The future of cities

UN-RMIT agreement boosts urban sustainability
A new agreement between the United Nations Global Compact and RMIT will strengthen efforts to tackle the world's urban challenges.

Edible art project unites diverse community
A collaborative public art project by RMIT researchers has sought to unite diverse cultural communities through a love shared by all: food.

New professors set to answer big design questions
Three architecture and design professionals are joining RMIT University to inspire the next generation of practitioners and researchers.

Indian student wins top RMIT research award
A 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.

Putting Indigenous housing and urban food security on the agenda
RMIT researchers have contributed to a new UN declaration that says Indigenous equality is the key to sustainable urban development.

Mobile money research shared with Indonesia
An RMIT doctoral researcher has travelled to Indonesia to share his work on poverty and mobile money with the country's finance authorities.

RMIT awarded $2.36m in ARC Linkage funding
RMIT University has been awarded more than $2.36 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grants.

Social marketing for road safety in Vietnam
A study on road safety and driver attitudes in Vietnam has uncovered opportunities for changing unsafe behaviour through social marketing.

Project tackles ageing train infrastructure
Meeting Melbourne's future railway infrastructure needs is the focus of a $1 million collaboration between RMIT and Metro Trains Melbourne.

Home help
Guy Johnson was only 24, and fresh out of university, when he walked into his first boarding house to scenes that would change him for ever.

Research focus areas

The future of cities is one of RMIT's five research focus areas. Other focus areas are:

Research publications

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