The Asia@ RMIT project aims at providing a depository of research knowledge for researchers interested in similar topics. Information within the depository are categorized by country.
Some researchers look broadly at the Asian region or smaller regions within Asia as their research location.
RMIT based research focusing on Bangladesh includes an investigation into access to rural health facilities, and an analysis of the country's urban poverty reduction.
Hardly surprising is the fact that China is one of the most popular locations researched by RMIT academics and students.
A few researchers have focused on Hong Kong in their projects.
Research into India is diverse, ranging from a project examining remittances sent by persons from the Indian Diaspora, to another looking at Indian influence on the Australian fashion industry.
RMIT based research focusing on Indonesia includes a project looking at the Bali bombings to another examining Indonesian nuclear power proposals.
RMIT based Japan research ranges from a project examining strategic decision-making in Japanese trading companies, to a project investigating Japanese landscape architecture design.
There is at present one RMIT based research project focusing on Laos, which is examining the country's labour relations.
Pakistan is an area of developing research for RMIT staff. The small number of projects includes one on gender issues to one looking at IT-enabled Small to Medium Enterprises in Pakistan.
At present there is only one project focusing on the Philippines; the project looks at Managing Personal Information - Australian Companies Outsourcing to India and the Philippines.
Singapore has attracted the attention of a number of RMIT researchers, in part because of the University's significant teaching programs in that country.
Modelling student retention in higher education institutes is the focus of the sole project on Taiwan conducted by RMIT researchers.
Known as Siam until 1939, The Kingdom of Thailand is located in the heart of South East Asia, bordered by Laos, Burma, Cambodia, and Malaysia.
Given that RMIT University Vietnam is the Asian Hub of RMIT Melbourne, it is not surprising that increasing numbers of staff are investigating Vietnamese issues.