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Future journalists from regional areas share scholarships

Seven aspiring journalists from regional areas have received scholarships worth up to $40,000 each.

Bill Shorten says everything is going up except your wages. Is he correct?

RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s claim that “everything going up except your wages.”

Next gen students broadcast federal election

In an Australian first, RMIT students are producing a national student election broadcast in collaboration with students from more than 20 universities around the country.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says an electric vehicle can't tow a boat or trailer. Is he correct?

RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates Scott Morrison's claim that electric vehicles can't tow a boat or trailer.

Fact Check: Is the Coalitions' new spending on climate change worth just four weeks of keeping Christmas Island open?

Fact Check investigates Richard Di Natale's claim that the Coalition spent almost as much to keep Christmas Island open in the previous four weeks as they will spend in new money over the next four years on climate change.

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.

Fact Check: Labor leader Bill Shorten says the number of apprenticeships has slumped since the Coalition took office. Is he correct?

RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates Labor Leader Bill Shorten's claim that the number of apprenticeships have slumped.

Fact Check: Did Labor oppose the Government's attempts to strengthen Australia's gun laws?

Australia's gun laws returned to the headlines in the wake of last month's horrific terrorist attack in Christchurch and the subsequent revelation that senior One Nation figures had met with and sought donations from the United States' National Rifle Association.

Image sharing platform a critical new tool for planned burns

New cloud-based image platform FireLens will help fire agencies improve information sharing during planned burning and fire suppression events.

Study reveals winning tweet formula used by celebrities

Celebrity tweets that tell a story to fans are more likely to be shared than facts, introspection or angry outbursts, new study reveals.

Students to work on broadcast of AFL matches

A new partnership with McGuire Media will see students get the opportunity to work on AFL radio production.

Research leaps forward in ERA rankings

RMIT University has been rated among the world's best in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings.

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