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Top 1% of universities globally

 

Top 1% of universities for global research impact

 

Rated 5 stars for our world-class facilities, research and teaching

 

Our globally connected research community spans 50+ countries

 

Home to 15 research institutes and centres

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Our research impact

Guided by our five impact themes, we bring together different schools of thinking to help us solve some of the biggest, most complex global challenges. This application of shared knowledge keeps people at the centre our research.

We have a strategic focus on developing tangible outcomes for society, culture and the economy. With access to the best people, places and ideas, we create positive impact for our local and global communities.

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Advancing society and culture

Building safe and secure communities 

Improving health and wellbeing 

Enabling a sustainable world 

Designing smarter technologies 

Advancing society and culture

Advancing society and culture

Our research helps strengthen society, culture and the economy through creative, contemporary and intercultural approaches to education, the arts and business.

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Building safe and secure communities 

Building safe and secure communities 

From strengthening community resilience to the development of cutting-edge cyber security, our cross-disciplinary research builds ethical and innovative solutions to global security problems.

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Improving health and wellbeing 

Improving health and wellbeing 

Improved health and wellbeing underpins the success of any society, and at Deakin, we’re driving research that impacts lives – globally and locally – in meaningful ways.

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Enabling a sustainable world 

Enabling a sustainable world 

Sustainable outcomes guide our research from idea to solution and application.

We protect and manage our land, air and marine ecosystems; use innovative resource management technologies; and support the transition to sustainable energy solutions.

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Designing smarter technologies 

Designing smarter technologies 

We’re developing practical technology with ethical foundations to support a sustainable, progressive society.

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Research highlights

Research highlights

Deakin’s renewable energy microgrid a step towards carbon neutrality by 2025

Deakin’s renewable energy microgrid is providing substantial returns through research, teaching and learning opportunities. It’s also a core element in Deakin’s pathway to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025.

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Making it easier to employ refugees with a user-friendly guide for Australian employers

Making it easier to employ refugees with a user-friendly guide for Australian employers

Deakin researchers have launched a first-of-its-kind guide to help Australian employers hire refugees and asylum seekers. The guide forms the flagship project of Deakin University’s Centre for Refugee Employment, Advocacy, Training and Education (CREATE).

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Transform-Us! Moving and learning for long-term health

Transform-Us! Moving and learning for long-term health

Developed by experts from Deakin’s Institute of Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Transform-Us! is a whole-of-school approach to physical activity promoting movement throughout the day. This world-first program is designed to re-frame the way children learn by moving more and sitting less.

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