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.
RMIT first Victorian university to win Cygnet Award
RMIT is the first Victorian university to be awarded a SAGE Cygnet Award, just the third Cygnet Award to be given nationally.
Recyclable mobile phone batteries a step closer with rust-busting invention
Mobile phone batteries with a lifetime up to three times longer than today’s technology could be a reality thanks to an innovation led by engineers at RMIT University.
Light-based tech could inspire Moon navigation and next-gen farming
Super-thin chips made from lithium niobate are set to overtake silicon chips in light-based technologies, according to world-leading scientists in the field, with potential applications ranging from remote ripening-fruit detection on Earth to navigation on the Moon.
Professor Ian Burnett returns to RMIT
Well-known researcher and staff alumnus returns to RMIT as Deputy Vice-Chancellor STEM College and Vice-President.
The future of space is female
Hayley Nitschke always had a passion for science and physics, but it wasn't until she heard RMIT's Dr Gail Iles’ talk at her high school that she knew she wanted a career in space.
Magnetic material mops up microplastics in water
Researchers at RMIT University have found an innovative way to rapidly remove hazardous microplastics from water using magnets.
Scientists add 'invisible fibre’ to foods for a healthier diet
Scientists have converted native starches, such as wheat, corn and cassava, to dietary fibre that can be added to food to make it healthier without changing its texture, colour or taste.