Quality research, which is bold and transformative, lies at the heart everything we do. It informs our teaching, our advocacy, and our advice to governments and industry. Our researchers are solving pressing issues facing educators, while driving change for society-wide benefits. Their work has a global reach, while still being practically applicable in local classrooms.
Research centres and hubs
Learn about the inspiring work done by the Graduate School's numerous research centres and research hubs.
Break new ground and contribute to the future of education by studying a research degree.
Find information and useful resources for current and future graduate research.
Discover the wide variety of research projects underway across the Graduate School.
MGSE Industry Reports
Discover our series of MGSE Industry Reports, which identify and address problems in the education sector.
Report #1 - Those who disappear
This report focuses on the young people across Australia of compulsory school age who, for multiple reasons, are not participating in a school or an education program of any type.
Report #2 - Future-proofing students
Future-proofing our students so that they will have the skills to negotiate and thrive in increasingly complex global workplaces is a challenge for all educators.
Report #3 - Natural disasters and pandemics
This report presents an overview of research outlining effective approaches to the promotion of student and staff wellbeing during periods of emergency and recovery.
Report #4 - Defying Deficit
The context and imperatives for this Industry Report arise from the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic where we had to rethink what we regard as being ‘normal’ in early childhood education and schooling.
Report #5 - Career Changers
Career-change teachers are increasingly viewed by governments around the world as part of a solution to complex problems relating to teacher shortages, especially in schools serving socio-economically marginalised communities.
Report #6 - Keeping it human
This report outlines strategies that respond to the challenges presented by digital and online learning, through highlighting the vital role of the teacher and ensuring the student is prioritised in their learning.
Our research applied
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curricula
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curricula Project is a University of Melbourne initiative which aims to empower all teachers to integrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures in their teaching using these curriculum resources that incorporate Indigenous knowledge.
Educational Software Suite
Our Educational Software Suite is based on research conducted by our internationally renowned educators and academics, and is designed to support teachers and teacher candidates across all sectors of education.
New Metrics for Success
New Metrics is a research-practice partnership between The University of Melbourne and selected Australian schools.
Learn more about our research that is changing lives across Australia and the world.