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Government backs researcher’s sustainable architecture vision

Professor Mike Xie has been awarded one of Australia’s most prestigious competitive grants to expand his research into sustainable, free-form architecture.

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This high-tech stick can predict your risk of heart problems

A hand-held device to predict heart failure based on saliva could help millions of potential victims take preventative steps to avoid their fate.

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Government backs researcher’s sustainable architecture vision

Professor Mike Xie has been awarded one of Australia’s most prestigious competitive grants to expand his research into sustainable, free-form architecture.

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This high-tech stick can predict your risk of heart problems

A hand-held device to predict heart failure based on saliva could help millions of potential victims take preventative steps to avoid their fate.

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RMIT achieves Athena SWAN Bronze award

RMIT‘s efforts to improve gender equity have been acknowledged with an Athena SWAN Bronze award, part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative.

Six emotions shared by young people living with climate change

Today, thousands of Australian students will protest government inaction on climate change. Sustainability expert Dr Blanche Verlie explains how climate change is emotionally impacting young people.

RMIT excels in higher education ranking

RMIT has consolidated its position amongst the top global universities for higher education, climbing 8 places in the latest global QS Graduate Employability Rankings released today.

Sports stars have a right, and a responsibility, to advocate for social equality

The growing movement of sport and human rights will give further legitimacy and impact to the athlete voice and reduce the historic friction between sports’ governing bodies and the athlete, according to former Australian soccer captain Craig Foster.

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

Barely Gettin' By

Historians, millennials, and friends Emma Shortis and Chloe Ward spend a lot of time getting angry at the way public discussion about history and politics is dominated by the same voices-- sometimes old, usually white, and almost always male. So, like many woke bros with opinions (and a few unreflective white ladies), they decided to start a podcast.

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