The Oxford vaccine has unique advantages, as does Pfizer’s. Using both is Australia’s best strategy
The best approach for protecting everyone’s health will require us to provide different vaccines to different people according to need and availability.
Meet RMIT’s Senior Industry Fellow in Urban Design, Juan Cortés
Juan Cortés, an urban designer who leads the Cities Studio at AECOM Spain and is a BREEAM® Urbanism Assessor, has been appointed as Senior Industry Fellow in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University.
Study shows meaningful lockdown activity is more satisfying than busyness
With much of the world practicing varying degrees of social distancing and lockdown, researchers have been investigating the key to happiness in isolation.
New blood clot detection system could save lives
Student engineers have developed a prototype handheld device that can detect potentially fatal blood clots in life support machines faster and more accurately, while also estimating their size and shape.
New butterfly-inspired hydrogen sensor is powered by light
Inspired by the surface of butterfly wings, researchers have developed a light-activated hydrogen sensor that produces ultra-precise results at room temperature.
We modelled how a COVID vaccine roll-out would work. Here’s what we found
RMIT researchers have designed a mathematical model to test different scenarios for COVID-19 vaccine distribution, which we have submitted for publication.
RMIT wins Melbourne Achiever Award
RMIT University has been awarded the Committee for Melbourne's 2020 Melbourne Achiever Award, for an outstanding organisation.
Sound waves power new advances in drug delivery and smart materials
Researchers have revealed how high-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials, make smart nanoparticles and even deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free vaccinations.