Research and innovation
We champion research that helps communities flourish and shapes the world we want to live in. Our research activities cover:
- Resilient People
- Flourishing Communities
- Sustainable Environments
We engage in strategic, applied research focusing on significant matters in society. We work with industry partners, professions, and our regional communities.
Higher Degree by Research (HDR)
We offer many Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programs. Browse our doctorates by research and masters by research courses.
Indigenous research support
We support Indigenous staff and students to undertake research, including Higher Degrees by Research
Find an expert
Our experts can provide opinion, analysis and media commentary on their specialist subject.
Partner with CSU
Through research partnerships, we connect business and academia to make better products, services and systems that help communities flourish.
CSU research output
Our open-access digital archive includes journal articles, conference papers, books, chapters, and creative works.
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation
A collaboration between CSU and the NSW Department of Primary Industries, which aims to increase profitability in the grain and livestock industries, reduce natural resource degradation and support a sustainable economic future for agriculture.
National Wine and Grape Industry Centre
A collaboration between CSU, the NSW Department of Primary Industries and the NSW Wine Industry Association undertaking research in grape and wine science.
Institute for Land, Water and Society
Undertaking integrated environmental, social and economic research, including regional development, rural social issues, and Indigenous business and cultural heritage.
Public and Contextual Theology
Undertaking research in faiths and culture, theory and praxis in public and contextual theology, religion and society, and scripture and social ethics.
The AgriSciences Research and Business Park (AgriPark) works collaboratively with international agricultural companies, agribusinesses, food producers and innovative businesses to tackle complex global issues.
CSU expert features
See the latest CSU research and innovation, opinion pieces, and achievements.