Alfred Deakin Institute (ADI)
The Alfred Deakin Institute pursues research in a number of different areas.
Our researchers aim to understand the complex meanings of citizenship, social inclusion and globalisation, and investigate the implications of these forces in our lives and communities.
Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²)
The Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²) collaborates with industry to act as a catalyst for change through the use of Artificial Intelligence. Our team of research fellows, data scientists and software engineers contribute to the development of human-in-the-loop artificial intelligence and AI experimentation for sectors such as defence, health care, security, social media, advanced manufacturing and more.
Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM)
IFM makes use of the University's strong research capability in materials science to tackle complex problems in the areas of energy, health, environment and manufacturing.
Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation
IISRI, formerly the Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR), contributes to the design of smarter technologies through the investigation and development of state-of-the-art algorithms and methodologies.
Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN)
IPAN aims to improve health and quality of life using innovative, quality research, which seeks to significantly enhance health in Australia and reduce the rates of chronic disease.
Strategic research centres
Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics (PRaDA)
The Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics (PRaDA) focuses on discovery of patterns in large-scale data, with projects in areas as diverse as surveillance, social media and pervasive health.
Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR)
CPHR strives to improve health and wellbeing through the development of a strong interface between research, education and practice, and progressing innovations in research and teaching.
Centre for Innovation in Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Treatment (IMPACT)
IMPACT aims to improve health and wellbeing by contributing to the understanding of the causes and impact of psychiatric, musculoskeletal, metabolic and other disorders.
Centre for Integrative Ecology (CIE)
The Centre for Integrative Ecology (CIE) focuses on creating a sustainable world by investigating the fundamental question of how life reacts to change on both short and long-term scales.
Centre for Sport Research (CSR)
CSR aims to use and promote sport and exercise as a vehicle to create healthy communities, and build governance and management capacity to support participation and involvement in sport.
Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation
CSRI undertakes research into the theoretical foundations of cyber security. We develop innovative cyber security technologies by exploring the associated risks, governance and legal issues.
Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research (QPS)
QPS strives to improve health and wellbeing through the development of a strong interface between research, education and practice, and progressing innovations in research and teaching.
Centre for Regional and Rural Futures (CeRRF)
The Centre for Rural and Regional Futures (CeRRF) contributes to the design of smarter technologies that provide innovative solutions to regional and rural productivity problems.
Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED)
SEED focuses on addressing mental health issues and neurological disorders such as depression, eating disorders and disability through prevention and intervention strategies.
Centre for Molecular and Medical Research (CMMR)
Through the combination of medical and biomolecular research programs, the Centre for Molecular and Medical Research (CMMR) aims to improve health and wellbeing.
Research for Educational Impact (REDI)
REDI will seek to be a leading national and international centre in educational research. Underpinned by strong equity principles, REDI has been formed around four distinctive programs that will address the key contemporary education issues.