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

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Our Research

Our Research

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)

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

Indigenous research support

We support Indigenous staff and students to undertake research, including Higher Degrees by Research

Find an expert

Find an expert

Our experts can provide opinion, analysis and media commentary on their specialist subject.

Partner with CSU

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

CSU research output

Our open-access digital archive includes journal articles, conference papers, books, chapters, and creative works.

Research Centres

Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

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

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

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

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.

Research impact

CSU's collaborations with businesses and the community are addressing issues of deep social significance, informing policy and supporting people and communities to flourish.

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AgriPark

AgriPark

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

CSU expert features

See the latest CSU research and innovation, opinion pieces, and achievements.