Research at RMIT aims to solve critical global problems affecting communities and the environment. We are focused on five specialist areas of strength.
We use our global presence, urban environment and community and industry connections to ensure our research makes a difference. Our focus on application and transformation is having a positive impact on communities and the environment.
Designing the future
An international leader in design research, RMIT academics work collaboratively across design disciplines.
Smart technology solutions
Researchers at RMIT are developing innovative solutions to complex technical challenges.
Improving health and lifestyle
Our academics undertake research in traditional and complementary medicine.
Sustainability and climate change challenges
RMIT’s whole-of-system approach tackles issues impacting our environment.
The future of cities
RMIT is developing solutions to the social and environmental challenges arising from our rapidly changing urban environment.
- Game thinking research showcased on international stage 03/10/2014RMIT research into the near future for games and entertainment has been showcased at key European forums.
- RMIT projects shortlisted for Premier’s Design Awards 27/08/2014From a collaboration with Circus Oz to a new digital survey platform, a range of RMIT projects are finalists in the Premier's Design Awards.
- Early career researcher wins Phillip Law Prize 19/08/2014A Senior Research Fellow at RMIT has been awarded the 2014 Phillip Law Postdoctoral Award for Physical Sciences.
RMIT Research and Innovation Plan