Branching out: Making graphene from gum trees
Researchers have developed a cost-effective and eco-friendly way of producing graphene using one of Australia’s most abundant resources, eucalyptus trees.
RMIT leading researcher receives Order of Australia Honour
Professor Calum Drummond has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List for his outstanding service to science and innovation.
Congratulations to Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients
Outstanding contributors from the RMIT community have been recognised with an Order of Australia in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
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.
Building next gen smart materials with the power of sound
Researchers have used sound waves to precisely manipulate atoms and molecules, accelerating the sustainable production of breakthrough smart materials.
Bendigo Flight School takes off with advanced training sim
RMIT students will soar over virtual clouds during flight training, thanks to the installation of a new, state-of-the-art simulator at the University’s Bendigo Flight School.
New X-ray facility gives students industry-leading edge
The medical radiation suite at RMIT’s Bundoora West site has been given a state-of-the-art facelift with the addition of three new Siemens X-ray machines.