Making stronger concrete with ‘sewage-enhanced’ steel slag
Researchers have shown how a by-product of steel making can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete, in a zero-waste approach to help advance the circular economy.
Where are we at with developing a vaccine for coronavirus?
Dr Kylie Quinn, an expert in immunity, vaccinations, and new cell-based therapies, looks at the development of a vaccine for COVID-19.
CoronaCheck: International Fact-Checking Day
Today marks International Fact-Checking Day, so RMIT ABC Fact Check looks at a couple of rumours which won't go away—that China (or another party) created and released the coronavirus and that petrol pumps are "super spreaders" of the disease.
Local newspapers are an ‘essential service’. They deserve a government rescue package, too
News Corporation has announced it will suspend the printing of 60 community newspapers. Rural media expert Lisa Waller says they're an essential service and deserve assistance from the government.
Living alone in lockdown? Here’s how to stay healthy (and happy)
Staying home under coronavirus lockdown brings challenges for all of us, but for the one in four Australians who live alone, it can be particularly isolating.
International award success for RMIT video game designers
The Melbourne-designed Untitled Goose Game continues its meteoric run of success, taking out the top gong at the world’s most prestigious video game industry design awards.
Tech giants open doors to Hack-a-thon winners
A creative solution to facilitating remote and rural learning saw five students win the tech trip of a lifetime to the mecca of start-ups and innovation, San Francisco.
New ways of ‘being together apart’ can work for us and the planet long after coronavirus crisis passes
Changes in behaviour now being forced upon us might benefit the planet in the long term as we find and get used to other ways of holding meetings. Hear from the experts below.
Health Transformation Lab responds to COVID-19
RMIT’s Health Transformation Lab has partnered with Australian social enterprise MediStays to launch a critical new accommodation service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fact-checking during the pandemic
With the world in the grip of an unprecedented health crisis, RMIT ABC Fact Check is launching CoronaCheck to ensure that the information we share is accurate and fact-based.
Why choose nature based solutions? Insights from industry, government and academia
Environmental sustainability, social cohesion, resilience in urban areas and climate change mitigation are some of the benefits associated with nature based solutions in cities according to experts.
Science continues to suggest a link between autism and the gut. Here’s why that’s important
Many people will associate autism with traits including atypical social interactions, repetitive behaviours, and difficulties with speech and communication. But perhaps lesser known is the fact people with autism are more likely to experience gastrointestinal disorders than the general population.