Deakin Research

Our researchers make a positive impact on the lives and wellbeing of local and international communities through exceptional innovation and research.

Using our industry, government and institutional networks we continue to build our global research footprint, supported by world-class research institutes and strategic research centres.

Our focus

Deakin Research works across five key themes:

  1. Improving health and wellbeing
  2. Designing smarter technologies
  3. Enabling a sustainable world
  4. Advancing society and culture
  5. Building safe and secure communities

Our services

Building industry relationships

We hold a well-established track record for developing successful long-term partnerships within the industry, business and government sectors. 

From large enterprises and investors to innovators and entrepreneurs, our partnerships deliver commercially relevant research across a range of academic disciplines.

Find out more about industry and commercial partnerships

Study opportunities

We offer both doctoral and masters by research degrees, with flexible study options and scholarship opportunities. 

Find out more about our research degrees

Support for researchers

We provide support to our research staff in every aspect and at every stage of their career. 

Our guidelines for responsible conduct of research, grants and contracts, training programs, commercial partnerships and thinkers in residence all play an important role in building long-term, fulfilling careers.

Find out more about researcher support

Contact us

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research
+61 3 5227 2673
Email Deakin Research

Industry and commercial
General enquiries
+61 3 5227 1135
Email the commercial research team

Deakin University
Locked Bag 20000
Geelong Victoria 3220