What are our solutions to global security threats?

No matter where people reside or work in the world, every citizen deserves to feel safe. From preventative approaches to complex global security threats to improving the reliability of autonomous vehicles, our researchers collaborate with industry and government to meet our security needs.

Find out more about our research in cyber security and discover how we're delivering positive and lasting impact for a better future.

Safe autonomous driving

Our researchers from the Centre for Cyber Resilience and Trust are developing new platforms and software to support self-driving technologies in vehicles of the future. Ensuring the secure exchange of information between vehicles is key to the success of this technology.

Australian pilot training safety

Australia’s first high-G centrifuge simulator, nicknamed CYCLONE, will safely train astronauts and pilots to cope with high levels of acceleration. The system was designed, built and tested by researchers at the Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation.

See how we’re building safe and secure communities

See how we’re building safe and secure communities

Find out how our researchers are integrating societal, behavioural, political and technological innovations to meet and surpass our security needs.

Work with world-leading experts

Whether you want to find a research supervisor, learn more about our academics, search Deakin staff, or partner with us – tap into the unrivalled expertise and established networks of Deakin’s world-class researchers.

A globally connected research community

Our breadth of research brings together Deakin’s collective expertise, technologies and resources to help drive positive change. Across our institutes and centres you’ll have unique access to industry experts and collaborators in your field.

Making cyberspace safer in Australia and beyond

Making cyberspace safer in Australia and beyond

The Centre for Cyber Resilience and Trust empowers people, organisations and communities to thrive in a digital society. With researchers from each of Deakin’s faculties, we work with more than 20 industry partners to develop innovative cyber security technologies.

The next generation of vehicle simulation

The next generation of vehicle simulation

The Institue for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation’s Motion Simulation Lab is home to a range of mobile and industrial robots. We have developed the haptically enabled Universal Motion Simulator, which represents the next generation of vehicle simulation.

Safety and security at our institutes and centres

Our experts work in strategic research centres to drive research innovation in key specialist areas. Our researchers are experts in their fields with access to the latest technology and purpose-built facilities.

Partner with us

With more than 500+ partnerships in 65 countries, working with Deakin means you’ll have access to our world-class facilities and a global network of experts and collaborators.

I do what I do because I firmly believe that cyber security is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century.

Professor Robin Doss

Director of the Centre for Cyber Resilience and Trust

Meet our research staff

Our world-class research teams are led by true innovators and experts in their fields. Discover what drives our researchers and what they hope to accomplish going forward.

Professor Greg Barton is researching the convergence of religion and politics, and the role that community development groups can play to stem extremism and violence.

Professor Michele Grossman leads research that informs both domestic and international policy-setting on countering terrorism.

Professor Robin Doss works to advance digital practices to protect against unauthorised data access and empower stakeholders to proactively respond to cybercriminal threats.

Explore our faculties and schools

Our researchers are working together to foster a collaborative research approach that unlocks new angles, solutions and ways of thinking. Learn more about the projects and world-class research being led by our faculties.

Contact us

We are committed to building resilient, vibrant and inclusive communities through innovative research. Find out how you can get involved for a brighter future.

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