Research projects

The School of Science supports an active industry-based research program with state-of-the-art research facilities.

Science HDR project list

Our project list is a comprehensive guide of research projects available to students wishing to apply for a Science Higher Degree by Research. Before applying for a HDR degree, use the list to find a project matching your skills and interest.

Postgraduate research programs

See our full list of programs.

The Australian Technology Network Doctoral Training Centre located at RMIT trains graduates in mathematical or statistical techniques, modelling methodologies and communication and business skills for future employment in Australian industry.

International opportunities

  • RMIT has a joint relationship with the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Mathematical and geospatial sciences PhD candidates who complete their program under this arrangement spend time studying in both Melbourne and the Netherlands and graduate with a double badged qualification.
  • We have partnered with the Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR) in India for a joint research program to foster collaborations with leading research institutions in India to achieve research excellence and innovation. AcSIR works in conjunction with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the largest research and development organisation in India.

How to apply

Find a scholarship

Past theses

For past theses and links to the full publications please visit the RMIT Research Repository.

Contact us

If you have an inquiry about studying a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) in our school, please contact the relevant HDR Coordinator

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