Transformative WIDI program delivers workers to the social services sector
Older Victorians and those living with disability are getting the support they need thanks to a RMIT initiative to attract and train new care workers.
Antibiotic innovation helps fight against superbugs
RMIT scientists have created a new type of antibiotic that can be rapidly re-engineered to avoid resistance by dangerous superbugs.
Board game confronts the ‘ickiness’ of gut health
Researchers are using the play-based approach of board games to improve our understanding of gastrointestinal health.
Smart stitches to reduce infection, simplify post op monitoring
A new antimicrobial suture material that glows in medical imaging could be a promising alternative for mesh implants and internal stitches.
Contactless screening tool could revolutionise chronic wound treatment
A thermal-imaging tool to screen for chronic wounds could enable nurses to identify these hard-to-heal sores during the first assessment at a person’s home.
Ingenious innovation for EnGenius 2022
Projects looking at using coal ash to strengthen road pavement and an Advanced Transvaginal Mesh that could treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse were some of the student projects presented at this year’s RMIT Engineering showcase.
Detecting the 'invisible' signs of heart attacks
Using the power of light, RMIT PhD researcher Siew Joo Beh is developing a device that can quickly and accurately detect the signs of heart attacks that are impossible to see with the naked eye.
Nanoparticles could one day help “cure the incurable”, scientists say
Scientists at RMIT University say their new research advances the potential of nanomedicine to cure conditions that are currently incurable, such as dementia and motor neurone disease.