Our researchers are involved in collaborative research projects with partners within the University, the legal profession, the business community, governmental and non-governmental organisations.

Research within the School focuses on organizational planning and strategy, corporate governance and law, user-centred design of information and communication technologies, migration and money, as well as a range of regulatory issues covering labour law, privacy law and transnational regulation.

Researchers in the school produce quality research authoring and contributing to books, leading refereed journals and conferences. Our researchers are involved in collaborative research projects with partners within the University, the legal profession and business community as well as with governmental and non-governmental organizations around the world. The School has a diverse group of research students from Australia and abroad.

The School hosts interdisciplinary seminars that include the Business, Society and Law series, Asia@RMIT (together with the School of Media and Communication and the School of Global Studies, Urban and Social Studies), and the Qualitative Interest Group.

The Centre for Innovative Justice is a leading expert in therapeutic, restorative and other innovative justice strategies and through research, publications and clinical education contributes to addressing the issues that bring people into contact with the justice system.

Research Committee

The GSBL Research Committee comprises the Deputy Head, Research and Innovation as well as the HDR Coordinator and a number of academic staff representing the various disciplines of the school. Two HDR student representatives, one Business and the other Law, ​are also members. The committee meets quarterly. 

Our reseach programs

Study type Program name Location Code  
Research Master of Business (Business & Law)

Melbourne City



Research PhD (Business)

Melbourne City



Research PhD (Law)

Melbourne City



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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations 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.

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