Australian collaboration to deliver world-leading gyroscope technology
Australian researchers and industry partners will collaborate to design and manufacture the world’s most precise, compact and cost-effective gyroscope, in a new $8.7 million project.
Hyperactive immune cells accelerate heart valve disease: study
A new study using organ-on-a-chip technology reveals how overactive immune cells aggravate heart valve disease and how this damaging hyperactivity could potentially be controlled.
‘Digital twins’ can help monitor infrastructure and save us billions
Creating a digital twin of infrastructure or services makes them easier to monitor and operate safely.
Australia listened to the science on coronavirus. Imagine if we did the same for coal mining
Australia’s relative success in stopping the spread of COVID-19 is largely due to governments taking expert advice on a complex problem. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of decisions on projects that threaten the environment – most notably, Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.
Saving energy and lives: how a solar chimney can boost fire safety
A must-have in green building design, solar chimneys can slash energy costs up to 50%. Now research reveals they could also help save lives in a building fire.
Using drones to combat the pandemic
RMIT experts explore how and where drones might come into play during and post-pandemic.
Personalised nutrition smart patch to be developed in Australia
A wearable smart patch will deliver precision data to help people personalise their diets and reduce their risk of developing lifestyle-related chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes.
What a simulated Mars mission taught me about food waste
Even on 'Mars', humans waste food. And some types of food are more likely to end up in the bin than others says RMIT researcher Dianne McGrath
Stepping up to shield our healthcare workers from infection
RMIT engineers are 3D printing face shields for frontline healthcare workers in a rapid response to projected shortages during the pandemic.
Making stronger concrete with ‘sewage-enhanced’ steel slag
Researchers have shown how a by-product of steel making can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete, in a zero-waste approach to help advance the circular economy.
Shaping whats next and beyond: a look at RMIT innovation at the Grand Prix
An interactive RMIT exhibit will again showcase the university’s world-class technology at the Versor Innovation & Tech Hub at the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020.
Academy award to top RMIT researcher
RMIT’s Professor Madhu Bhaskaran has been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science for her outstanding contribution to science, with a prestigious honorific award.