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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.
Pushing the boundaries of 3D printing and construction
RMIT researchers have been stretching the boundaries of the role of 3D printing in building and construction.
Investigating the stories behind the scars
The impact of hidden scars has been explored in an extraordinary study by RMIT PhD researcher, Dr Lee Kofman.
Breaking down community barriers with art
RMIT Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow Dr Grace McQuilten says inequity comes from various complexities involving social structures, economic systems and opportunity.
Cloud Manufacturing - a new paradigm for manufacturing businesses
This Platform Technologies Research Institute presentation will discuss the two types of Cloud Computing adoptions in the manufacturing sector that are changing the way the industry works.
The aspirations and realities of labour in pension fund governance
Johanna Weststar presents ‘The aspirations and realities of labour in pension fund governance’
Lecture by Jago Dodson
Professor Jago Dodson presents ‘Improving the health of male, site-based construction workers: a social ecological perspective’