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Whether it be a scientific breakthrough, the establishment of cutting-edge and state-of-the-art facilities, the success of recent graduates or the appointment of leading distinguished scientists, the School has placed itself on the forefront of medical science capabilities in the region.

Here you will read about the latest developments in the School of Medical Sciences.


Research finds health benefits from free play 24/03/2014
Cheap items like crates and buckets encourage children to be more active and creative when playing, research has found.


Research finds health benefits from free play 03/03/2014
Cheap items like crates and buckets encourage children to be more active and creative than expensive play equipment, RMIT University researchers have found.


Experience Health and Medical Sciences Day 25/02/2014
Are you interested in providing practical solutions or care for the health issues impacting society? Through these workshops you will discover a career in health care, complementary medicine and medical sciences. You will undertake workshops in areas such as: nursing, Chinese medicine, laboratory medicine, medical radiations, anatomy, and pharmaceutical sciences.


Spend White Night with us 17/02/2014
RMIT University will stimulate the mind and senses during White Night, as the northern end of Swanston Street comes to life this Saturday night.


Science Experience 2014 06/02/2014
Students from high schools all over Victoria learned that there is more to science than just test tubes when they participated in RMIT’s Science Experience.


Recognising academic achievements 24/12/2013
RMIT University has recognised staff and student achievements with its 2013 Teaching and Research Awards.


RMIT awarded $6m in Discovery grants 12/12/2013
The first Australian study of the social uses of mobile gaming is among 16 RMIT University projects recently awarded ARC Discovery funding.


Research into stroke therapy awarded NHMRC funding 25/11/2013
RMIT University has been awarded more than $398,000 in funding for research investigating ways to limit brain injury and complications after strokes.


Organs unveiled in anatomical body painting project 21/11/2013
An anatomical body painting project at RMIT University will unveil the organs and systems that keep the human body running in hyper-realistic detail.


Building a league of extraordinary women 08/11/2013
RMIT University has hosted a one-day conference to showcase female entrepreneurs from Australia and New Zealand.