New European project to empower citizens to become savvy with digital health tools
The €2.7 million research project will create a digital health literacy strategy and transform how everyday citizens manage their healthcare.
Making muscles, building brains: inside the mind-blowing world of biofabrication
In a research lab at a Melbourne hospital, work is underway to turn biomedical science fiction into reality.
Acclaimed Melbourne poet awarded inaugural Health Transformation Lab Fellowship
Melbourne-based poet and essayist Andy Jackson has been awarded the Health Transformation Lab’s inaugural ‘Writing the Future of Health’ Fellowship.
Sonic advance: How sound waves could help regrow bones
Researchers have used sound waves to turn stem cells into bone cells, in a tissue engineering advance that could one day help patients regrow bone lost to cancer or degenerative disease.
Early detection tech and the battle to change the story on ovarian cancer
Driven by a promise to help women win the battle against ovarian cancer, Dr Cesar Sanchez Huertas is developing new medical technologies to detect the deadly disease in its earliest stages.
One-off cash payments to aged care workers not enough
Following the federal government’s announcement yesterday of a one-off payment to aged care workers, an RMIT expert explains why a bigger solution is needed.
New courses on making cities healthier, more attractive and sustainable
A suite of new free online courses is set to equip urban professionals with the skills needed to tackle the unprecedented challenges facing cities across the world for the healthy liveable cities we need.
New copper surface eliminates bacteria in just two minutes
A new surface that kills bacteria more than 100 times faster and more effectively than standard copper could help combat the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.