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Horse racing position cuts drag up to 66 per cent: study 31/10/2014
RMIT University researchers have revealed precisely how much different slipstreaming tactics reduce drag on a horse during a race.


Join Team RMIT this Movember 31/10/2014
If you're ditching the razor this Movember, you can help Team RMIT raise funds for men's health.


Feathers in flight inspire anti-turbulence technology 28/10/2014
Inspired by nature's own anti-turbulence devices - feathers - RMIT University researchers are developing technology to end turbulence on flights.


Wallet-sized labs the next big thing 27/10/2014
RMIT researchers are developing inexpensive, portable toxicology laboratories so small you could fit them in your wallet.


Humanitarian engineer wins coveted scholarship 27/10/2014
An RMIT student is one of only five young humanitarian engineers awarded an Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge Scholarship in 2014.


VicHealth research proves a winner 21/10/2014
RMIT has recognised its top media performers at a special event.


Vietnam's Nutrimens awarded RMIT business plan prize 20/10/2014
Student entrepreneurs from RMIT Vietnam University have taken out first and second prize at the $100,000 RMIT Business Plan Competition.


Car safety research is a natural fit 20/10/2014
A project researching the role of nature in automotive safety has won RMIT's Three Minute Thesis competition.


New technology helps 'gamify' exercise 13/10/2014
Researchers have worked with industry to develop an interactive fitness system that quantifies fitness and links exercise with gaming.


Research hub boost to steel manufacturing 09/10/2014
RMIT University researchers will lead two major projects in the newly-opened ARC Research Hub for Australian Steel Manufacturing.