Influential designer Mary Featherston joins RMIT as adjunct professor
Prominent interior designer Mary Featherston AM has joined the RMIT School of Architecture and Urban Design as an adjunct professor of interior design.
Greening project transforms road barriers to reduce car pollution
Road barriers could be retrofitted with “ecological buffers” to cut air and noise pollution, as part of an innovative greening proposal from RMIT researchers.
Remixing ACMI: design-based research strikes a chord
An RMIT initiative has remixed the collection of Australia’s museum of screen culture, ACMI, as digital media researchers and practitioners explore creative possibilities during the COVID-19 lockdown.
What you really need to know about Melbourne being named the world’s second most liveable city – again
Melbourne has retained second place in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s global liveability index but what, if anything, does it all mean? Our experts explain.
Industry and education combine to create next gen of UX talent
User experience design skills are in demand and RMIT is leading the way in teaching them with industry partners like Adobe.
The Capitol reclaims its place as a Melbourne cultural icon
Following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment, The Capitol has reopened today as a contemporary destination for culture, education and innovation.
Public housing program risks reducing homes for vulnerable groups: report
A new report evaluating the Victorian Government’s program to redevelop inner suburban public housing estates says the plan may reduce the amount of homes available for vulnerable households.
Nearly half of tenants exit social housing early for the wrong reasons
A new RMIT report reveals that 43% of social housing tenancies end within 18 months, with indigenous, formerly homeless and young tenants at the greatest risk of losing their accommodation early.
History blooms with commemorative artwork
A wreath of wearable enamel brooches is on display at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance in a creative tribute to the stories of the first world war.
Fact Check: Would reducing international students create university places?
Would reducing international student visas create university places for Australians? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.
Humans 2.0 – what next for the human race?
In a future where wearables, transplantables, cognitive enhancement, robot assistance, genetic engineering and nanotechnology become the norm, how do we define what is human?
A wombat’s journey from the classroom to the App store
After starting out as a student project, Paperbark was successfully launched to the market last month.