School of Applied Sciences
The School of Applied Sciences has a strong reputation for research and teaching in fundamental science and advanced molecular technologies.
We are one of RMIT's top performing research schools. Our research strengths include: nanotechnology and advanced materials; computational modelling; industrial, medicinal / natural product, food and polymer chemistry; environmental chemistry and biology; plant biotechnology; environmental and medical microbiology; and occupational health and safety. We deliver high-quality teaching programs and innovative research that addresses 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda, while inspiring students to pursue careers in science.
- Research into silver and bacteria awarded ARC funding 25/07/2014Research to better understand silver resistance in bacteria has received $880,000 in funding from the Australian Research Council.
- Proven innovator in higher education to head RMIT University 10/07/2014RMIT Chancellor, Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO, is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Bean as Vice-Chancellor and President of RMIT.
- Indian student wins top RMIT research award 10/07/2014A PhD student from RMIT’s joint research centre in Hyderabad, India, has been awarded a top prize for his work on converting waste to energy.
- Drug Detection in Sport 21/08/2014This lecture looks at drugs in sport and the technology that enables compounds to be identified - making analytical scientists crucial to modern sporting events.
- Science in the City 22/09/2014The School of Applied Sciences is offering students, parents and teachers the opportunity to visit our state-of-the-art learning laboratories.
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