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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Research focus areas

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

Research publications

View academic publications on the RMIT Research Repository.