Research facilities

During your research degree, you'll be connected with world-class research facilities. This includes everything from technology platforms and specialised lab equipment to bespoke research precincts and study spaces.

Along the way, you’ll be supported by highly skilled experts to complete your research.

Discover the research facilities available to graduate researchers.

Equipment and platforms

Our equipment and research platforms help to get results you can trust. Our platform technologies range from advanced microscopy and cultural informatics to metabolomics and health economics. And our platform technologists offer expertise on everything from defining the best method to analysing the data.

Explore our equipment and platforms

Industry and research precincts

When you’re early on in your research career, forging new connections is important. Being near to other researchers, in and outside of your field, can encourage innovation and lead to future research and work opportunities. And when you conduct your research with us, you’ll be in the heart of Australia’s leading scientific and cultural precincts.

Learn more about industry precincts

Research places

Depending on your research topic, you may base your studies at one of our campuses, nearby hospitals or affiliated institutes.

Each place of research offers programs that are tailored to your discipline. This means you can shape your experience to get the results you need. You might choose to do your research:

Study places

Our campuses offer dedicated spaces for learning and research, as well as unique places to socialise, share ideas, relax and stay healthy. Learn more about campus life.

Study spaces

As a full-time graduate researcher, you can access a workspace and desk.

Part-time graduate researchers will have a workspace and, at least, shared use of a desk. There are also many comfortable and inspiring places to study across our campuses.

The Graduate Centre

The Graduate Centre at our Parkville campus includes a variety of study spaces as well as computer labs, lockers and meeting rooms. You can obtain 24-hour access to the centre.

Contact the Graduate Student Association for more information.

Library study spaces

The University's libraries all have study spaces, computers, rooms and group study spaces.

The Baillieu Library has dedicated study spaces for graduate students. It also has four graduate study rooms, which can be booked for two-hour periods.

Faculty study spaces

Many graduate schools and academic departments also have dedicated study spaces available to you.