Research areas

Our global reputation enables us to attract world-leaders in key areas of science research.

Research areas

Biotechnology and biosciences

Biosciences researchers and specialists are addressing local and international issues in ecotoxicology, environmental and marine science, and microbiology.

Applied Chemistry & Environmental Science

Chemistry researchers actively collaborate and engage with other disciplines – supporting their own and each other’s research in the quest for real-world solutions.

Food science and technology

Food science researchers are tackling complex current and future challenges of the industry, including food safety, nutrition and quality.

Physics

Our physicists are focused on efficient solutions within real world contexts.

Computer science, information technology and software engineering

We specialise in key areas of data science, analytics, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and information retrieval.

Mathematical Science

Our researchers deliver high-impact and influential outcomes and collaborate with other national and international institutes, centres, groups and partners.

Geospatial Sciences

The largest academic group of its kind in Australia who are at the forefront of geospatial sciences development and implementation.

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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 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

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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 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.