Research Development

Empowering researchers to create change for a sustainable future

Southern Cross University is committed to supporting the development of our researchers, research students and research administrators to excel throughout their career. We continually strive for research excellence, ensuring our research is shaped through stakeholder engagement, driving national relevance and global impact. Our researchers continue to secure funding from nationally competitive schemes and industry, which supports our growth and underpins our collaborations, publications and research training.

Research Development - mechanical engineering workshop

Our range of programs and initiatives are continually evolving. They support the career development of researchers at any stage and throughout the lifecycle of research projects.

Our approach to research development is people-centred, and encompasses three domains:

Staff and current students can access these opportunities and more through our Research Launchpad.