Choose Federation for research

Receive academic support, professional development and industry connection opportunities to make an impact with your research.


Our research at or

above world standard

Our research excellence

Federation University research rated 80% at or above world standard out of fields of research submitted to the 2018 ERA assessment.

See our ERA rankings

Graduate Research School

Your Federation University research journey starts here with a higher degree by research.

Begin your research journey

Women in research

Federation is committed to supporting gender equity within the University.

Learn about women in research

Research priority areas

Our research is organised into three broad, cross-disciplinary research priority areas:

Health and wellbeing

Developing the best prevention, treatment and care for bodies and minds.

Society and the environment

Understanding and managing the world we live in, from the constructed to the natural.

Virtual, digital and computational environments

Exploring, analysing and creating our new reality through innovative technologies.

Research centres

Federation is bringing the best of its research together through its centres of collaborative and intensive research endeavour.

Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation

Harnessing the power of big data and technological innovation.

See more about CeRDI

Health Innovation and Transformation Centre

Transforming the future health and wellbeing sector.

See more about HITC

Future Regions Research Centre

Conserving, protecting and transforming our regions.

See more about FRRC

Research and innovation

Federation is committed to conducting pioneering research and translating discoveries into new opportunities.

The research and innovation team

This team leads our research strategy and supports our researchers in their vital work.

Meet the team

Contact us about research

For research enquiries or to find an expert, get in touch with our research and innovation team.

Contact us about research