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 and groups
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
Centre for Smart Analytics
Smart solutions for smarter, more resilient communities and industries.See more about CSA
Centre for New Energy Transition Research
Preparing for the new energy of tomorrow, today.See more about CfNETR
Collaborative Evaluation and Research Group
Supporting innovative research and evaluation to create a transformative impact.See more about CERG
Find an expert
Our researchers and academics are available for media comment in their fields of expertise, and for research supervision and examination.View find an expert
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