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:

Research enquiries

Professor David Cahill
Associate Dean (Research)
03 5227 1299

Master of Science (Research)

The first course of its kind to be offered at Deakin, this course comprises a unique combination of coursework and research, and provides the ideal pathway between undergraduate study and a doctoral degree.

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

Eureka award for Ecosystem Red List researchers
The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team, led by Australian researchers, has received one of the nation’s most prestigious science awards - a 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Award.

Deakin University to create Centre for Rural and Regional Futures in Griffith
Deakin University has announced it will establish a new research centre in Griffith to ensure vital research for the Riverina, the nation, and the globe will continue to be driven from the region.

The Undersea World of Daniel Ierodiaconou
Deakin's Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou could be Australia's 21st century answer to legendary French undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau.

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