Hyperactive immune cells accelerate heart valve disease: study
A new study using organ-on-a-chip technology reveals how overactive immune cells aggravate heart valve disease and how this damaging hyperactivity could potentially be controlled.
Rankings rise again
RMIT has performed strongly in the 2020 CWTS Leiden Ranking, which ranks the world’s top research intensive universities.
How does our brain fold? Study reveals new genetic insights
New research is helping unlock the mystery of how the brain folds as a baby develops in the womb – a process critical to healthy brain function.
New Research Hub to tackle global waste crisis
A major new Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Hub will focus on reducing landfill waste and transforming reclaimed waste into new materials for use in construction and other manufacturing sectors.
RMIT soil scientist features in Sydney Film Festival's 'The Leadership'
RMIT soil expert Dr Samantha Grover talks about her 2016 journey to Antarctica with 76 women in STEMM. Premiered at the Sydney Film Festival this week, ‘The Leadership’ documents their experience.
Muscle tech: Sleep apnea therapeutic showcased at global biotech event
A world-first therapeutic for treating sleep apnea and a range of other weak muscle conditions will be unveiled this month at global biotech innovation event, BIO Digital.
Emerging technology for the future of health and social care
From biomedicine and 3D printed implants to data collection and virtual care, RMIT experts discuss how emerging technologies are shaping the sector and helping solve our most complex health challenges.
Victorian first, as RMIT appoints Dean of STEMM Diversity and Inclusion
Bolstering RMIT’s commitment to gender equity, the new leadership position of Dean, STEMM Diversity and Inclusion, has been created in the College of Science, Engineering and Health.