Research @ Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University is a dynamic university with a vibrant and innovative research program that focuses on issues that are both regionally relevant and globally significant. We work closely with industry, the government sectors, and our community to fulfil this program.

Addressing the national research priorities with a high level of research excellence is high on our agenda. Clearly the outcomes of the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) in 2018 attest to the outstanding quality of research undertaken at Southern Cross University.

Southern Cross University's research framework allows for the strategic and sustainable growth of our research enterprise and sets a solid foundation to extend our research capacity over the coming years. Our involvement in the Athena Swan pilot program demonstrates our commitment to ensuring we retain our high performing individuals.

We welcome exciting new partnerships, high-quality research students, and innovative researchers to become part of our research journey.

Professor Mary Spongberg
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)
Southern Cross University


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Recent news highlights featuring our researchers

Research services

Finding and applying for research funding

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Future and current Higher Degree Research students

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Research data, controls, ethics, integrity, funding & staff