Tackling turbulent times: The transformation of the aviation sector
There's no question of the global impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the aviation sector, being one of the first sectors to bear the brunt of the crisis as the pandemic evolved.
Global 3D printing partnership to boost local manufacturing
RMIT University is partnering with Europe’s leading 3D printing institute to support the transformation of Australian manufacturing.
Australian collaboration to deliver world-leading gyroscope technology
Australian researchers and industry partners will collaborate to design and manufacture the world’s most precise, compact and cost-effective gyroscope, in a new $8.7 million project.
Australian Space Agency funds locally-designed space suits
Australian researchers will lead development of the next generation of space suits in a major international collaboration involving NASA and the European Space Agency.
Launch of a new era of space flight
The SpaceX flight carrying two NASA astronauts has successfully docked at the international space station, marking a new era in human space travel, as RMIT aerospace experts explain.
Using drones to combat the pandemic
RMIT experts explore how and where drones might come into play during and post-pandemic.
Local manufacturers risk missing i4.0 express train
A new report on Australian industry’s digital future reveals widespread hesitation to embrace game-changing technologies for fear of cost.
Ultrasound can help make 3D-printed alloys stronger
Researchers have used sound vibrations to shake metal alloy grains into tighter formation during 3D printing.
Adding copper strengthens 3D-printed titanium, study finds
Successful trials of titanium-copper alloys for 3D printing could kickstart a new range of high-performance alloys for medical device and aerospace applications.
A beginner's guide to 3D printing
RMIT's Alex Kingsbury explains how additive manufacturing works and why it matters for Australian industry as part of a new government training initiative.
RMIT takes out top honours in national defence awards
RMIT researchers have been recognised for their work in defence research, with one taking home the top prize of Scientist of the Year.
Industry meets academia, face to face
The successful trial of a new industry engagement event shows the value of personal relationships for industry collaboration.
One small step for man, a giant leap for space science
From why women are more efficient astronauts to how space tech can help with bushfire responses, RMIT experts share their insights on current and future space science.
50 years on: Five moon mission facts that'll still wow you
On the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first walk on the moon, we asked a physicist, former astronaut trainer and all-round space nerd to shares her favourite lunar factoids.
Microgravity research rockets: an opportunity for Australian industry?
Now that Australia has a space agency, the next challenge is to find a niche in the expanding global race to commercialise space, writes physicist Dr Gail Iles.
Making defence research partnerships work
Becoming an industry partner of choice requires several key ingredients, writes RMIT aerospace and defence research centre director Professor Michelle Gee.