Improving health and lifestyle

RMIT showcases the future of engineering
RMIT University research and innovation will be showcased at the international Engineers Australia convention this week.

RMIT wins $6.37m in ARC research funding
RMIT researchers have been awarded $6.37 million in funding, in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding schemes.

Gait monitoring system engineers progress
An RMIT researcher has devised a wireless gait monitoring system with exciting applications in healthcare, rehabilitation and sport.

Wallet-sized labs the next big thing
RMIT researchers are developing inexpensive, portable toxicology laboratories so small you could fit them in your wallet.

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.

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.