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As a global university of technology, design and enterprise, RMIT brings unique capabilities to research through a transdisciplinary approach.
Our academic expertise, strong links to research partners and consideration of technological and social dimensions enables us to find solutions to critical problems impacting communities and the environment.
Research at RMIT aims to solve critical global problems and to deliver significant economic, social and environmental impact.
RMIT’s status as a global university of technology, design and enterprise is underpinned and reflected in the research work conducted by our academics.
RMIT has a reputation for excellence in high quality research and deep industry links.
RMIT’s focus as a global university of technology, design and enterprise is supported by a range of research hubs such as the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct and the MicroNano Research Facility.
RMIT University’s premier curated exhibition space for national and international artists.
RMIT shapes UN's New Urban Agenda with MOOC
RMIT has launched a first-of-its-kind Ethical Cities massive open online course (MOOC) at the UN global cities summit, to educate people around the world in ethical concepts and practice for cities.
RMIT designs technology to ensure structural integrity in construction
Researchers from RMIT's Rheology and Materials Characterisation Laboratory have collaborated with Unipod to improve quality standards in the building industry.
Media successes celebrated
Online gaming research and commentary on terrorism and US politics have proven to be winners at RMIT’s annual Media Star of the Year awards.
Water treatment technologies are a promising solution to growing fresh water shortages around the world, but to be sustainable the processing energy needs to be provided by renewable sources.
Sightlines: Filmmaking in the Academy
Sightlines is a two-day event that will focus on the developing field of filmmaking as a form of academic research.
Morbis Artis: Diseases of the Arts
Morbis Artis explores the radical conjunction between the biomolecular and the artistic, and the thin doorway between life and death housed within discourses of disease.