Media releases and expert comments

RMIT experts available for comment on gender equality and the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Case

Experts from RMIT are available to talk to the media about gender equality and the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Case on Wednesday 19 June. The case introduced the principle of "equal pay for equal work" into Australia's industrial relations system.

RMIT experts available for comment about Uber Air coming to Melbourne

Experts from RMIT University are available to talk to media in relation to Melbourne being named as the third city to test Uber Air. Uber Air is an aerial ridesharing scheme colloquially known as “flying taxis”.

Higher Education Minister visits RMIT Vietnam

The Victorian Minister for Higher Education and Minister for Training and Skills, the Honourable Gayle Tierney, visited RMIT’s Ho Chi Minh City campus today.

Melbourne Modern: the legacy of European artists and designers

A new exhibition at the RMIT Gallery traces the lasting impact of European influence on generations of RMIT teachers and students to the present day.

Bees can link symbols to numbers: study

We’ve learned bees can understand zero and do basic maths, and now a new study shows their tiny insect brains may be capable of connecting symbols to numbers.

From the burbs to the bay: GPS tracking reveals how litter travels

In a Victorian-first citizen science project, GPS-tracked bottles will be released in suburban waterways around Melbourne to reveal precisely how litter makes its way from our streets to our beaches.

Research confirms gut-brain connection in autism

People with autism often suffer from gut problems, but nobody has known why. Researchers have now discovered the same gene mutations – found both in the brain and the gut – could be the cause.

Public housing program risks reducing homes for vulnerable groups: report

A new report evaluating the Victorian Government’s program to redevelop inner suburban public housing estates says the plan may reduce the amount of homes available for vulnerable households.

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