Report finds child sponsorship works, but there is room to improve
A major new study on child sponsorship gives the model a tick for positive impact while highlighting ways to improve outcomes for children being left behind.
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.
Prime Ministers talk education, trade and economy in Vietnam
Prime Ministers Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Honourable Scott Morrison met with leading Australian businesses operating in Vietnam this week, with discussions focused on strengthening relationships, regional trade and investment.
The Hawks and the Giants played AFL in the snow earlier this month, but was it the first time ever?
RMIT ABC Fact Check deep dives into AFL history to see if they can answer this question.
Online in the outback
A new podcast from remote Australia reveals how the world’s oldest living culture is embracing mobile technology.
Distracted by rubbish, sustainability plan forgets people
Experts warn a major opportunity to improve sustainability in Victoria could be missed by focusing exclusively on patching up recycling systems while failing to address more fundamental issues.
Lab-on-a-chip drives search for new drugs to prevent blood clots
A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
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.
Case in Victoria could set new legal precedent for stealthing
Stealthing, or removing a condom during sex, is believed to happen more frequently than sexual violence, but an RMIT expert says the issue is lacking legal clarity.