Future of age care must be built on better housing design: report
Pragmatic housing design features are vital to enable older people to stay home longer, have greater independence and reduce the cost of age care services, according to new RMIT University research.
Playing the COVID-19 blame game may feel good, but it could come at a cost — the government’s credibility
The government has become an easy scapegoat as the pandemic has worsened. While blame can alleviate stress, grief and guilt, it can also be counterproductive if people trust less in their leaders.
What to do with anti-maskers? Punishment has its place, but can also entrench resistance
What’s driving “Bunnings Karen” and others to film themselves arguing with shop assistants about face masks and human rights? And how should we respond?
Footy is back, but what will it look like for die-hard fans during a global pandemic?
As AFL fans across the country get excited for the return of footy on Thursday night, there is still an air of nervous anticipation as to what lies ahead. How do we enjoy our national sport in a time of COVID-19?
Helping people do the right thing in times of pandemic
People will be more likely to follow physical distancing rules in coming months if they appreciate the impact of their actions on a human level, experts say.
Reports reveal our attitudes to sexist ads and how the industry can improve
People are sick of sexist ads and the harm they cause but feel powerless to change them, according to new research.
Appetite for success
A chance meeting at the coffee machine of a co-working space has seen two RMIT alumni join forces to create a multi-million-dollar app development company employing 80 people.
Libra is just the beginning
Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra, which is expected to be rolled out in early 2020, is just the beginning of corporation-led global economic infrastructures according to leading blockchain researchers.
Fear of others is making us sick
Research links lower levels of trust in multicultural communities to poorer mental health.
Sans Forgetica wins prestigious design award
Sans Forgetica, a typeface that could help people remember more of what they read, has claimed the top award in Communication Design at the 61st annual Good Design Awards overnight.
Looking to the future for true gender equality
History shows progress has been made on equal pay in Australia, but much more work still needs to be done, according to the experts.
Study reveals winning tweet formula used by celebrities
Celebrity tweets that tell a story to fans are more likely to be shared than facts, introspection or angry outbursts, new study reveals.