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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.
PhD candidate wins prestigious Western Australian art prize
An RMIT PhD candidate has won one of Australia’s richest sculpture awards, the $30,000 Bankwest Art Prize.
Researchers explore benefits of free public WiFi
The Victorian free public WiFi initiative is an unknown commodity but the potential benefits could be great for all Victorians, according to RMIT researchers.
Research helps urban poor adapt to changing climate
The urban poor in Vietnam need support from authorities, community organisations and the community itself to better adapt to the impacts of a changing climate, RMIT research has found.
Amino acid transport as a target to treat type 2 diabetes
A Health Innovations Research Institute seminar presented by Professor Stefan Broer.
How To Play In The Gameful World
Talk, Q&A and bring-your-own-design-challenge workshop, plus your copy of The Gameful World book.
New titanium alloys and scaffolds for biomedical applications
Titanium (Ti) and titanium alloys are increasingly used as metallic biomaterial in loadbearing implant applications.