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
Apply for a research masters or PhD
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.
Federation is bringing the best of its research together through its centres of collaborative and intensive research endeavour.
Research and innovation
Federation is committed to conducting pioneering research and translating discoveries into new opportunities.