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Tackling homelessness starts with public housing

This Homelessness Week, RMIT experts shed light on the most pressing issues facing Australia’s homeless population.

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DIY balloon pump takes research to the people

A simple pressure pump, made from balloons and nylon stockings, means more people in more places will be able to test water contaminants and blood samples.

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Tackling homelessness starts with public housing

This Homelessness Week, RMIT experts shed light on the most pressing issues facing Australia’s homeless population.

Read the story

DIY balloon pump takes research to the people

A simple pressure pump, made from balloons and nylon stockings, means more people in more places will be able to test water contaminants and blood samples.

Read the story

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Five liveability challenges Melbourne and Bangkok must face together

What can Melbourne and Bangkok learn from each other to improve liveability and wellbeing for their residents?

Rising through world academic rankings

RMIT has continued to rise as a global leader, climbing 16 places in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Matt Canavan says hook turns are a 'stupid way' to manage traffic. Are they?

Senator for Queensland Matt Canavan has put noses out of joint in Melbourne with his biting comment about the southern city's most eccentric traffic rule — hook turns.

The cost of reporting the truth

Some of Australia’s most prominent journalists gathered at RMIT’s City campus on Thursday to discuss why journalism matters and challenges facing the industry.

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Knowledge as currency

Australia’s foremost thought leaders descended on The Capitol to discuss the budding trends and disruptions shaping the future world of work.

3D-printed spine disc ‘has given me my whole world back’

An industry collaboration between surgeons and engineers has been recognised for its life-changing impact.

Industry applauds RMIT’s electronic engineering innovation

PhD candidate Shruti Nirantar has been named one of Australia’s top 30 most innovative engineers by Engineers Australia.

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Antarctica's moss piglet

It’s tiny, virtually indestructible and one of Antarctica’s toughest inhabitants. Now the “moss piglet”, aka the tardigrade, is helping us understand how to better protect this most extreme and vulnerable environment.

RMIT Researchers - Shaping the World

RMIT is working with industry and other partners to pursue exciting research and innovation initiatives that are changing lives for the better.

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Talking design

Talking Design is a fortnightly podcast produced by design commentator Stephen Crafti, who interviews experts and professionals from all areas of the design world.

Talking business

Talking Business is a podcast by experienced journalists Garry Barker and Leon Gettler, featuring interviews with academics and prominent business leaders.

Talking Innovative Justice

Talking Innovative Justice is a resource for law students featuring Rob Hulls, guests from across the legal landscape, and lectures from leading industry figures.

Art, Design and Media

Hear from academic experts, successful alumni and guest speakers in the fields of communication, journalism, art, creative media, design, fashion and textiles.

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