Improving health and lifestyle

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

New research to help predict flu outbreaks
Researchers are working to enable influenza outbreaks to be predicted in much the same way as meteorologists forecast weather.
10/09/2014

RMIT delivers $30 million boost to micro and nano-tech
A new $30 million research facility at RMIT University will drive cutting-edge advances in micro- and nano-technologies.
01/09/2014

Exertion Games Lab excels on the world stage
A team of researchers from RMIT University are making waves in the world of interactive gaming.
26/08/2014

Podcast: The history of drugs in sport
RMIT's Dr Oliver Jones explains the science and history behind performance enhancing drugs in a new Talking Health podcast.
15/08/2014

Wound research centre adds RMIT expertise
The Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre has joined forces with leading researchers at RMIT University.
13/08/2014

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.
02/07/2014

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.
26/06/2014

Hub advances clinical health research
A new RMIT health sciences hub will support multi-disciplinary clinical research into new treatments for chronic diseases.
05/06/2014

Motor for the mind
It's as wide as a human hair and weighs as much as a grain of salt, but this tiny motor is so powerful it can save lives.
29/05/2014

Research focus areas

Improving health and lifestyle is one of RMIT's five research focus areas. Other focus areas are:

Research publications

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