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On the beat abroad: Five things I learned working in Japan

An RMIT journalism student shares what she learned during an internship at a prestigious news outlet in Japan as part of a Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) travel grant.

Does Australia have one of the least generous paid parental leave schemes in the OECD?

RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates Parents At Work founder Emma Walsh's claim that Australia has one of the least generous paid parental leave schemes amongst all OECD nations.

New book explores émigré legacy at RMIT

In an era when debate rages about giving refuge to those considered ‘outsiders’, a new book launched at RMIT Gallery explores the far-reaching impact and contributions of European migrants in Australian culture.

Shooting for the moon with science and tech

When John F Kennedy announced we were sending man to the moon, he kicked off an age of innovation that underpins science and technology today – and the Moonshot podcast is exploring the sector’s biggest ideas.

Electronic chip mimics the brain to make memories in a flash

Engineers have mimicked the human brain with an electronic chip that uses light to create and modify memories.

Toxic cocktail of booze, drugs key cause for medical care at festivals

Four in five Australian music festival attendees that seek medical help are consuming an average of 15 standard drinks when using drugs, finds a new report.

Machine lullaby shows tech in bed can help you rest

Art meets technology for this immersive VR experience that can ease you into the right frame of mind for sleep.

Imaging tech advances chronic wound care

Researchers are working with not-for-profit health and aged care provider Bolton Clarke on a clinical trial of imaging technology to improve chronic wound care.

One small step for man, a giant leap for space science

From why women are more efficient astronauts to how space tech can help with bushfire responses, RMIT experts share their insights on current and future space science.

50 years on: Five moon mission facts that'll still wow you

On the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first walk on the moon, we asked a physicist, former astronaut trainer and all-round space nerd to shares her favourite lunar factoids.

Sans Forgetica wins prestigious design award

Sans Forgetica, a typeface that could help people remember more of what they read, has claimed the top award in Communication Design at the 61st annual Good Design Awards overnight.

Young creative showcases talent and culture for NAIDOC Week

Australian Unity’s annual Artist-in-Residence program invites Indigenous art students to share their artistic process with Rathdowne Place residents and staff.

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