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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.
Meet Yoko Akama: Design research expert
Harnessing participatory design, Dr Yoko Akama is bringing her research expertise to the challenge of Indigenous nation building.
A panic-inducing chest tightness and shortness of breath are symptoms one in 10 Australians with lung disease suffers every day.
Blooming microflowers open new electronic frontiers
RMIT researchers have developed artificial microflowers that self-assemble in water and mimic the natural blooming process, an important step for advances in frontier-edge electronics.
Tackling the challenges of Idea Management
A lecture on Tackling the challenges of Idea Management by Jan van den Ende, a professor in the management of technology and innovation from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.
Time to Draw the Line: Justice in the Timor Sea
Join Janelle Saffin for this evening presentation to discuss the need for finding an acceptable solution on the issue of a maritime boundary between Australia and Timor-Leste.
Power to the People!
You are invited to become part of the process of this new Spanish exhibition, photocopying and stamping the artist’s work in the gallery and taking home posters to start your own art collection.