Our research strengths
Our schools are at the forefront of academic excellence and innovation. From building sustainable environments, creating forwarding thinking software and systems and making technological breakthroughs, discover how we’re shaping the future through our research.
Internationally recognised research
Deakin ranks in the in world’s top 100 of universities for computer science and engineering*.
Our strategic research institutes undertake large-scale, world-class research to address some of the world’s most complex issues, from fighting the war on waste to protecting our marine environment.
Centre for Cyber Resilience and Trust
The Centre for Cyber Resilience and Trust is empowering people, organisations and communities to thrive in a digital society.
Centre for Regional and Rural Futures
The Centre for Regional and Rural Futures contributes to the design of smarter technologies that provide innovative solutions to regional and rural productivity problems.
Centre for Sustainable Bioproducts
The Centre for Sustainable Bioproducts 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.
Deakin HOME brings together communities, not-for-profit organisations, industry and government to solve complex problems around affordable housing, homelessness and social inclusion.
Deakin Marine Research and Innovation Centre
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.
Research with us
We're ready to support your research journey. Join Deakin’s renowned multidisciplinary faculty and access world-leading facilities and research teams to solve some of the world’s most complicated challenges.
Dr Bipasha Kashyap is passionate about biomedical engineering. The wearable technology she developed during her PhD has the potential to make a real difference in people’s lives.
Anne Eicholtzer made the career switch from cosmetics to biodiversity conversation. Her PhD is opening doors for her future job prospects.
Industry and community partnerships
We’re involved in national and international projects, and are proud of our partnerships with industry, community and government organisations. Through our collaborations, Deakin’s Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment translates science, technology and environmental research into impactful solutions, new products and services.
As a Deakin researcher, student, or partner, you’ll have access to world-class facilities that support every aspect of your discoveries. From our $55 million state-of-the-art engineering precinct to Victoria’s most advanced marine laboratory, we have the resources you need to make an impact.
* ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2022