Stay up-to-date with the latest research developments from VU. Our reports and publications offer a useful overview of research activities and successes.


Our research news outlets are a great way to find out about the latest achievements of our researchers.

Research Matters newsletter

Research Matters is a monthly bulletin (sent via email) that celebrates the achievements of research staff and students across the University. It also includes details of research-related events and activities.

Subscribe to Research Matters to receive monthly updates straight to your email inbox.

VU research on social media

You can also find all the latest VU research on social media:

News story "Can genetics explain exercise results?" is just one of many we feature in our news feed.


Our research events showcase research highlights and offer valuable networking opportunities to connect staff and students from different research areas.

Three minute thesis (3MT) competition

The 3MT competition invites graduate students to present a three-minute speech on their thesis topic and its significance to the wider community.

Five minute research pitch (5RP)

In the 5RP competition, researchers deliver a five-minute presentation of a current research project.

VU Research Festival

The annual VU Research Festival is a fortnight of research-focused events for VU staff, students, industry and the community.

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition is an event where we profile and celebrate the innovative research conducted at Victoria University. See all VU events.


Research papers

The VU Research Repository is an open access collection that contains scholarly outputs such research papers and theses of VU staff and higher degree research students. You can browse by author, subject, year and a range of other facets.

Postgraduate course guides

Our postgraduate course guides provide an overview of postgraduate courses offered by the University:

2018 Victoria University Postgraduate Course Guide for domestic students.

2017 International Postgraduate Course Guide.

Find out more about the postgraduate coursework and research degrees offered at VU.

Other publications

Research Highlights is a full-colour magazine that features 20 stories on some of the most interesting and high profile research from across the University.