The research translation journey: Turning theory into real-world impact
A new book published in the framework of OpenInnoTrain – a European Union-funded project – reflects upon the project’s activities and findings to provide practical guidance to convert research outcomes into outputs which benefit society.
Digital transformation for SMEs: report
A new report on the digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) explores the opportunities, challenges and benefits that digitalisation presents.
Accessing stable housing after rehab increasingly difficult: research
Too many people in residential treatment for mental health and substance misuse issues face housing insecurity when they leave, new research has revealed.
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.
RMIT collaborates with Ho Chi Minh City to shape smart cities in Vietnam
RMIT and Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee have brought international and industry experts together to discuss the building blocks of smart and sustainable cities.
The last thing companies should be doing right now is paying dividends
Directors' obsession with maximising shareholder value has sucked the liquidity out of companies, making them brittle in the face of crises according to RMIT experts Andrew Linden and Warren Staples.
Better wages, better care: improving the aged care sector
In her submission and evidence to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, RMIT’s Professor Sara Charlesworth urged the Federal Government to address wages and working conditions.
Sports stars have a right, and a responsibility, to advocate for social equality
The growing movement of sport and human rights will give further legitimacy and impact to the athlete voice and reduce the historic friction between sports’ governing bodies and the athlete, according to former Australian soccer captain Craig Foster.
HR failing workers with intellectual disabilities, study finds
Experts are calling for a major rethink of how businesses manage workers with intellectual disabilities, with new research showing they're often left behind in the workplace.
Women at work: Q&A with Iola Mathews
Iola Mathews has fought for women’s rights at work for decades. She spoke to RMIT’s Pauline Stanton about her new book and what we can learn from the past.
How to be proactive at work, without leaving a trail of destruction
Proactivity in the workplace is a good thing, right? Well, not always.
Banks get royal slap on the wrist
Hayne's failure to tackle bank structures means problem hasn't gone away.