Research institutes

Alfred Deakin Institute (ADI)

The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (ADI) is a leading humanities and social sciences research institute based at Deakin University, Australia.

We create cutting-edge knowledge about citizenship, diversity, inclusion and globalisation which informs scholarship, debate and policy.

Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²)

The Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²) collaborates with industry to act as a catalyst for change through the use of Artificial Intelligence. Our team contribute to the development of human-in-the-loop artificial intelligence and AI experimentation for sectors such as defence, health care, security, social media, advanced manufacturing and more.

Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM)

The Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) makes use of the University's strong research capability in materials science to tackle complex problems in the areas of energy, health, environment and manufacturing.

Institute for Health Transformation

The Institute for Health Transformation is a network of multi-disciplinary researchers working together to improve value, equity and impact in health and care.

Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI)

The Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI), formerly the Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR), contributes to the design of smarter technologies through the investigation and development of state-of-the-art algorithms and methodologies.

Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation

IMPACT aims to improve health and wellbeing by contributing to the understanding of the causes and impact of psychiatric, musculoskeletal, metabolic and other disorders.

Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN)

The Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) aims to improve health and quality of life using innovative, quality research, which seeks to significantly enhance health in Australia and reduce the rates of chronic disease.

The institute will provide excellent research that aims to accelerate the ideas we need to transform health and care in Australia and around the world.

Professor Anna Peeters

Inaugural Director, Institute for Health Transformation.

Strategic Research and Innovation Centres (SRICs)

Centre for Cyber Resilience and Trust (CREST)

CREST undertakes research into the theoretical foundations of cyber security. We develop innovative cyber security technologies by exploring the associated risks, governance and legal issues.

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Centre for Regional and Rural Futures (CeRRF)

The Centre for Rural and Regional Futures (CeRRF) contributes to the design of smarter technologies that provide innovative solutions to regional and rural productivity problems.

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Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development (SEED)

SEED focuses on addressing mental health issues and neurological disorders such as depression, eating disorders and disability through prevention and intervention strategies.

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Centre for Sustainable Bioproducts (CSB)

The Centre for Sustainable Bioproducts (CSB) develops new approaches to convert organic waste (biomass) into sustainable, high-value bioproducts, providing industry partners with the opportunity to test and innovate new processing techniques at a pilot manufacturing scale.

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Deakin Marine Research and Innovation Centre (Deakin Marine)

Deakin Marine Research and Innovation Centre – Deakin Marine – is Victoria's leading university-based marine centre. Our unrivalled research breadth and expertise drives transformational outcomes for ocean-based economies and the environment.

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Research for Educational Impact (REDI)

REDI will seek to be a leading national and international centre in educational research. Underpinned by strong equity principles, REDI has been formed around four distinctive programs that will address the key contemporary education issues.

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