Pioneering research wins prestigious Victoria Prize
RMIT researchers have taken out awards for Victoria’s most impactful and industry-relevant research.
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.
RMIT receives over $6 million in ARC funding
RMIT University researchers have been awarded grants of more than $6 million from the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.
Scientists defy nature to make insta-bling at room temperature
An international team has made diamonds in minutes in a laboratory at room temperature – a process that normally takes billions of years, huge amounts of pressure and super-hot temperatures.
New machine learning program to speed up clean energy generation
Researchers have created a new type of machine learning model that could accelerate the process of designing next-generation organic solar cells.
Making biodiesel from dirty old cooking oil just got way easier
Researchers have developed a powerful, low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel, and turning food scraps and plastic rubbish into high-value products.
RMIT continues to excel in global rankings
RMIT has placed in the top 300 in the 2021 US News Best Global Universities rankings, consolidating the University’s reputation as one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions.
Diamond-studded silk wound dressing detects infection and improves healing
Scientists have developed a next generation wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in burns, skin grafts and chronic wounds.