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Building next gen smart materials with the power of sound

Researchers have used sound waves to precisely manipulate atoms and molecules, accelerating the sustainable production of breakthrough smart materials.

RMIT 3D printing research wins peak manufacturing industry award

Industry-led research to 3D print steel tools has won the Endeavour Award for best technology application.

Device simplifies study of blood cells, opens new organ-on-chip possibilities.

A simple innovation the size of a grain of sand means we can now analyse cells and tiny particles as if they were inside the human body.

3D printing solutions for industry

Industry-led research at RMIT’s 3D printing facility is being recognised for giving students, staff and businesses the edge in a competitive landscape.

Building urban climate resilience in the Solomon Islands

The informal settlements of Honiara are home to almost half the city’s population. The complex challenges of these vulnerable urban communities call for tailored, multi-faceted solutions.

Student rocket team wins at national competition

RMIT's student-led rocket team have been notching up some big achievements, now they're officially among Australia's best.

Graduate research grants for smarter cars of the future

Three RMIT research projects have been awarded grants totalling over $780,000 to modernise the Australian automotive industry.

RMIT voted world’s best geospatial research institute

The university has just been named Geospatial Research Institute of the Year for 2019 by the Geospatial World Forum.

Tracking sludge flow for better wastewater treatment and more biogas

A new way of tracking how sewage sludge flows during thermal treatment could help engineers design better wastewater treatment plants and boost production of biogas.

New labs advance materials, manufacturing and fabrication research

Two new research laboratories at RMIT University’s Melbourne City campus will focus on developing high-performance advanced materials and improving manufacturing and fabrication.

Racing to success in engineering and design

Automotive engineering graduate James Gourlie is a step closer to realising his dream after securing a work placement with INFINITI and Renault F1® Team.

RMIT technology takes pole at Grand Prix

An interactive exhibit at the 2019 Australia Formula 1 Grand Prix will showcase how RMIT is helping to shape the future through research and innovation.

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