World-leading Research

Whether you want to work in academic, scientific or public research, take your advanced project skills into industry, the public sector, the creative industries or beyond, or would like to take up the chance to conduct your own unique research in your chosen field, a research degree provides you with the training and supervision to achieve your goals.

Research degree candidates are driven by naturally inquiring minds, or a passion to solve problems and advance humanity. A research degree gives you the opportunity to conduct your own, unique research, create new knowledge and become an expert in your field.

Researcher Spotlight

Disengaged Students - Jeff Thomas

My research examines brain stem cells, to find ways to push them to repair the damaged brain. We are trying to find a treatment for major neurodegenerative diseases.

Food, technology and the community

Good Decisions on Food - Adeola Bamgboje

Food, Media and the Public - Michelle Phillipov

Why research at UTAS?

$129m
Research income in 2013-14

16/21
Research fields rated above world standard
by the Australian Research Council in 2012.
> 400
Global research partners & collaborators

Thinking with impact