Homegrown research team to put plants on the Moon
A bold plan to grow seedlings on the Moon by 2026 has been funded by the Australian Government, in what could reveal a greater understanding of horticulture in extreme environments.
Unlocking the Power of AI for Human-Like Conversations
RMIT University has partnered with the Conversation Design Institute to deliver a new industry conversational AI course for Australian learners.
Building cladding with recycled glass scores sky-high results in sustainability
Engineers have developed new fire-safe building claddings using recycled glass, creating a promising circular-economy solution to address a major waste stream.
Space Teams Academy – the closest thing to Virtual Astronaut Training
RMIT University’s Space Industry Hub and One Giant Leap Australia Foundation are offering high school students the opportunity to participate in a virtual space program, the brainchild of a former astronaut.
RMIT Aviation Academy launches with university sector’s largest aircraft fleet
Top aviation leaders launch the RMIT Aviation Academy with a fleet of 24 new aircraft purchased to deliver world-class learning for the future workforce.
How to make hydrogen straight from seawater – no desalination required
Researchers have developed a cheaper and more energy-efficient way to make hydrogen directly from seawater, in a critical step towards a truly viable green hydrogen industry.
Antibiotic innovation helps fight against superbugs
RMIT scientists have created a new type of antibiotic that can be rapidly re-engineered to avoid resistance by dangerous superbugs.
Smart stitches to reduce infection, simplify post op monitoring
A new antimicrobial suture material that glows in medical imaging could be a promising alternative for mesh implants and internal stitches.
Recyclable mobile phone batteries a step closer with rust-busting invention
Mobile phone batteries with a lifetime up to three times longer than today’s technology could be a reality thanks to an innovation led by engineers at RMIT University.
Light-based tech could inspire Moon navigation and next-gen farming
Super-thin chips made from lithium niobate are set to overtake silicon chips in light-based technologies, according to world-leading scientists in the field, with potential applications ranging from remote ripening-fruit detection on Earth to navigation on the Moon.
Good vibrations turbo charge green hydrogen production
Engineers in Melbourne have used sound waves to boost production of green hydrogen by 14 times, through electrolysis to split water.
The future of space is female
Hayley Nitschke always had a passion for science and physics, but it wasn't until she heard RMIT's Dr Gail Iles’ talk at her high school that she knew she wanted a career in space.
Magnetic material mops up microplastics in water
Researchers at RMIT University have found an innovative way to rapidly remove hazardous microplastics from water using magnets.
Levelling up advanced manufacturing at RMIT
RMIT’s Advanced Manufacturing Precinct (AMP) is expanding to include 3 cutting-edge facilities that will deliver 21st century manufacturing.
RMIT leads on critical technology training
Australia’s national science agency has awarded RMIT University a share of $24.4 million to lead graduate training programs in the fields of AI and emerging technology.
Detecting the 'invisible' signs of heart attacks
Using the power of light, RMIT PhD researcher Siew Joo Beh is developing a device that can quickly and accurately detect the signs of heart attacks that are impossible to see with the naked eye.