Applying a gender lens on the budget is not about pitting women against men
It's about appreciating the ways in which men and women tend to walk different life paths, navigate towards different industries and occupations, writes Dr Leonora Risse.
Road to recovery: experts on where Federal Budget funding should go
Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19 has been better than predicted, so what can we expect from this year’s Federal Budget? RMIT academics share their expert view on where the cash can be splashed for the greatest benefit.
Restricting internet searches causes stock market instability: study
Limiting internet searches for investors increases stock market crash risk by 19%, a new study has found.
Rethinking cities with ageing in mind
From urban wellbeing and public health to urban planning and housing, RMIT researchers are helping to build age-friendly cities across Europe and Australia.
Bringing the buzz back to Melbourne: what’s it going to take?
Melbourne is ready for business and to entice Victorians to stay and play in metropolitan Melbourne the State Government is releasing travel vouchers. But is this enough to revitalise the city?
Looking forward and looking back: gender equality during a pandemic
Just days after International Women’s Day last year, the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a global pandemic and gender equality shot into the spotlight. Our experts talk to the big issues one year on.
5 tips to figure out if a tech company on the stock market is an ethical investment
Historically, tech stocks have dominated global stock markets. Despite the pandemic, many continue to grow at a remarkable rate.
New advertising code doesn’t cover social influences but it should
Australia's new advertising code addresses hyper-sexualisation, but not where it’s needed most: social influencers.
Why is Bitcoin’s price at an all-time high? And how is its value determined?
An increasing number of individuals and companies are now investing in Bitcoin, the world's largest and first fully-functioning cryptocurrency. But why?
Artists already think like entrepreneurs, now they need to act like them
A new study has revealed surprising similarities in the psychology of artists and entrepreneurs, identifying characteristics that could help boost creative economies.
That advice to women to ‘lean in’, be more confident… it doesn’t help, and data show it
Confidence matters for men's job promotion prospects. But for women, it's a different story.
Ten ways RMIT research is helping to build a more sustainable future
From turning back the emissions clock to building more durable roads from old tyres, RMIT researchers are tackling today’s biggest challenges and developing solutions for a more sustainable world.