Digital inclusion report warns of COVID impact
The 2020 Australian Digital Inclusion Index, published today, shows a high level of digital inequality persists in Australia with many groups continuing to miss out on the benefits of being online.
How can Melbourne’s new apartments steer away from excess car parking?
New apartments are providing more parking than residents need, leading to smaller and fewer homes for higher prices. RMIT experts discuss how policymakers can get the car parking balance right.
Barely Gettin’ By season three: American Carnage
Podcast hosts Dr Emma Shortis and Dr Chloe Ward are back for season three and as they continue examining the inner workings of American democracy, their eyes are trained on the US election.
How can we better prepare suburban Melbourne for climate change?
Climate change presents critical challenges for future development, sustainability and resilience across Melbourne. Here, our experts offer insights on how we can better prepare our outer suburbs.
New map shows Melbourne’s parks will struggle in next stage of lockdown
Looking forward to catching up with friends in a park as lockdown eases? Unfortunately, so is everyone else – and we’re going to need more space, finds new RMIT research.
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.
Grid bus network could put Melbourne en-route to shorter commute
Modelling by RMIT researchers shows reconfiguring Melbourne’s bus routes to a grid network could save outer suburban commuters up to 15 minutes of travel time.
New smart tool to step up walkability in rural Australia
New research aims to strengthen walkability in rural and regional areas, delivering an innovative smart online tool to support and encourage Australians to get active.
The great disruption: How COVID-19 might help us to end homelessness
Opinion from Professor Guy Johnson, Director, Unison Housing Research Lab at RMIT University and James King, CEO Unison Housing.
Celebrating our deep-rooted love for trees
Givers of oxygen, providers of shade and shelters to our native wildlife – reasons to love trees never grows old.
Birdwatching increased tenfold last lockdown. Don’t stop, it’s a huge help for bushfire recovery
Many Victorians returning to stage three lockdown will be looking for ways to pass the hours at home. And some will be turning to birdwatching.
Five ways we can reimagine our streets for our health
As families embrace the joys of walking and cycling in their neighbourhoods, how can we use the shake-up from coronavirus as an opportunity to keep this going for our own and our children’s health?