Deakin Research

At Deakin University, we're solving global challenges and making a positive impact on the world.

World-leading research

From economics and physical and mental health to molecular research and citizenship and globalisation, Deakin is well placed to provide world-leading research through high-quality, innovative facilities.

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Research matters

Our research is producing smarter technologies for business and industry, improving the health and wellbeing of local and international communities, supporting sustainable development and advancing education, citizenship and cultural understanding.

Become a research student

Join over 1700 research students in the Deakin community and you’ll enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and expert supervisors.

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PhD Xtra - Be Expert

Join the world’s best and brightest research professionals in our PhD Xtra program.

Deakin offers all higher degree by research students an enhanced learning experience through an individual, flexible learning program tailored by you.

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Graduate Research Academy

Enhance your discipline knowledge and develop the professional skills needed to push the frontiers of knowledge in your field.

Deakin’s Graduate Research Academy coordinates the research development of HDR students and academic researchers at all levels, providing opportunities to expand your skill set and continue your professional development.

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Research and industry

Our world-class R&D capabilities make a real difference to industries as diverse as health, engineering, machine learning, artificial intelligence, IT and renewable energy.

From big companies to small, we can help you grow your idea from a concept to reality, offering our expertise in a range of sectors and access to industrial scale infrastructure and funding and co-location opportunities.

Find out more about our research for industry

Deakin Invenio

Invenio unveils the exceptional innovation and research being conducted through our world-class research institutes and strategic research centres.

Discover our latest achievements and how we're building Deakin's global research footprint across the four key themes.

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Deakin partners with communities, industry and business in new ways, offering world-class research and solutions that make a real difference to people’s lives.

Professor peter hodgson

deputy vice-chancellor research


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