European funded research to boost the safety of steel construction products using recycled scrap aluminium
RMIT Europe has been awarded AU$434K to contribute to ALCOAT, a research project developing aluminium alloy coatings as a more sustainable alternative to zinc galvanisation.
New ‘designer’ titanium alloys made using 3D printing
A team of researchers has created a new class of titanium alloys that are strong and not brittle under tension, by integrating alloy and 3D-printing process designs.
The power of nature in tackling loneliness and social isolation among vulnerable groups
Researchers in Europe, Australia and Latin America are combining social interactions with the colours, sounds and smells of the natural environment to improve mental health in at-risk communities.
Wonder drug-capsule may one day replace insulin injection for diabetics
Scientists in Melbourne have designed a new type of oral capsule that could mean pain-free delivery of insulin and other protein drugs.