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Research and creative activity

The Faculty offers opportunities for research and postgraduate studies in the following areas of research strengths:

  • communication, media studies, creative arts and writing;
  • literacy, numeracy and science education, learning technologies, early childhood education, teacher development, leadership and school improvement;
  • indigenous research methodologies applied in areas of health, education and social justice; and
  • practice-led research in music, performance and visual arts.

Research students can be confident that they will receive first class support and career-building research training. If you're looking for information about our supervisors and research interest areas, head to our Researcher and Supervisor Database.

Research centres

Our Faculty boasts one of the University's research institutes and many research centres. These centres provide the focus for research activity and a wide range of collaborations with other Australian and International research providers and research users.

The Faculty of Education and Arts is home to the following Research Centres:

Research news


All eyes on classroom camera

When you were in school, did you think your teachers had eyes in the backs of their heads? Now using the latest video technology the next generation of teachers are being trained to see the whole classroom.


Book Launch

CREATEC invites staff and the community to the launch of three new books written by researchers from the School of Communications and Arts.

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The Pushes and Pulls of Pedagogy - Maintaining effective early childhood practice

You are invited to participate in the latest forum by the Centre for Research in Early Childhood.

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Research support

We are committed to providing a high level of service to staff and students undertaking research activities through the functions of the Faculty Research and Higher Degrees Support Team.


Our research is centered around our areas of research strength; education and social community; areas of opportunity; and communications and the arts. Our researchers are involved in various local, national and international projects, which gives our students access to an array of knowledge and learning experiences.

Our current research projects include;

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