New Industrial Digital Innovation Hub to connect RMIT with global industry
RMIT and Siemens have announced the establishment of an ‘Industrial Digital Innovation Hub’ to help drive workforce transformation for Industry 4.0 in the Australasian region.
Barely Gettin’ By season three: American Carnage
Podcast hosts Dr Emma Shortis and Dr Chloe Ward are back for season three and as they continue examining the inner workings of American democracy, their eyes are trained on the US election.
How can we better prepare suburban Melbourne for climate change?
Climate change presents critical challenges for future development, sustainability and resilience across Melbourne. Here, our experts offer insights on how we can better prepare our outer suburbs.
Thin and ultra-fast photodetector sees the full spectrum
Researchers have developed the world’s first photodetector that can see all shades of light, in a prototype device that radically shrinks one of the most fundamental elements of modern technology.
New map shows Melbourne’s parks will struggle in next stage of lockdown
Looking forward to catching up with friends in a park as lockdown eases? Unfortunately, so is everyone else – and we’re going to need more space, finds new RMIT research.
How is RMIT meeting the SDGs?
This Global Goals Week we take a look at what RMIT is doing to meet the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, from operations, to research, curriculum and partnerships.
Ten ways RMIT research is helping to build a more sustainable future
From turning back the emissions clock to building more durable roads from old tyres, RMIT researchers are tackling today’s biggest challenges and developing solutions for a more sustainable world.
Smart design shines a light on cyclist safety
Industrial design alumnus Tim Ottaway has been named the James Dyson Award National Winner for his Project Flock bike light, designed to improve cyclist safety.
New study reveals why flu can be devastating for pregnant women
New research helps explain why flu can lead to life-threatening complications during pregnancy, suggesting the virus does not stay in the lungs but spreads throughout the mother’s body.
Can robots write? Machine learning produces dazzling results, but some assembly is still required
Text generators like GPT-3 can produce remarkably convincing writing, but they can't do away with human supervision just yet.
Post-COVID pathway to net-zero-carbon homes
As we mark progress towards the global goals, here are three key changes that will drive transition towards net-zero-carbon, healthy, affordable homes.
Eyes turn to Europe for State of the European Union Address
The State of the European Union address has set the scene for Europe’s green economy deal - on which climate activist Greta Thunberg has been vocal - and stronger ties with Australia.