School of Applied Sciences


The School of Applied Sciences has a strong reputation for research and teaching in fundamental science and advanced molecular technologies.

We are one of RMIT's top performing research schools. Our research strengths include: nanotechnology and advanced materials; computational modelling; industrial, medicinal / natural product, food and polymer chemistry; environmental chemistry and biology; plant biotechnology; environmental and medical microbiology; and occupational health and safety. We deliver high-quality teaching programs and innovative research that addresses 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda, while inspiring students to pursue careers in science.

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  • Drug Detection in Sport 21/08/2014This lecture looks at drugs in sport and the technology that enables compounds to be identified - making analytical scientists crucial to modern sporting events.
  • Science in the City 22/09/2014The School of Applied Sciences is offering students, parents and teachers the opportunity to visit our state-of-the-art learning laboratories.


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