Sustainability and climate change challenges

Planning crucial to cutting food waste: study
When it comes to food waste, the humble householder is the biggest offender - throwing out an estimated 40 per cent of the food they buy.

Exploring new horizons for sustainability in Asia
RMIT researchers have co-authored a pioneering guide to tackling issues of sustainability in south-east Asia.

Smart weather prediction system for disasters
Researchers are developing a smart GPS-based weather prediction system to help reduce the risk and impact of natural disasters.

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.

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.

Research reduces construction site waste
RMIT University researchers are championing innovative waste avoidance strategies for the everyday construction site.

Design awards recognise RMIT research
An RMIT research project on disaster resilience has received two prestigious prizes at the 2014 Good Design Awards.

Silent renewable hydrogen power for defence
Australian defence teams may soon be getting their energy supply in the field from a silent portable unit based on a hydrogen fuel cell.

RMIT helps Pacific ports prepare for changing climate
Researchers are helping seaport authorities in two Pacific nations plan for climate change.

Focus on the fabric of Ho Chi Minh City
The vibrancy and liveliness of Ben Thanh Market and its surrounding streets are at the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.

Research focus areas

Sustainability and climate change challenges is one of RMIT's five research focus areas. Other focus areas are:

Research publications

View academic publications on the RMIT Research Repository.