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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.
Sleep and movement: key to preventing chronic disease
Is sitting the new smoking? The health-effects of our sedentary lifestyles were discussed at the recent Evidence-Based Integrated Healthcare symposium hosted by RMIT University.
Having a conversation with the future – designing for impact
RMIT’s Design for Impact festival and accompanying international exhibition showcases flexible, intelligent systems that challenge design, the materials we use and the way we do things.
Jail no bar to equal justice for RMIT students
Criminal justice expert Marietta Martinovic has had an inside perspective of life behind bars for Australia’s burgeoning population of prison inmates.
Creating Impact: Effective Translation of Excellent Design Research
This is a three part event that will discuss how design research can create impact, explore pathways for effective research translation and examine ways to assess the quality of design research.
Understanding a design university using metrics
Finding the Front Door: Understanding a design university using metrics is a discussion group and workshop with RMIT's industry partners.
Launch of Automotive Historians Australia Inc.
To launch the new society Automotive Historians Australia, incorporated 10 June 2015 at a meeting in the Design Archives.