Our ambition is for the University to strengthen its reputation as a place where students and academics come to do the highest quality research in the context of trying to address the difficult questions and major challenges that presently exist in the world.


At the leading edge of discovery, understanding and impact through research


  • Attract the best researchers from around the world and nurture research careers
  • Advance research success through targeted investment, enhanced cross-disciplinary partnerships and a renewed emphasis on translation
  • Increase opportunities for students to engage with research culture and activity
  • Support cross-disciplinarity, innovation and collaboration through the purposeful development of a network of precincts which bring together researchers and students with research partners