World-class research institutes

Our institutes have expertise across a breadth of specialist areas, creating opportunities and offering impactful solutions to complex global issues. We collaborate with industry, government and institutional networks to produce groundbreaking research.

Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation

Our leading humanities and social sciences research institute creates knowledge about citizenship, diversity, inclusion and globalisation.

Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation

Applied AI Institute

Digital hub where we use modern machine learning, deep learning and software engineering practices to make discoveries to advance knowledge and build systems that benefit society.

Applied AI Institute

Centre for Sustainable Bioproducts

We develop new approaches to convert organic waste (biomass) into sustainable, high-value bioproducts, allowing industry partners to test and innovate new processing techniques at scale.

Centre for Sustainable Bioproducts

Centre for Regional and Rural Futures

Contributing to the design of smarter technologies that provide innovative solutions to regional and rural productivity problems.

Centre for Regional and Rural Futures

Deakin Cyber Research and Innovation Centre

The centre empowers people, organisations, and communities to thrive in a digital society, ensuring safety and security for Australians online.

Deakin Cyber Research and Innovation Centre

Deakin Marine Research and Innovation Centre

The centre is Victoria's leading university-based marine centre delivering research solutions for a sustainable marine environment and blue economy.

Deakin Marine Research and Innovation Centre

HOME

Our research solves complex problems around affordable housing, homelessness and social inclusion.

HOME

Institute for Frontier Materials

Home to the world's most advanced carbon fibre and composite research facility, is pioneering a new generation of 'green' materials with extraordinary functionality.

Institute for Frontier Materials

Institute for Health Transformation

Our multi-disciplinary researchers work together to improve value, equity and impact in health and care.

Institute for Health Transformation

Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation

Our multi-disciplinary researchers working together to improve value, equity and impact in health and care.

Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation

Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation

Our research drives health reform by developing new responses to mental and physical health.

Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation

Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition

Our research improves health and quality of life in Australia and reduce the rates of chronic disease.

Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition

Research for Educational Impact

A connected, collaborative, and vibrant research centre that delivers education research that supports socially just, inclusive and equitable societies.

Research for Educational Impact

SEED Lifespan

A strong focus on addressing mental health issues and neurological disorders such as depression, eating disorders and disability through prevention and intervention strategies.

SEED Lifespan
 

Top 1% universities globally

 

100% Excellence in Research Australia

 

Top Australian uni for education research

 

World-leading carbon fibre facility

 

Australia's largest applied AI Institute

 

Victoria's most advanced marine lab

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To have the opportunity to work toward changing people’s lives with the research and technology that we develop across the whole Institute is a great privilege.

Alfred Deakin Professor Kon Mouzakis

Co-Director, Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute

Research from our faculties and schools

Our researchers are renowned experts in their field who unlock new angles, solutions and ways of thinking. Learn more about the projects and world-class research being led by our faculties.

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