Research partners

RMIT University

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise, ranked in the top 20 universities under 50 years old in the world. World-class people, leading edge resources, collaboration with industry partners and multi-disciplinary approaches are just a few of the trademarks of research at RMIT, which boasts almost 90,000 students and campuses in Australia, Vietnam, a centre in Barcelona and research and industry partners on every continent. One of Australia’s original tertiary institutions it is a world leader in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies. 

All REDI researchers will spend a year at RMIT in Melbourne and all positions involve RMIT supervisors.

As Doctoral Student at RMIT you will be able to benefit from a wide range of training and mentoring opportunities including:

– The PhD Up program offering a huge range of workshops, seminars and short courses to build research knowledge and skills, including research writing, publishing, research methods, ethics, project management and careers (see more at:

– RMIT PhD Online Modules, designed specifically for PhD students, including Researching your literature review, Writing a research proposal, Choosing where to publish, Writing for Publication, Research Integrity, etc.

– RMIT Creds, RMIT’s Digital Credentials Platform, which includes over 80 credentials covering a wide range of topics such as Understanding Responsible Research and Innovation, Academic Integrity Awareness, Emotional Intelligence, Diversity Matters, Agile Ways of Working, Why Gender Matters, Cross Cultural Communications, etc. (see more at:;

– The e-Grad School, the online learning modules of the Australian Technology Network (ATN) of Universities’ covering a multitude of transferrable skills such as Critical and Creative Thinking, Leadership and Communication, Entrepreneurship, Research Commercialisation, Public Policy, etc.

– The RMIT Mentoring platform also gives you access to mentoring from trained professionals and experts, including:

o Career Mentoring – career guidance from industry professionals from all disciplines and global locations.

o Women@RMIT Mentoring – career guidance from industry professionals who are committed to gender diversity and equality in the workplace (especially for female students in male dominated industries)

o Pride Mentoring – a chance for students who identify as LGBTIQ+ to receive professional and social guidance from industry professionals who also identify as LGBTIQ+ or are familiar with the additional challenges these groups face in the workforce.