Research impact

Discover the world-class research and state-of-the-art facilities at Deakin.

Using Deakin's world-class facilities and technology, our researchers discover innovative solutions to real issues facing the world, from developing sustainable new materials for industry to addressing major healthcare issues. Research at Deakin is divided into four themes that together advance knowledge, better humanity and preserve our planet.

Improving health and wellbeing

Covering the broad spectrum of health, Deakin research is helping to improve the health and wellbeing of people all around the world.

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Designing smarter technologies

Be it robotics, big data or composite materials, Deakin researchers are solving 21st century problems with the aid of cutting-edge, smart technologies.

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Enabling a sustainable world

Deakin research is driving outcomes that provide solutions to global environmental and sustainability issues.

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Advancing society and culture

Deakin’s strong research focus on contemporary histories, heritage, society and international development is achieving global outcomes.

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Do you want to accomplish research with impact? Become a research degree student at Deakin and gain access to our world-class facilities, expert supervisors and global networks.

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