Why choose Deakin?
Research with impact
Do you believe in the power of a great idea to change the world for the better? At Deakin, not only do we believe, but our researchers are making a positive impact on the lives and well-being of people - not just in Australia, but around the world - through world-class innovation and research.
Using our industry, government and institutional networks, we're striving to build on our global research footprint.
To help us achieve this, we're seeking the best and brightest research candidates from around the world.
Deakin recognises that to be a global university, we need to make innovation and collaboration our core business, growing our research capacity. We are proud to be able to provide our research students with access to world class facilities, a network of academic supervisors who are leaders in their fields, and a large range of research disciplines.
Our strong commitment to research can be seen in our excellent performance in the latest round of the Australian Research Council's "Excellence in Research for Australia" (ERA) rankings.
About research at Deakin
Deakin offers research across a broad portfolio, in areas such as advanced materials, biotechnology, built environment, ageing and chronic illness, citizenship and globalisation, intelligent systems, natural resource management, physical activity and nutrition, education, and social and mental health. We are proud to be making a difference to local and global challenges through research in disciplines such as these.
Deakin's research footprint is highlighted by two Research Institutes and 14 Strategic Research Centres, which pool expertise and resources into world-class concentrations of research. Many high-calibre research projects are also undertaken directly within the four faculties, where facilities and expertise provide outstanding environments for researchers.