Current research collaborations

VU conducts research in collaboration with many partners over a diverse range of research areas.

In 'Current research collaborations':

Western Health

Victoria University and Western Health, two major institutions in Melbourne's west have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to support joint and combined activities in promoting the health and wellbeing of the residents in the western region of Melbourne.

City West Water

City West Water and Victoria University are engaged in a number of partnerships and agreements. These include partnerships focused on:

  • promoting research collaboration in the area of water and sustainability
  • investigating PH Neutralisation Salts, their chemistry and their use in industry.

University of Melbourne

Victoria University and the University of Melbourne have a cooperative arrangement to advance the objectives of both Universities.

The endeavour includes cooperative education and research in the following disciplines:

  • nursing
  • exercise science/rehabilitation and physiotherapy
  • other health workforce areas
  • education
  • co-operative work on educational transitions between school and vocational and higher education.

Western Bulldogs

The partnership between Victoria University and the Western Bulldogs is based on a shared commitment to sport, human movement and recreation, and the economic and social wellbeing of the community in Melbourne's west.

To facilitate this, Victoria University and the Western Bulldogs will take advantage of the $42 million investment in infrastructure at the Whitten Oval and Footscray Park Campus to promote the economic and social wellbeing of Melbourne's west.

Other research partnerships

Our research partnerships include collaborations with:

  • AusAID
  • Australia e-Health Research Center
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  • Australian Departments of Education, Employment, Environment, Health, and Industry
  • Australian Football League
  • Australian Institute of Sport
  • Australian Sports Commission
  • Beijing Institute of Technology
  • BeyondBlue
  • Cancer Council Australia
  • Centre for Narrative Research, University of East London
  • Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics Australia
  • German Sports University
  • GWM Water
  • Malthouse Theatre
  • Maribyrnong City Council
  • MedicareLocal
  • Melbourne Water
  • Melbourne Writers Festival
  • National Centre for Vocational Education Research
  • National Centre of Excellence for Desalination
  • National University of Timor
  • Philip Island Nature Park
  • SBS Television
  • Smart Water
  • South East Water
  • VicHealth
  • Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
  • Victorian Departments of Education and Early Childhood Development, Environment and Primary Industries, and State Development, Business and Innovation
  • Victorian Institute of Sport
  • Victorian Multicultural Commission
  • Victorian TAFE Association
  • Victorian Transport Association
  • Water Quality Research Australia
  • World Health Organisation

Contact us

For more information about our research partnerships, contact the Office for Research on +61 3 9919 5577 or email