Improved Urban Systems for Liveability
This project investigates how major cities function and the effects of their land-use, housing and infrastructure systems on the humans that live in them.
Australian Urban Observatory
The Australian Urban Observatory (AUO) is a new digital liveability planning tool, developed by our team from RMIT’s Centre for Urban Research, which has been specifically designed to support decision makers prioritise actions to promote health and wellbeing in their communities.
Aquatic Pollution Prevention Partnership
The aims of this research partnership between Melbourne Water and RMIT University is to help prevent aquatic pollution.
Engineering solutions for informal settlements in Honiara, Solomon Islands
Based on technical site visits and self-identified community needs, RMIT University engineers from different disciplines are designing solutions to mitigate water, sanitation, drainage, waste, and flood risks in five highly vulnerable settlements in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Controlling vibrations to reduce driver drowsiness
This project aims to reduce driver drowsiness by developing fundamental knowledge on vibration induced drowsiness and by identifying a novel active intermittent vibration regime to maintain driver alertness.
Creating Liveable Cities in Australia
Creating Liveable Cities in Australia is the first “baseline” measure of liveability in Australia’s state and territory capitals.
The Litter Trackers: Reducing Littering by Education
Most litter that ends up in Port Phillip Bay comes from the catchments. Education is an integral tool for achieving long-term change in community behaviors and reducing litter in waterways and the Bay.
RMIT researcher Dr Tien Huynh has travelled across south-east Asia to learn about the exceptional health benefits of the Vietnamese gac fruit and its ability to destroy cancer cells.
The Economic and Social Impacts of Mining in Madagascar
This research is concerned with the impacts of Large-Scale Mining (LSM) in Madagascar.
Air Quality Monitoring Stations in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
The air quality project was initiated in 2019 by the US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, and implemented and executed by RMIT University in coordination with UNICEF Vietnam, Saigon Innovation Hub and Clean Air Asia.
Measuring, monitoring, and translating urban liveability in Bangkok
RMIT urban health scholars are partnering with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to develop and test a suite of open source 'urban liveability' indicators aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Impacts of Climate Change and Climatic Shocks on Household Wellbeing: Empirical Evidence from Vietnam
Climate change has been widely recognized as a main impediment for progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).
Victorian Public Housing Renewal Program
The purpose of this research project is to provide a critical policy analysis of the Victorian Public Housing Renewal Program (PHRP).
Beyond Monetary Benefits of Restoring Sight in Vietnam
This project focuses on visual impairment and blindness from cataracts in Vietnam and a holistic assessment of the benefits of restoring sight from their removal.