Research publications

View a variety of research publications from Deakin University.

Deakin research institutes

Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute

The Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²) transforms industries and improves lives by developing and implementing safe, effective uses of AI and exploring new frontiers in AI research. The Institute has a mission to build AI systems that benefit Australian industries and society, including critical areas such as health, security, manufacturing and aged care.

Download the 2020 A²I² annual report

Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation

The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (ADI) creates cutting-edge knowledge about citizenship, diversity, inclusion and globalisation that informs scholarship, debate and policy. Our mission is to understand complex social issues associated with globalising processes through innovative, mixed-method multidisciplinary research.

Download the 2020 ADI annual report

Institute for frontier materials

Institute for Frontier Materials has a vibrant, internationally flavoured research culture. We seek to carry out research for the benefit of society by re-designing materials for a circular economy and by imparting materials with extraordinary functionality.

Download the 2020 IFM annual report

Institute for Health Transformation

The Institute for Health Transformation (IHT) at Deakin University brings together the expertise of more than 200 researchers in determinants of health, obesity prevention, health economics and quality and patient safety to address the key challenges facing our health systems.

Download the 2019 IHT annual report

Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation

The Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI) contributes to the research and development (R&D) of robotics, haptics, and human machine interfaces. IISRI has more than 80 researchers who use their R&D to provide practical solutions to real world problems and develop commercial-ready products and services.

Download the 2019 IISRI annual report

Institute for Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation

IMPACT officially launched as an Institute in December 2019, merging two Deakin University Strategic Research Centres: the Centre for Molecular and Metabolic Research (CMMR) and the Centre for Innovation in Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Treatment (IMPACT).

Today, IMPACT is made up of a diverse team of over 200 researchers, led by Director Alfred Deakin Professor Michael Berk and Deputy Director Professor Ken Walder.

Download the 2019 IMPACT annual report

Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition

The Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) is a world-leading research institute committed to improving health and quality of life. It aims to reduce the rates of chronic disease through nutrition and physical activity research excellence while fostering the next generation of research stars.

Download the 2020 IPAN annual report