Research and Innovation - College of Business and Law

The College of Business and Law undertakes rigorous and evidence-based research that informs policy and business practice and supports action on business, ethical and social dilemmas. Our research is industry relevant and translatable, and we welcome opportunities for collaboration and partnership.

Research areas

Research in the College of Business and Law covers a broad range of business discipline areas, reflecting the activities of our Schools. Our cohesive and supportive environment provides support to our nationally and internationally established researchers, and nurtures our emerging researchers and postgraduate candidates.

The College has a number of research structures, established to concentrate capability and join-up interdisciplinary research expertise with the needs of Industry. These research structures are as follows:

Research structures

Behavioural Business Lab

We are a multi-disciplinary team studying business decision-making using psychological approaches.

Blockchain Innovation Hub

We are an interdisciplinary team working on cryptoeconomics, business strategy and adaptation to blockchain technologies

Business and Human Rights Centre (BHRIGHT)

BHRIGHT addresses the human rights impact of business through research, education, innovation and collaboration.

Centre for International Development

The Centre for International Development aims to be a global leader in international development research.

Centre for People, Organisation and Work

CPOW is a lively collaboration between passionate and engaged researchers committed to social justice.

Consumer Culture Insights Group

We conduct insightful and impactful consumer research to create solutions and develop frameworks that guide theory, policy and marketing campaigns. How can we help you?

Consumer Wellbeing Research Group

The Consumer Wellbeing Research Group is a multi-disciplinary group researching consumption behaviours and issues that facilitate or threaten consumer health, wellbeing and quality of life.

Cyber-Security Research Centre

The focus of RMIT CSRI is to develop a multi-disciplinary research centre relating to the organisational, human and technology aspects of Cyber Security.

Global Transport and Logistics Research Group

The Global Transport and Logistics Research (GTLR) focusses on developments that shape the future of transport and logistics operations.

Placemaking Economics Group

The Placemaking Economics Group is situated within the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing (EFM), RMIT University.

Enabling Capability Platforms

The College of Business and Law is also strongly aligned with the Global Business Innovation Enabling Capability Platform (ECP), which is of particular strategic importance to RMIT. Our researchers also have collaborations with other ECPs including Social Change, and Urban Futures.

Affiliates

The College is strongly affiliated with the Centre for Innovative Justice and, the Australian APEC Study Centre.

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The HDR journey in the College of Business and Law

Learn more on how the College of Business and Law supports its HDR candidates in their research training.

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Contact us

College of Business and Law Research Office: business.research@rmit.edu.au
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.