Working with us

We build lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships based on collaboration and a shared passion.

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Working together to solve big challenges

We work with a wide range of partners to help solve their challenges or find new opportunities. Depending on your needs, there are different ways that we can work together.  We could collaborate on a strategic research project. Or you could license our intellectual property and develop a product that gives your business an edge. As a partner, you’ll access the latest research, technology and infrastructure, including bespoke platforms. And you'll have our libraries, archives and museums at your fingertips.

We can also help you to access funding opportunities. A range of grants and schemes are available depending on your sector and your research goals.

Our expert researchers have deep knowledge across all disciplines, from engineering and health sciences, to economics, law and the arts. And your real-world experience, knowledge and resources will bring great value to our researchers. Together, we will solve your most pressing challenges.

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Ethics & Integrity

We are committed to responsible research at the University of Melbourne. We promote the highest standards of ethics and integrity in all research.

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Research infrastructure

Offering a diverse range of technologies and expertise, our network of platforms helps academic and industry researchers obtain trusted results

Professional development

Explore lifelong learning opportunities at the University. Your options include one-off seminars through to full-time graduate courses.

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Facilities & Resources

Discover the University’s facilities and resources. You’ll find rare collections, archives, museums and galleries, as well as digital expertise and technology platforms.

The intellectual robustness of UoM provides vital support to our mission to engage, inform and inspire audiences in regional Victoria through arts and culture.

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Director - Shepparton Art Museum

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Industry precincts

Industry precincts facilitate innovation by bringing together the very best minds.  Researchers, entrepreneurs and students mix with leading industry partners. Experts collocate and share ideas. And investors help identify and support the path to commercialisation.

Each precinct is purpose-built with the latest technology and facilities, with space for testing. This means we can fast-track research to bring new innovations to the market. Together, we can develop creative solutions to big challenges.

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Multidisciplinary research

At the University of Melbourne, we bring experts together to think deeply about complex issues. And to solve big problems.

The breadth of our research fields means that you can access knowledge and expertise across many disciplines. We can assemble a multidisciplinary group of experts to tackle your problem from different angles. And to reflect on the world in different ways. Because we know that great things happen when curious minds come together to solve the world's challenges.


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Discovery

Discoveries can be serendipitous. More often, they’re the result of painstaking work. Here are some discoveries from the University and its collaborators.

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Impact

Discover some of the impact arising from research by the University of Melbourne and its collaborators.

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Find an expert

Do you need an expert to help solve a challenge for your business or organisation or give insight to a current issue? Use the University's Find an Expert tool to search for the best researcher for the job.


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