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Bees have brain for basic maths

Researchers have found bees can do basic mathematics, in a discovery that expands our understanding of the relationship between brain size and brain power.

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Bees have brain for basic maths

Researchers have found bees can do basic mathematics, in a discovery that expands our understanding of the relationship between brain size and brain power.

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RMIT voted world’s best geospatial research institute

The university has just been named Geospatial Research Institute of the Year for 2019 by the Geospatial World Forum.

Research leaps forward in ERA rankings

RMIT University has been rated among the world's best in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings.

Scientists don’t really get the female brain – and it’s a problem for women’s health

A major new review examines what we know (and don't know) about the unique aspects of the female brain, the lack of female-specific research, and why it’s a real issue for women's health.

Universities join forces in advanced manufacturing

RMIT and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield have entered into a partnership that will see research collaboration and expertise exchange across advanced manufacturing and engineering.

RMIT women named superstars of STEM

Three RMIT researchers from STEM have been named among 60 Australian women recognised for outstanding contributions to their fields.

Centre to help grow Aerospace and Defence Industries

A newly expanded centre at RMIT University is set to support the transformational growth of Australia’s Defence and Aerospace industries.

Climate rewind: Scientists turn carbon dioxide back into coal

Researchers have used liquid metals to turn carbon dioxide back into solid coal, in a world-first breakthrough that could transform our approach to carbon capture and storage.

Smart filters: Next gen materials for modern gas masks

Gas masks have barely changed in over 100 years but with the help of some computational wizardry, next gen smart materials are bringing the outdated technology into the 21st century.

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