Making biodiesel from dirty old cooking oil just got way easier
Researchers have developed a powerful, low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel, and turning food scraps and plastic rubbish into high-value products.
Student's eco-friendly face mask impresses in global competition
An impending waste-crises from disposable masks has driven Arya Pawar to design a prototype next-generation face mask, which has been shortlisted in the global XPRIZE Next-Gen Mask challenge.
Fellowship supports research on a smart coating to fire-proof houses
RMIT’s Dr Kate Nguyen will advance her pioneering research into a sustainable coating for fire-proofing houses, thanks to a L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship.
How can Melbourne’s new apartments steer away from excess car parking?
New apartments are providing more parking than residents need, leading to smaller and fewer homes for higher prices. RMIT experts discuss how policymakers can get the car parking balance right.