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As a global university of technology and design, 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.
Our researchers are finding solutions to everyday problems, such as treating pain with snail venom, combating noise, applying 3D printing to biomedics and exploring the poetics of place.
We’re attracting and developing the best people to drive our research efforts and make a difference. With a growing reputation for research excellence, the best and brightest research minds work at RMIT.
Research Institutes, Centres and Groups
RMIT is making a global impact in research through collaborations with local and international partners to deliver advanced multidisciplinary solutions.
We work across disciplines to conduct applied research focused on design innovation, improving health, developing technology and critical issues related to the future of our cities.
PhDs and other research degrees
RMIT has a reputation for excellence in high quality research and deep industry links.
RMIT University fosters excellence in research and scholarship, as it is this excellence which positions the university as Australia's premier university of technology and design.
With outstanding postgraduate research programs, strong industry links and international reach, RMIT's research has global impact.
RMIT’s focus as a global university of technology and design 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.
The Gallery presents fine art, design, craft, fashion, new media, technology and popular culture, with extensive public programs offering an enjoyable and social means of experiencing contemporary culture.
Mercy Sister’s research gives voices to women in sex trafficking
Mercy Sister Dr Angela Reed’s research on sex trafficking in the Philippines challenges existing preconceptions by giving a voice to the women subjected to it.
A global resource: the launch of the RMIT Art Collection Online
RMIT’s art collection has come out of the shadows, offices and walls around the university to reveal more than 1000 artworks in a searchable data base for students and researchers to explore.
RMIT Vietnam wins twelfth Golden Dragon Award
For the twelfth year in a row, RMIT Vietnam has been awarded the prestigious Golden Dragon Award for making significant contributions across Vietnam’s education sector.
High Performance Ductile Composites
Composites Activities in Bristol; High Performance Ductile Composites presented by Professor Michael R. Wisnom, as part of the Platform Technologies Research Institute's Distinguished Lecture series.
Resistance is Useless?
Featuring an all-star panel of experts, this discussion will consider the scope of global unlawfulness and focus on the actions of states and their agents.
Targeting disturbances in glial plasticity
A Health Innovations Research Institute seminar by Associate Professor Frederick Rohan Walker on a new pathway towards the improved treatment of CNS pathology.