Research areas

Our researchers carry out internationally recognised research, and engage in knowledge transfer, in strategic targeted areas that have demonstrable relevance to, and impact on, communities, industries and regions served by the University, and beyond.

We conduct globally-recognised and locally relevant research in the following areas:

  • Animal and human health
  • Arts
  • Business and economics
  • Business and organisation ethics
  • Ecology and biodiversity
  • Education
  • Educational pedagogy
  • Energy economics
  • Engineering automation and robotics
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Geotechnology
  • Health
  • History and politics
  • Human ageing
  • Human movement
  • Indigenous and cross-cultural studies
  • Information technology
  • Languages
  • Leadership
  • Machine learning and bioinformatics
  • Mass communications
  • Mathematics
  • Multimedia signal processing
  • Networking and communications
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Optimisation
  • Performance development
  • Psychology
  • Public sector management
  • Science
  • Social policy
  • Sports science
  • Technology and education
  • Visual and fine art