The School of Fashion and Textiles engages in research and scholarship to address critical questions of our time and to speculate on future conditions for a sustainable urban orientated world.The School’s research community innovates through design, technology and enterprise within five research streams and in the Centre for Materials Innovation and Future Fashion (CMIFF). Research and scholarship enriches the teaching and learning environment, and the School works in collaboration with practitioners, industry partners, community groups, government agencies and academia, and across RMIT.
Research streams in the School of Fashion and Textiles.Research streams
RMIT’s School of Fashion and Textiles offers both PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) and Master degrees by research.Postgraduate research
Postgraduate Research Conference
The School of Fashion and Textiles Graduate Research Conference (GRC) and Practice Research Symposium (PRS) are conducted each semester.
Attend the GRC and PRSPostgraduate Research Conference
The School of Fashion and Textiles research staff are internationally connected and are leaders in their fields.People
Collaboration and partnership
Collaboration and partnership is at the core of the School's research philosophy and we work extensively with external practitioners, industry partners, community groups, government agencies and academics, both nationally and internationally.
Research is undertaken with companies including
- Defence Material Technology Centre
- Defence Science Institute
- Victoria Police
- Australian Wool Innovation
- CRC Wound Management
- Zenith Interior and Zhik Australia
- Bruck Textile Group
- Bekaert Deslee Australia
- Virgin Australia
- Melbourne Fashion Festival.