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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.
Research aims to stem road carnage in Vietnam
A new study by researchers from RMIT Vietnam has uncovered surprising attitudes towards road safety in one of the world’s busiest cities.
Let’s make RMIT even better
RMIT is inviting everyone to join the conversation on how the University can plan for success over the next five years.
Art alumnus takes home top award
PhD graduate Dr Susanna Castleden has scooped the Linden Art Prize with a series of cartography-inspired pieces developed during her doctoral research in RMIT's School of Art.
The Unexpected Turn - Conversation and conversion
Disciplinary perspectives, like language barriers, can limit the conversion of significant research into outcomes with wider relevance.
I am a material boy living in a material world
Professor Calum Drummond, in his Inaugural Professorial Lecture, shares his insights into the fascinating world of materials.
Inside Inside/Outside Outside
The Global Frictions Seminar Series, hosted by the Centre for Global Research, presents ‘Inside Inside/Outside Outside: Imprisonment and Detention as Political Exclusion’ by Dr Robin Cameron.