Research for the future
Through strategic collaborations, our researchers work across disciplines affecting the breadth of society, in areas such as digital health, advanced manufacturing, materials or artificial intelligence, through to sustainable development, social sciences, arts, education, business and law
Research and industry
Immersed within a community of distinguished experts, Deakin has the flexibility, skills and knowledge needed to steer the industries of tomorrow.
Combined with pioneering initiatives we have embedded structures to create a birthplace of new ideas, fertilised in optimal conditions to reach full bloom.
Become a research student
Join over 1700 research students in the Deakin community and you’ll enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and expert supervisors.
Discover research at Deakin
Research at Deakin is divided into five themes that together advance knowledge, better humanity and preserve our planet.
Designing smarter technologies
At Deakin, we’re developing practical technology with ethical foundations to support a sustainable, progressive society.
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.
Advancing society and culture
We’re helping to strengthen society, culture and the economy through creative, contemporary and intercultural approaches to education, the arts and business.
Enabling a sustainable world
Our research is underpinned by an objective for sustainable outcomes.
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.
disruptr is a Deakin University research-centred platform. Inspired by our wide breadth of expertise, disruptr content encourages conversation by highlighting the impact our research has had, the many questions it may raise and the potential it holds for the future.
Support for researchers
Deakin Research provides support for our researchers in finding, applying and managing research grants, awards and prizes. Deakin Research also provides supervision and training for its research students.
Deakin is committed to creating an environment in which research is always conducted in accordance with the highest ethical standards.
Find a researcher
Deakin researchers bring a world-class depth of knowledge to their subject areas. Find a researcher that closely aligns with your area of interest.
Research at Deakin is purposeful and directed, allowing for collaborative and innovative solutions to take place.
From rural towns to untouched wetlands, inspiration can be found anywhere, and with anyone.
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