Through research and innovation CSU aims to generate meaningful outcomes for industry, government, businesses and communities. We're making an impact regionally, nationally and internationally by contributing to the economy, to individual and societal wellbeing and to social and environmental sustainability.
The CSU Research Narrative outlines three interdisciplinary research spheres that encapsulate our activity. Research at CSU is supported by dedicated teams within the Research Office and Research Centres who provide expertise and advice on application development and grant administration.
The resources accessed on these pages provide a guide for CSU researchers through all phases of grant administration.
The University has adopted the following definition of research from the Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations (DEEWR):
The essential characteristic of research activity is that it leads to publicly verifiable outcomes which are open to peer appraisal.
Types of Activity include pure basic research, strategic basic research, applied research and experimental development. These are described below:
Contact the Research Office for more information on the definition of Research.