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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.
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, 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.
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.
Diwali festival illuminates RMIT
Diwali, the Indian festival of light, was celebrated with traditional colour and flair at RMIT for the sixth consecutive year, adding to the university’s proud history of cultural celebration.
RMIT Europe wins EU Horizon 2020 research funds
RMIT Europe has been named a partner in a €2.5 million research project as part of the EU Horizon 2020 (H2020) research and innovation funding scheme.
Our strategic plan to 2020
In March, #shapeRMIT was created to invite the entire RMIT community into an open conversation about the University’s future – and thousands rose to the challenge.
CIPS Research Impact Industry Night
Join us to celebrate the end of a successful year with the Centre for Integrated Project Solutions (CIPS)!
Refuge(e)s in the cities
The Centre for Global Research invites you to this two-day international symposium 'Refuge(e)s in the cities: Post-conflict trauma, gendered violence and social inclusion'.
Resilience and Territorial Cohesion
RMIT Visiting International Fellow Professor Simin Davoudi is presenting a public lecture on 'Resilience and Territorial Cohesion: Complementary or Contradictory Concepts?'