Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment Research

Research within the faculty seeks to broaden our impact, partnerships, innovation and ensure that what we do is focussed on issues that reflect our surrounding environment.

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment is deeply committed to research partnerships both within the university as well as with colleagues in other universities, industry and in government. Our research aims to strengthen the evidence base of learning, infusing innovation and ideas into our teaching and making a difference to the communities we serve.

Research within the schools

Our research is conducted within each of our four schools. To find out more about research themes, our researchers, projects and general information, please visit a school:

Information for research students

Find information about completing a research degree within the faculty as well as resources, information and support for current students.

Research news

Deakin research saves Antarctic fish from wastewater fate
The findings of a Deakin University PhD student investigating the impact of wastewater on fish in Antarctica has contributed to a major new environmental initiative to protect the continent from pollution.


New research to realise the sensor 'pipe dream'
A novel sensor is set to help extend the operational life of energy pipelines by decades.


Dullness an advantage when it comes to survival - at least for birds
In the bird world of parenting, it is a matter of survival of the dullest, according to new international research led by Deakin University.

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