Game changer: New software for stroke rehab
A new touch-screen therapy tool could accelerate the recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke and change the way rehabilitation is delivered in hospitals and homes.
Give the gift of tech support this Christmas when buying devices for older people
A new survey reveals older Australians are most likely to seek tech advice from their adult children, but it’s not always service with a smile.
Seven ways the 1969 Transportation Plan shaped Melbourne
Today marks 50 years since the landmark 1969 Transportation Plan. Here, we take a look back on the plan that brought Melbourne its network of freeways and roads, and how its legacy stacks up in 2019.
What’s next for the future of nutrition?
Forget kombucha and think bugs – an RMIT expert says we need look towards nutrients and foods that are both kinder to us, and to the planet.
Smart city tech keeps Bendigo residents cool by mapping hot spots
A new smart technology platform launched today in Bendigo will help residents keep cool this summer by mapping the location of urban hot spots in the city to avoid on hot days.
Floral foam adds to microplastic pollution problem: study
As the cut flower industry hits one of its busiest periods, new RMIT research has shown that the water-absorbing green floral foam used by florists is contributing to the world’s microplastic problem.
RMIT experts highlight pressing social justice issues on World Human Rights Day
With more than 70 million displaced people world-wide and human rights violations exposed in Australia’s mental health system, our experts unpack some of the pressing issues on World Human Rights Day.
RMIT Vietnam honours celebrity chef Luke Nguyen
Vietnamese-Australian celebrity chef and restaurateur Luke Nguyen received an Honorary Doctorate at RMIT University Vietnam’s graduation ceremony for his culinary contributions to the wider community.
RMIT and Amazon Web Services set to build Aussie skills for cyber resilience
RMIT University today announced the launch of its Cyber Ready Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC), powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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.
Eternal flame burns on after RMIT steps in with repairs
A quick response by manufacturing experts has kept the Eternal Flame at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance from going out.
Victoria’s Big Build: Delivering major infrastructure projects safely
RMIT welcomed Corey Hannett, Director-General of Victoria’s Major Transport Infrastructure Authority, to launch a new book that examines a leading health and safety model for the construction industry.