CQUniversity's research efforts and activities align with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) and through international collaboration and research, we review comparative approaches and develop international best practice on tackling the SDG’s.

Our academics are not only editors on academic journals but also leaders of discipline-specific associations. These roles expose them to international developments and the ability to have dialogue around developments in their discipline field.

Involvement with academic journals and associations aligned with SDG's in 2022

View the sample below of some of the research activities and efforts undertaken by CQUniversity academics in 2022.


Research Excellence

Our applied research focus is oriented towards real-world outcomes, with the purpose of providing solutions to challenges and identifying new opportunities for advancement in our regions and beyond.

In 2018, this research focus saw CQUniversity achieve Excellence in Research Australia (ERA  results of ‘at’, ‘above’ or ‘well above’ world standard in 22 categories of research including Mathematics, Psychology, Nursing, Agriculture & VET Science, Horticultural Production, Environmental Science, Biological Science, Zoology, Engineering, Medical & Health Science, Human Movement and Sports Science, Information and Computing Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Public Health & Health Services and Specialist Studies in Education.