Currently there are more unused mobile phones per head of population in Australia. Research in sustainable practice continues to question the methods of reclaiming, reusing and recycling materials in a global economy based on built-in obsolescence. In response to the proliferation of e-waste globally and in consideration of the processing of recyclates artists Nicky Hepburn, Liv Boyle and Belinda Newick will explore and repurpose materials of e-waste into jewellery and objects.
Enar de Dios Rodriguez is a guest of SITUATE as a part of the 2019 SITUATE Austrian Arts Residency Exchange.
Panel discussion - Building synergies across the SDGs: waste, food and sustainable cities
Experts from RMIT University will lead a panel discussion on innovation for sustainability in waste, food and cities. The event will take place as part of the European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP 2019) in October in Barcelona.
Business Research Showcase 2019
RMIT University’s College of Business is proud to host its annual Business Research Showcase. Celebrating the College’s excellent research, the 2.5 day schedule features panel discussions which aim to stimulate intellectual discourse and engage an audience of academics, students and industry partners.
Ocean Plastics Congress: Turning the tide
Waste plastics in our oceans now cover an area the size of France. Marine environments have become dangerously degraded and microplastics are now entering the human food chain with unknown short-term and long-term effects on health.