Our research institutes make an impact around the world across industries and communities, and in the lives of individuals. Education, health, and theology and philosophy are their core research priorities, and all are founded on the principles of social justice and the common good.
Partnership and engagement with communities, governments, and industry is essential to create outcomes that are relevant and innovative, and have the greatest impact. We partner with other universities and researchers around the world who are expert in our priority areas. This strong international research network enables us to craft high-quality research and innovative solutions.
We build innovation-led relationships with partners from around the globe, collaborating to create real-world solutions to their real-world problems through significant research and development. We’re proud of these relationships and the impact we have across a broad range of industries, government and non-government organisations.
Our research engagement connects the dots between our community engagement and research activities. It’s important to consider the impact our research has on the wider community. Through research engagement, we collaborate with industry and the community to create high-quality solutions that solve complex problems and better the lives of others.
ACU has established the Dianoia Institute of Philosophy to achieve a world-leading position for philosophical research in the analytic tradition.Visit Dianoia
The newly opened Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (IHSS) will develop a vibrant research culture and continue ACU’s trajectory in the liberal arts – an area of strategic importance to the University’s mission and identity.Visit IHSS
The Symposium will begin with a public lecture by Prof. Tyler VanderWeele, of the Harvard University Human Flourishing Program. The lecture will take place at 17:30 on 17 September, in the Christ Lec...General event
Education Minister Tehan announced on 12 January, the successful ARC Linkage project for ACU, that Chief Investigator Professor Suzy Edwards, of the Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Educati...Research
Professor Claire Wyatt-Smith, Professor Bob Lingard and Dr Elizabeth Heck of the Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education (ILSTE) have developed a working paper for UNESCO under the Educa...Research
Diabetes is a National Health Priority area and the sixth leading cause of death in Australia. Currently 280 Australians develop diabetes every day – that is one person every five minutes. Type 2 Diab...Research
The Exercise and Nutrition Research Program (ENRP) is based at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. The ENRP is currently seeking applicants for...Research
Our very own Professor Herb Marsh (BA Hons, Indiana Univ, MA, PhD, UCLA; Dsc UWestSyd; HonDoc, Ludwig Maximilians Univ Munich) has presented his keynote address at the 2018 Australian Psychological So...Research
Upcoming publication on international perspectives on Innovation and Accountability in Teacher Education: Setting Directions for New Cultures in Teacher Education …Research
Parents frequently ask how to help their child make the most of digital technology in early childhood. In this …Research
Professor Vince Geiger, with Professor Chris Branson and Dr Jenny Martin, have been successful with an application for the research project Principals as STEM Leaders — building the evidence base for ...Research
The Trial of the GTPA was completed successfully in 2017. The Trial included the validation of the instrument, standard setting, moderation, and the setting of the cut-score (minimum acceptable level)...Research
Amid the big claims of big data, analytics, datification, and data mining, this article answers central questions for qualitative research. In the debates about the enormity and ubiquity of data in th...Research
Starting school for the first time can be stressful. Children are suddenly thrown into a foreign environment, juggling the pressure of learning new academic skills and establishing relationships with ...Research
New research has revealed people living in regional, rural or remote Australia are 90 per cent more likely to die from heart conditions caused by high blood pressure than people living in metropolitan...Media Release
This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democra...Research
We announced last month that Bryan S. Turner and Berna Zengin Arslan were the winners of the 2014 Sociological Review Prize for Outstanding Scholarship for their article Legal pluralism and the Sharia...Research
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