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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 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.
RMIT researcher brings light to Canberra
A biophotonics expert from an RMIT research centre has met with Prime Minister Tony Abbott during the annual Science Meets Parliament event in Canberra.
New Indian textiles dazzle at RMIT Gallery
A new exhibition at RMIT Gallery explores an overwhelming sense of Indian cultural identity manifested in the beautiful art of contemporary textiles.
Sea of 100,000 sunflowers blossoms in the Latrobe Valley
A sea of bright, leggy sunflowers is blooming across the Latrobe Valley as part of an innovative RMIT University project to rejuvenate unused vacant land and unite struggling regional communities.
New titanium alloys and scaffolds for biomedical applications
Titanium (Ti) and titanium alloys are increasingly used as metallic biomaterial in loadbearing implant applications.
Innovation without firms
Professor Jason Potts, Professor of Economics in the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University, presents "Innovation without firms"
Inside Inside/Outside Outside
Global Frictions: A Seminar Series hosted by the Centre for Global Research presents ‘Inside Inside/Outside Outside: Imprisonment and Detention as Political Exclusion’ by Dr Robin Cameron