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

Chemists click onto promising TB treatment
Researchers have stumbled across a promising discovery that could help to combat the current global tuberculosis pandemic.

Ocean predators protect humans from climate change risks
Sharks are the unlikely heroes protecting humans from the perils of climate change, Deakin University researchers argue in today’s publication of esteemed science journal Nature Climate Change.

Driving the global designs of cars through a new partnership
School researchers are involved in a new International Centre for Innovative Manufacturing through a new partnership with global car maker General Motors.

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