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DVC Research

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (DVC Research) is responsible for research; research training; partnership with industry and end-users to enhance research and maximise research impact; community engagement; international education and partnerships; government relations; Indigenous engagement, and is a member of the Vice Chancellor's Leadership Team.

Research Institutes

We are committed to creating new knowledge that can be applied for the betterment of our communities - both global and local.

Research is a key pillar of our University Strategy 2030, as such we have launched three new research institutes.

Operations of the Graham Centre; National Wine and Grape Industry Centre; and Institute of Land Water and Society have now ceased. These centres are transitioning into the Gulbali Institute.


The innovation precinct in the heart of the Riverina dedicated to research, curated collaboration and sustainable production.

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Research Integrity Unit

The Research Integrity Unit promotes the responsible conduct of research and teaching. The Unit provides advice on aspects of research integrity and supports the University's ethics and compliance committees.

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Southern NSW Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub

We're a consortium of nine regional partners including primary producers, Indigenous, industry and community groups, researchers, entrepreneurs, education institutions, resource management practitioners and government agencies.

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Australian Centre of Christianity and Culture

The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture (ACC&C) is an ecumenical body reflecting the faith background of approximately 61 per cent (13.5 million) of the Australian population. The Centre is located on a five hectare site on the edge of the Parliamentary Triangle in Canberra.

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Yindyamarra Nguluway

Yindyamarra is the Wiradjuri word for respect. Nguluway, the Wiradjuri word for meeting.

Yindyamarra Nguluway is a place where peoples meet: a non-partisan space where discussion is encouraged and civil disagreement is welcomed.

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PVC Research and Innovation

Research Office

The Research Office facilitates achievement of the University's strategic priorities in research and research training, including"

  • management of Higher Degree by Research candidature
  • research grants
  • contract management
  • specialist research support services
  • research analytics and reporting
  • professional development and skills training
  • policy leadership

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The University works collaboratively on many projects with all levels of government and industry, and has formed research groups in areas of specific strength and interest.

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PVC First Nations Engagement

The Office of Indigenous Engagement has direct oversight of:

  • the Indigenous Education Strategy
  • institute-wide activities to enhance advancement of Indigenous staff
  • establishing a framework of structures, processes and relationships to ensure effective engagement and incorporate Indigenous perspectives into all aspects of University life.

The Office also works to advance Indigenous research output and the scholarship of Indigenous learning and knowledges. They do this by building engagement between Charles Sturt University's research and Indigenous Communities.

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