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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.
Nobel laureate inspires students on Bangladesh study tour
RMIT students have met with Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus during a study tour of Bangladesh, where they learned about the benefits of microfinance first-hand.
Meet Meagan Tyler: expert in feminist theory and gender inequality
Pop feminism and its failures have come under scrutiny in a recent book co-edited by RMIT’s Dr Meagan Tyler.
Ride your mind, not your bike
Controlling computer games with only your mind is a step closer thanks to the work of RMIT researcher Jens Stober.
The Politics of Remembering Violence
The Politics of Remembering Violence, Communication, Politics & Culture, Vol. 48 (special issue) and a war photographic exhibition by Bronek Kozka will be launched at RMIT's Design Hub.
CASR Occasional Seminar Series: From paper to the public
RMIT's Centre for Applied Social Research presents this special symposium on taking your research to the public and making an impact.
RMIT Gallery closure for essential building maintenance
RMIT Gallery will be temporarily closed for essential building maintenance, including restoration of air conditioning.