advanced learning and teaching spaces spread across our campuses.

  • Early childhood teaching room
  • Literacy teaching laboratory
  • Science teaching laboratory
  • Maths teaching laboratory
  • Media hub (video and radio production studios)
  • Pottery and ceramics studio
  • Visual arts studio
  • Art and music rooms
  • Art gallery
  • Drama studio
  • 60m2 Environmental Chamber
  • High-fidelity paramedicine simulation spaces
  • Physiotherapy simulation spaces 
  • Nursing simulation wards
  • Anatomy laboratory
  • Simulated apartment
  • Midwifery simulation lab
  • Moot courts

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Join us on campus

Our campuses are spaces for collaboration, education, and knowledge creation. We have seven national campuses and one international campus in Rome, Italy.

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Research support

When you conduct research with ACU we'll support you with the teams and services you need to achieve your goals.

Research community

Our interdisciplinary research community brings together world-renowned experts, leading research groups, and like-minded collaborators.

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Our campus libraries are powerful tools for teaching, learning and research, offering access to quality resources, information and training.

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Research services

From identifying funding sources to publishing your findings, our research services teams are ready to support you throughout your research journey.

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Study a research degree at ACU

A research degree is your opportunity to deeply investigate a topic that interests you and develop skills that open up new possibilities for your career and future.

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Collaborate with us

As an enterprising university, ACU delivers value to partners through collaborative, sustainable and mutually beneficial partnerships that deliver impact driven research and innovation.

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