New Future Fellows boost RMIT research
New ARC Future Fellowships awarded to RMIT researchers will support landmark projects on foetal brain development, improving human rights and cutting-edge photonics.
Health Clinic helping make treatment more accessible
The RMIT Health Sciences Clinic provides clinical training for students in Allied and Complementary health professions, while delivering key health services to the general public.
Snooze mobiles: how vibrations in cars make drivers sleepy
New research has found the natural vibrations of cars make people sleepier, affecting concentration and alertness levels just 15 minutes after drivers get behind the wheel.
Lending a helping hand
RMIT University and Hands on Health Australia (HoHA) have teamed up to deliver a student outreach health clinic to Indigenous football and netball club, the Fitzroy Stars.
Funding win offers fresh hope in fight against lung disease
RMIT researchers will help drive the next wave of medical breakthroughs to beat lung diseases after winning more than $3.4 million in government funding.
Appointment of leading medical researcher a healthy boost for RMIT
Professor Magdalena Plebanski has been appointed as the inaugural director of RMIT’s Biomedical and Health Innovation Enabling Capability Platform (ECP).
Preparing nurses for greater demands in mental health care
As our population grows and the pressures of modern day living increases, there is a growing need for health care workers – particularly for experts in mental health nursing.
Deadly Day of Science: RMIT says 'Wominjeka' to future science stars
RMIT is opening its doors to up-and-coming Indigenous scientists as part of National Science Week.
RMIT awarded funding for nanotechnology research in Europe
RMIT is part of a multi-institution consortium awarded a prestigious European Union Horizon 2020 (H2020) research and innovation grant worth €2M and focused on nanotechnology development.
New research points to treatment breakthrough for viruses
RMIT scientists in Melbourne have led an international collaboration that potentially unlocks better treatment of viral diseases, including the flu and common cold.
RMIT introduces Indian summer school program
RMIT has launched a summer school program in India — the first Australian university to do so.
Acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients: study
The world’s largest randomised controlled trial of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients.
Meet Aunty Kerrie Doyle: Research leader and Indigenous health expert
Though she was the first Indigenous Australian woman to graduate from Oxford University, Aunty Kerrie Doyle counts her son’s achievement in getting into a nursing degree as her proudest moment.
RMIT–China relationship strengthened by Jiangsu Governor visit
RMIT to establish new Jiangsu-Victoria Chinese Medicine Centre in Melbourne.
Research centre leads 3D bioprinting revolution
RMIT is a key partner in a revolutionary biomedical research centre bringing health professionals, academics and industry together to take bionic research to the next level.
App provides food for thought
A new app will help dietitians provide more efficient and timely advice to patients at risk of chronic disease.
Health researchers awarded $2.4 million
RMIT researchers have received $2.4 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants.
When science and art collide
Science and art collide at RMIT Gallery with a new interactive bio-art exhibition that explores the metaphor of disease through playful and contemplative artworks.
RMIT awarded $9.3m in ARC grants
RMIT University researchers have been awarded grants totalling more than $9.27 million from the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.
Chinese medicine students head to China
RMIT’s Chinese medicine students get to grips with one of the world’s most ancient and respected therapies when they spend a semester at a busy hospital in Nanjing, China.
RMIT launches brand-new destination for start-ups
RMIT Activator is an initiative that helps current students, staff and researchers grow successful start-up ventures.
Five ways junk food changes your brain
We know junk is bad for us, but we eat it anyway. RMIT neuroscientist Dr Amy Reichelt explains why junk foods are refined to hit you right in the sweet spot – your brain.
RMIT students aim for gold
Two RMIT students will be going all out for medal glory in the pool at the Rio Paralympics.
Fellowship win boosts research into obesity and brain functioning
RMIT researcher Sarah Spencer has won the inaugural Club Melbourne Fellowship in a boost for her work around ageing-associated brain inflammation.
Brain scientist aims for Club Melbourne Fellowship
RMIT's Associate Professor Sarah Spencer has been named one of eight finalists in the inaugural Club Melbourne Fellowship for leading mid-career researchers.
Blackmores partners with RMIT
A recently launched partnership between RMIT University and Blackmores is set to provide opportunities for collaboration in the field of health.