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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.
Celebrating our foundations
RMIT students and staff were asked to #shapeRMIT as part in a week of events that focused on celebrating the University’s past and future.
Join the fun
RMIT is celebrating its birthday in style, with events at its Australian and Vietnam campuses bringing together staff, students and alumni.
International award for 3D printing technology breakthrough
An RMIT research partnership that has developed fast 3D metal printing technology has won an international award.
Transition metal oxides for non-volatile memory
Transition metal oxides for non-volatile memory and neuromorphic-computing applications presented by Professor Robert Elliman from ANU.
Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability
Our aim is to ‘de-mystify’ design that is often perceived as an elitist, aesthetic object / technology-oriented discipline, or, as a field that attempts to provide resolutions, or ‘sell more stuff’.
Design Futures Lab 10x10 Symposium launch
The launch of the Design Futures Lab (DFL) 10x10 Symposium will include a panel discussion with DFL researchers and at least one visiting guest speaker with drinks to follow.